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How to search for opportunities

How to search for opportunities To search for opportunities, you must first define and carefully examine your environment. That’s because opportunities are created by change in your environment. So, you first need to define your opportunity environment and understand its…

Don’t fear change, adapt to it.

Don’t fear change, adapt to it Change is the mother of all opportunities. If nothing changed, there would be no opportunities. If everyone in the world was permanently and completely satisfied eating the same standard hamburger, what opportunity would you…

The opportunity to change patterns

The opportunity to change patterns Human beings learn everything through pattern recognition. It could be a simple pattern like learning how to walk. Every process we use in life is a collection of patterns. Animals follow patterns through instinct, and…

What’s the value in opportunity gravity?

What’s the value in opportunity gravity? Every opportunity has perceived potential value. For example, imagine that a record producer called you out of the blue and told you that you had the opportunity to become a music superstar, that you…

All opportunities have a lifecycle.

All opportunities have a lifecycle We’ve all heard of the product lifecycle. But it’s myopic to just focus on products. That’s because every product is the physical manifestation of a package of services. The value in any product is the…

Why have a win-win mentality?

Why have a win-win mentality? Would changing your mindset from win-lose to win-win increase the opportunities at your disposal? Yes, it would, and dramatically. If you only think from the standpoint of “what’s in it for me?” and don’t consider…

Stop playing the victim!

Stop playing the victim! Do you feel that you are a victim of your circumstances, because of things you can’t control going on around you? The truth is, you are only a victim if you choose to be. You need…

Why follow the golden rule?

Why follow the golden rule? In the agricultural era before the Industrial Revolution, if the lord of the manor demanded that one of his peasants turn over all his crops on pain of death, then he had no choice but…

What’s the opportunity in arbitrage?

What the opportunity in arbitrage? Every sales opportunity involves an exchange of value between you and someone else. Ideally, you want to trade something that doesn’t have much marginal value to you, for something that has a lot of marginal…