This would pique a banker's interest because he or she cares about the return on investment more than your business aspirations." Risk is an inevitable part of starting and growing a business.It's impossible to control everything, but there are plenty of ways to limit internal and external threats to your company and its growth."In the past, we would highlight our business goal to become a franchise, which didn't resonate with banks," Reilly said."We learned to emphasize that there is a large market for what we do."Compared with large companies, small businesses are nimble, and often better able to see, anticipate and respond to their customers' needs," De Hetre said."The most successful small businesses exploit this advantage, by bringing new and innovative products and services to market more quickly and developing and nurturing long-term customer relationships." Dennis Tanjeloff, president and CEO of Astro Gallery of Gems, agreed.
The words ' That's not my job,' do not exist in their vocabulary.Deliver quality experiences and products, and they'll quickly sing your praises on social media; mess it up, and they'll tell the world even faster.Fast growth depends on making your current and potential customers happy with their experience, De Hetre said."Look to current pop culture trends for an opportunity to become part of the movement, when it makes sense," Cornell said."In an era of internet-fame, we looked to expand our horizons beyond the music industry.