Owning a business often seems like jumping from one crisis to another, but there’s a difference between putting out fires around your business and actually fighting a fire in your business. Being prepared for the emergencies that will occasionally rise up can mean the difference between succeeding or failing as a business. As a business owner, it is vital to be ready for some of the most common business emergencies, which can range from physical to financial.
We aren’t really sure how business pundits come up with the prophecies they espouse on prime time cable news shows. Perhaps it has something to do with tracking the stars, seeking out the fortune teller at the local Roma encampment, and gazing misty-eyed into a magical crystal ball. Or maybe it has more to do with tracking current trends and hoping that they are applicable to a wider array of companies than currently being affected.
Of course, there is always the old “throw a dart at a piece of paper and read out the results” trick. While this method may not be quite as accurate, it seems to the go-to plan for some corporate prophets.
How else would we have gotten the following four failed business predictions over the years? Continue reading →
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