Timing Is The Key For Achieving Success In Life

This truth applies in all areas.

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5 Essential Elements That Lead To Success

Bill Gross first explains that there are 5 essential elements that lead to success for a startup:

  • Team
  • Business model
  • Funding
  • Timing

Striking Examples

Among the examples Bill Gross cites is the startup Z.com, which launched a video service in the late 1990s that was somewhat similar to YouTube but not as successful as expected. Why? Simply because the timing was not the right one. Broadband penetration in the US was too low at that time for the service to be successful.

A Good Decision Can Be Bad If The Timing Is Not Good

Bill Gross’s talk focuses on the success or failure of startups as you understand it. Nevertheless, I think that the essential element that determines the success or failure of a startup can apply to your whole life.

Timing Is The Key For Achieving Success In Life

There are many other examples that I could present to you, but I think you have already grasped the essential: timing is essential to achieving success in life.

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