It’s never easy to admit when you are wrong, but it is a crucial step in learning, growing and improving yourself. You can only learn from a mistake after you accept that you’ve made it. Never blame others when you commit a mistake, because you will only end up distancing yourself from a possible learning. The best way to handle mistakes is to deal with it and be responsible for the consequences. Having this kind of attitude will attract learning.
Marketing can make or break you. In the simplest form, marketing is letting people know what you have, where to get it, and why they want it. Starting with letting people know what you have can be as easy as working from your contact network to get the word out. Make a commitment now to focus on getting your marketing strategy right.
Are you in business to make money, to have fun, or to inflate your ego? If it’s the latter, then make an appointment to see a psychologist before your business fails, and most likely your ego with it. Sure. Once you have a good business I’m not denying that it IS something to be proud of, however if this is a big part of the reason that you starting a business in the first place, then you are getting into it for the wrong reasons.