What is insight? Insight is basically the ability to see and understand beyond the obvious. It relates to the perceptive and discerning ability of a person. But what is the value of insight for an entrepreneur? Do you have insight as an entrepreneur? How often do you ask insightful questions in your enterprise? Many times you the entrepreneur will just see the obvious in your enterprise and assume that everything is proceeding well, yet that may not be the case. As an entrepreneur, you need to be very insightful in your approach to business. You need to go beyond the obvious if you must be successful and build a great enterprise. Let’s consider some examples.
There are hosts of situations and decision-making points in your enterprise that require insight. If you take things for granted and only look at the surface of issues, you are in for a big surprise. If you have been an entrepreneur for some years I guess you understand what I mean. While big enterprises tend to have executives and consultants with the expertise to address some of these issues, small and medium enterprises may not. This places responsibility on you the entrepreneur. I believe you now appreciate the power of insight in an entrepreneur, don’t you?
The Wise Entrepreneur