Do you have what it takes to start a company?

For anyone thinking of striking out on their own, the first question is usually “Do I have what it takes?” (And is sometimes follows with “Am I crazy?”)┬áBeing an entrepreneur means working long hours and taking on lots of risk, but for many the rewards are worth it – even if they ultimately fail.

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Five questions every company should ask

In working with small to mid-size companies, one of the most surprising things is how infrequently they stop to re-assess their situation. These five questions are a good way to shake things up and gain a little perspective:

1. What is our company’s purpose on this earth?

2. What should we stop doing?

3. If we didn’t have [...]