Money is just one way to measure business success.
The financial rewards that come from being successful in business are of course important to many entrepreneurs, and are key ctors in motivating them to work hard and take tremendous risks. But if success can be defined as the feelings of satisction and completion you have when your business career is over, success has other dimensions that for many business owners are as significant, or more so, than monetary rewards.
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For entrepreneurs, great satisction comes from the process of creation starting with just an idea and building something that lasts. There is pride of ownership from seeing your mily name on the company. Successfully cing challenges and as a result finding skills and strengths you didnt think you had these are definitely aspects of personal success in business.
Fortune magazine publishes an annual list of what it considers the best companies to work for, but thousands of business owners dont need national media recognition to know that they have made taking good care of their employees a high priority. They see it in how hard their employees work, how committed each member of their team is to the organizations goals. They measure this aspect of business success in how many employees stay with the company for five or years or more sometimes their whole career.
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Successful businesses earn a substantial return on investment for the shareholders who risked their capital in the venture. The founders of the company, who are generally also shareholders, are able to create wealth for their milies and security for their future, as well as enjoy a more affluent life. They measure success by being able to provide a better life for their children than they had when they were young.
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Companies also measure success by the good they accomplish for society. Some have specific social goals, such as improving the environment or providing educational opportunities for children through the products and services they offer. Others have a very high commitment to charile giving and being good corporate citizens. Film star Paul Newmans company, Newmans Own Inc., which manuctures and markets a variety of consumer products, distributes all of its after tax profits to charile causes. The companys charile foundation has donated more than million, according to Newmans Own website.
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Brian Hill is the author of four popular business and finance books The Making of a Bestseller, Inside Secrets to Venture Capital, Attracting Capital from Angels and his latest book, published in , The Pocket Small Business Owners Guide to Business Plans.
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With the number of businesses that il or start out strong only to stumble in the competitive marketplace a few years later, another measure of business success is the ability to sustain success in the turbulent, ever changing business world. Book publisher John Wiley Sons began in as a small New York Citybased printing shop. Two hundred years later, in , the companys revenues were more than billion, according to the companys website. The company has been able to successfully adapt to changes in readers taste but also to the technological changes in the publishing industry for more than two centuries.
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Helping customers solve a problem thats the reason many of the products and services we use every day were created. For business owners, seeing that your products made your customers lives better in a significant way is one of the motivating ctors that keeps them working tirelessly on developing even better solutions. Praise from satisfied customers provides a feeling of accomplishment that for some business owners is as important as the financial rewards they earn.
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