Want to Improve Business? Listen to Warren Buffett

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Are you in a rut and trying to figure out how to improve your business?  Every so often it’s a good idea to take a breather and think about something Warren Buffett said. No he’s not perfect and he’d be the first to tell you that. But, he’s got a pretty good track record for doing alright.

Consider this thought: “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” Hardly original but profound.

Need a concrete example to get started; how about Toyota. Their cars were terrible when they started. Now they are noted for their reliability. In fact they’ve done so well that they have a sizable chunk of the US market as well as other markets around the world.

They did not accomplish that in a year or two. They learned from their many mistakes and slowly improved by fixing one problem at a time, no matter how little, and repeated that for decades.  The results speak for themselves.

It’s a good lesson for any business whether you’re listening to Warren or looking at companies like Toyota. Look at your business and start improving things. A better process here, automate something there and before you know it, your business is in a much better position for long term success.

Onward and Upward!

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