Stagnation in business is the most feared factor that could obliterate a business, which is why every legitimate strategy available on God’s blue earth must be employed to keep a business afloat. Currently there are a bunch of motivational speakers with their fancy words, inspiring websites and overpriced books willing to help you get your business growing. Well, the goodness is there are also real time hyenas strategies, you’re probably thinking “Hyenas? What have they got to do with this?” Well, a person might inspire an individual into becoming an entrepreneur; just saying inspirations spiral out of anywhere.
To the hyenas, hunting prey is a business every one of them must indulge, this piece will reveal a careful analysis into the life of hyenas and how they succeed in hunting their prey.
1. Be Patient
Right from the legendary classic cartoon “The Lion King” the Hyena has always shown thorough patience in their dealings. This can be akin to a strategy needed in growing a successful business. Hastiness, should never be a part of you, because impatience can make you loss real time focus, ingredient and necessary tools needed to grow.
Patience is a key value found in the hyenas and this has always help them get their goal without obstructions and massive competitions.
2. Retreat If Out-Gunned
Surely there is some sweet aroma that comes with winning a battle without retreating once, but if you are out-gunned, outwitted and outnumbered. The best decision you can make is to retreat, only then will you have the benefit of fighting another day. In the business world, you will come across obstacles that will tend to overpower you, presentations gone wrong, partners dropped out, etc. This is not a call to give up but just a call to regroup, reevaluate and plan a comeback. This trait has practically kept the hyenas in the business of hunting preys.
3. Never Give Up
This is pretty much the hyenas, they employ this mostly after number 2 goes down; they would keep coming back snooping around still looking forward to the perfect opportunity to strike. Dragging this lesson back to the business world comes with the lesson that teaches you not to give up on set goals as you chase growth to higher levels.
4. Identify and Take Business Opportunities
The last three (3) points probably got you thinking the hyenas are mere cowards but please refrain from such thought. It takes a ton of skill and talent to identify opportunities when they come. Despite the fact that you may have been waiting all year long for this, factors such as fear and hesitation can beat you to grabbing the opportunities. So, as you wait for opportunities to strike, prepare to take them like the hyenas.
5. Be Ruthless
If hyenas were gifted with bravery they would definitely be the most dangerous creatures that ever lived. Cam footages of hyenas preying on their targets have often come across as horror as they devour their prey ruthlessly. As a business man or woman no devouring will be required but ruthlessness is as important as the other lessons you have learned today. When the opportunity presents itself and your preparedness is great, take it all and leave no stone for other competitors.
In conclusion, never underestimate the powers of your strength, if you are willing to take your business and startups to the next generation where your market preposition will be highly sort after, then major values needed are patience and using the right opportunities properly.