Start Ups: The Start-Up is an Attitude, Not an Age

Why is Your New Business is a Start-Up and My Old Business Not

We all know young individuals who impress us as adolescents or pre-adolescents with how they behave and we also know some who are past 30-years of age who should know better and behave like infants and toddlers.

Start-Ups and Attitude; Think Like a Founder

A Start-Up is:
1 – Passionate
2 – Thinks and Serves Beyond Status Quo
3 – Modify the existing (traditional) Business Model associated with the enterprise that it serves

Part One: Passion

What are you doing about Changing and Evolving the DNA (existing industry norms) in your Business World ?

They say love conquers all, but I say you won’t get it done without Passion. Passion creates focus; resilience and the ambition to succeed. Passion makes it possible to keep putting one foot in front of the other against all odds.

The people I have seen achieve the greatest success in their professional and personal lives are passionate people that lead, support, and mentor others with that ‘zeal and zest’ for the work and people

Passion is what drives you. Passion keeps you going despite the difficulties that your business will inevitably come across. I’ve had several opportunities to throw up my hands and simply give up, but my passion caused me to keep at it. I wouldn’t think of anything but making my business succeed. That’s passion.

Caution: Passion can Mislead You
Passion in all its glory can also be dangerous to your business. Passion can make you do things that aren’t worth doing or have a low return on your invested time, or my Ego gets the best of me.

You have to recognize when your passion is misplaced. Passion might tell you one thing, but logic might tell you another. Weigh both to make smart choices for your Start-Up thinking business.


Evolving and Changing your existing Business Model. Is it still relevant and most effective way or method?

Think Like a Founder…

Daniel Morris
Daniel frequently provides Media Content via Workshops, Podcasts and Printed Articles on topics like Cross-Border Transactions, Wealth Preservation and Planning, Global Banking and many other high-level financial topics that serve and demonstrate the Value of our Global Network that should be of interest to those who need Private High-Wealth Services. If you wish for Daniel to speak to you or your Professional Group, please contact us.

Morris+D’Angelo is the industry leader for many High-Wealth Customers and Organizations.

Daniel Morris, Managing Director, Chief Dragon Slayer707 SW Washington St., Suite 1100
Portland, Oregon, 97205

503.749.6300 – Portland Office
408.292.2892 – San Jose Office

Daniel Morris, Dan Morris, CPA, Portland Oregon, Dragon Slayer

No Replies to "Start Ups: The Start-Up is an Attitude, Not an Age"

    Got something to say?

    Some html is OK