Rose Report: Issue 37
Building a Successful Business is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
“The world is full of people who have dreams of playing at Carnegie Hall, of running a marathon, and of owning their own business. The difference between the people who make it across the finish line and everyone else is one simple thing: an action plan.” —John Tesh
In the running world, sprinting and marathon races are on opposite ends of the spectrum and require very different skills. While both are challenging and require intense training, a sprint focuses on the short term, a marathon focuses on the long run.
In many ways, starting a business is similar to training for a marathon. Before you set out on the path to the finish line, you need to have a plan. Like a runner preparing for a marathon, start-up and early stage businesses need to have a well thought out strategy on to how to obtain their long-term goals.
Know your fitness level.
When preparing for a marathon, the first step is to make sure you have the endurance you need to finish the race. Similarly, the first step to business success is knowing your company’s fitness level. Do you have the meaningful financial information that you need to make sound business decisions? Does your company meet compliance and tax regulations? Do you have a financial system that is scalable as your company grows? If you answered no to any of these questions, Rose Financial Solutions’ RFSStartup™ can improve your fitness level and set you on the path to business success.
Don’t let roadblocks get in your way.
Whether inclement weather or an injury, every runner experiences some type of roadblock during a marathon. The same is true for start-ups and early stage companies. From financial challenges during tight times, to compliance and tax issues, start-up companies often face hurdles that get in the way of their success. Through RFSStartup™, we remove roadblocks by giving you the financial confidence you need to make sound financial decisions. We’ve spent over 20 years building the processes and systems necessary to help nurture our early stage clients.
Marathon runners are known for offering encouragement to one another. As your trusted advisor, we’ll be there to help you succeed by providing meaningful financial information and guidance that is timely and accurate. We’ll analyze your company’s financial situation, map out a realistic and strategic budget, ensure compliance and set your company on a course to achieve growth and long-term goals, all while remaining a cost-effective alternative to internal staff. Through our advanced technology and cloud-based systems, we’ll ensure you have a cost-effective and scalable financial infrastructure.
Through RFSStartup™, you can set your sights on the finish line knowing you have a well thought out strategy on to how to obtain your long-term goals. Learn more about RFSStartup™.