Businesses have a dependency cycle similar to children. It all starts with an idea. It is conceived by founding and incubated through build measure learn MVP cycles. Then, birth. Business Model Validation welcomes you into the world. Your business is a real boy.
It is wholly dependent on you as the parent. You feed it and think for it. Like any good parent, you start to teach your child to do things for themselves. You create associations and encourage the development of fine motor skills. This is when we build processes into our business. It evolves the personality and independent thinking capacity.
Most businesses never grow up. Not because the parents don’t want them to, but because they never had any antenatal classes to teach them how. You might have parental instincts, it’s not enough.
It takes a village to raise a business.