It’s always heart-wrenching to see a start-up fail, especially when you are in the business of helping them succeed. However, it’s even more heart-wrenching when the start-up has been “bleeding” for a while.
As an entrepreneur it’s critical to understand when to end it. Ending fast has some key advantages:
How do you know when the timing is right as an entrepreneur? Chances are you are so ingrained in the company or idea that you find it impossible to quit. Maybe even embarrassing. Not the case at all. It demonstrates you have the knowledge and courage to make tough decisions and know when it’s time to end and move on — a key factor in leadership.
You can help assess if the time is right when one or all of the following happen:
Consider these factors even before you build on your next idea.
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