Sudden success comes in many forms, especially in commerce.
Your store could have just experienced its first massive flash sale or maybe you were featured on Shark Tank. Often, it means receiving a major round of funding or finding yourself smack dab in the center of a genuine news event.
Whatever the shape ... the experience is utterly intoxicating. So, what could possibly go wrong?
Turns out, a lot. Just ask Shark Tank’s Daymond John:
“Success can ruin a business if you let your success affect your mindset.”
As intoxicating as all your sudden success might be, getting drunk on it can spell disaster. That’s why I’ve put together this list of exactly what not to do when you find yourself suddenly successful … direct from some of the most wildly successful names in business.