With a microscopic lens, an entrepreneur can look at what is working in his/her business, and what can be improved with processes and employees. Initially, the day-to-day minutiae for new founders require continued attention. A CEO of a startup recently shared that staying attune to the small details of her business gives her the confidence to sell products to potential clients.
With a telescopic lens, an entrepreneur can assess the vision for the future. Sculpting, molding and envisioning the long run for the company can inspire your employees and motivate them forward. A startup founder I recently chatted with, explained that it his visions are what differentiated his company from the competition.
Ironically, the best entrepreneurs need a microscope to do telescopic things, and use a telescope to do microscopic things.
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