Looking back on my career, here are five that I have found to be the most valuable and have helped me gain the most traction.
- Do Your Homework
- Stay Singular in Your Focus
- Your Competition Is There and You Don’t Even Know It
- Understanding Your Distribution Model
- Your Weakness Is Your Greatest our Strength In Disguise
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