Why blindly following professional idols can be bad for business

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Amy Ramage

MD & Creative Director



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Leaders don't have all the answers

An idol can be an important part of entrepreneurship as someone we can look up to with respect and hold in high regard. When navigating the many challenges around starting a business, they enable us to say, ‘what would they do in that situation?‘

However, it’s equally important to remember that even the most inspirational leaders make mistakes. Stories of explosive overnight popularity can make entrepreneurs feel like they’re falling behind. The reality is most businesses face hardships before they become the success story that we all idolise.

In MediaCat Magazine, our Founder, MD and Creative Director, Amy Ramage, shares her view on why we cannot compare our growth to that of another entrepreneur. It’s great to have idols, but know when not to follow them and recognise that your own unique decisions and distinctive results make your business special in the first place!

Read all about it here.

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