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How are gardens like start ups?

This is a landscaping design focus which show the similarities between cultivating a garden & a start up. This is the story of "10 years later it was an overnight success"

Source: http://casudi.esse-group.com/entrepreneurs/cultivate-your-garden-like-a-start-up/

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Seasons of Growth

May 28, 2012 by Nick Kellet
Seasons of Growth

They pass through phases or new growth and then maturing growth.

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Initial concepts are often modified along the way.

May 28, 2012
Initial concepts are often modified along the way.

Plans are very good, but keep in mind they need to be flexible.

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Sometimes you have to "dump" the idea and start all over.

May 28, 2012
Sometimes you have to "dump" the idea and start all over.

If you have to fail, fail fast.

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Listen to the experts.

May 28, 2012
Listen to the experts.

Often this can help in avoiding expensive mistakes

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Not Enough Space

May 29, 2012 by Nick Kellet
Not Enough Space

Sometimes there's just too much going on. Too much competition for attention and natural resources.

That's so true for Startups too!

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Persistence

May 30, 2012 by Joseph Ruiz
Persistence

While you do have to dump an idea, sometimes waiting 10 years is necessary too. There is value in advisers to help you figure out the difference

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Weed & ReCycle the Weak

May 30, 2012 by Nick Kellet
Weed & ReCycle the Weak

Trying is good, but not all things work. Sometimes they need relocating, regrouping.

Sometimes they just die. Sometimes they need new homes. Sometimes they will just do better off the premises

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Pick one really good (design) theme & follow through.

May 29, 2012
Pick one really good (design) theme & follow through.

Theme & variations is OK in the garden ~ and in a Start up, though be careful that the variations of the product don't de-focus from the product.

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Expect (& prepare for if possible) the unexpected.

May 30, 2012
Expect (& prepare for if possible) the unexpected.

Something I forgot to do yesterday which resulted in the deer eating 30% of my blooming Siberian Iris. I failed to spray the anti-deer stuff ~ too busy paying attention to other things. Happens all the time in a start up!

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Dont be blinded by success.

May 31, 2012
Dont be blinded by success.

Today I was looking up celebrating my success with my Wisteria, and slipped on the Wisteria petals and fell hard! OUCH! This can happen along the way in a start up or small biz when celebrating a success; resulting in a setback or fall!

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How are gardens like start ups?

Dec 25, 2014 by Ivo Henfling
How are gardens like start ups?