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Step by Step One small step for you can mean giant leaps for your business.

By Romanus Wolter

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Life's successes are incremental. Before Edison was hailed as a genius for inventing the light bulb, he discovered more than 1,000 wrong ways to make it. When most people start a business, they imagine landing that big deal that comes with guaranteed long-term income. In reality, hundreds of little transactions serve as the building blocks that make big accomplishments possible.

Success comes from achieving your goals and incorporating the many lessons you learn along the way. It's your job as a creative thinker to focus on the future while also reveling in winning the daily battles. In other words, celebrate the small victories.

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