The Zigzag Principle has its roots in the laws of nature, with evidences everywhere we look. Rivers don’t flow in a straight line from mountain springs to the ocean. They twist and turn as they adapt to the obstacles that impede their flow. Mountain peaks are formed by the violent acts of nature, which leave no straight shots to the top. So much of the beauty we see in nature is the result of its forces carving out paths that must wend their way around never-ending obstacles.
"There are certain foundational elements that every entrepreneur must build on to succeed, as well as some critical tools we all need. I found these tried-and-true principles summarized very well in a new book The Zigzag Principle by serial entrepreneur Rich Christiansen." Forbes
You deeply want to become an extraordinary entrepreneur, but you don’t know where to begin. You don’t have enough money; or else you’ve got money, but you wouldn’t feel right risking it. You’re too young; or else you’re too old, and the chance has already passed you by. You can’t seem
The modern world has given us stupendous know-how. Yet avoidable failures continue to plague us in health care, government, law and the financial industry. And the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of knowledge today has exceeded our ability as individuals to properly deliver it to people consistently, correctly and
Building relationships is an important and never-ending opportunity that will set the foundation for your zigzagging.
In business, like in nature, there will be bumps, dips, twists, turns, and detours along the routes we choose to pursue
It is unrealistic to think we can just charge directly at a goal without injuring ourselves or others.
So much of the beauty we see in nature is the result of its forces carving out paths that must wend their way around never-ending obstacles.
Whether your sources of information are traditional or nontraditional, your mental capital is your ability to apply that information.
Success is actually the result of identifying and maximizing a couple of foundational resources that have nothing to do with our traditional view of “capital”.
A key reason many people have a hard time adding resources is they have become accustomed to micromanaging every aspect of their business.
Whether you are starting out in life or starting a business—or are broke and starting over—your first zig always needs to take you toward profitability.