By Brian Scudamore, an EO Vancouver member and founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
Why do some businesses fail during tough times while others succeed? I have searched for the answer to that question since I began my business 16 years ago. In my search for knowledge and professional guidance, I have worked with and learned from hundreds of successful entrepreneurs and top-level executives. The more time I spent getting to know these people, the clearer it became that each of them shared three common characteristics that ultimately defined their success: focus, faith and effort.