Flowers are beautiful! I love flowers, in fact we have flowers in our house probably once a month on average we love them so much. And in the summer, I have a flower bed in my front yard that I like to fill with all sorts of bright and rare coloured petals.
When I was weeding my flower bed this summer I had the thought about how I wished that the weeds would stop coming back so often and that the flowers would grow just as fast. But in that moment I learned to have an appreciation for the tenacity of weeds.
Later that day I came across this quote by Doug Larson, “A weed is a plant that has mastered all survival skills except for learning how to grow in rows.”
What a beautiful thought. This is what being a business owner is like. You must be tenacious, work hard, keep showing up amongst the flowers and working hard to come through even though we keep getting pulled up by the roots.
So, if you are a business owner then I want you to never give up, like a dandelion – dig deep roots, be stubborn, seed seed seed, and keep coming back. Don’t underestimate the power of being a weed. Flowers are nice but weeds are stubborn!
Where is it time for you to be like a weed in your business?