Almost immediately we started developing our business. We opened George Bowers Grocery in November that year. The journey has been transformative. It’s been incredibly hard and painful at times. But, I can also say that it continues to challenge us in many ways—most of them for the better. I’m proud of what we’ve built and I’m grateful for all the people who continue to help make it possible.
Here are the top five lessons I learned the hard way. Maybe you can avoid my mistakes.
WARNING: Some of these are nearly impossible to avoid.