Only Fools and Horses – For anyone who has not seen this British TV classic, you are in for a treat. This comedy series is about Derrick Trotter, his brother and an assortment of misfits. Enjoyable as a comedy it also contains a valuable lesson for entrepreneurs.
Del Boy keeps a winning attitude with his catch phrase “He who dares wins.” He keeps saying “…this time next year, we will be millionaires” no matter what his situation.
All entrepreneurs can use a touch of his positive attitude in these trying times. Although you should be aware that most of Del Boy’s business transactions were not strictly legal. He also specialized in everything.
His hallmarks were
- An ability to see an opportunity in just about every situation
- A networks of friends and contacts who help out
- A brother who provides most of the free labor
- An ability to talk through any situation
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