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Jason Hartman

Dec 27, 2020

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Meet The Disruptors: Mark Faulkner of Vireo Systems On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

“Persevere and be positively resilient.” There are many instances in life and business where truly the last person standing is the winner. Don’t give up…never, never, never give up…especially if you know you are in the right. Unfortunately, there are nefarious and selfish people in life and in business, and they learn your mettle when they see they can’t erode or wear you down. It sets the tone for many business dealings and market respect going forward.

  • “The last thing you need right now is another great idea!” It’s easy to think of great ideas but harder to turn them into something tangible and real, again as echoed by Mr. Marvin Hopper, one of my mentors.
  • “Discern carefully in tense or important circumstances to know whether you should make something happen or let something happen.” There have been many instances where something absolutely needed to be acted upon, to drive the situation to positively effect an outcome, with no replacement for being boldly decisive and working hard to make something happen. Yet there have also been at least as many situations where patience and letting something play out was absolutely the right path so as to not overreact and to allow Providence to play its role in the choreography of life.
  • “Persevere and be positively resilient.” There are many instances in life and business where truly the last person standing is the winner. Don’t give up…never, never, never give up…especially if you know you are in the right. Unfortunately, there are nefarious and selfish people in life and in business, and they learn your mettle when they see they can’t erode or wear you down. It sets the tone for many business dealings and market respect going forward.