Here’s an out-of-left-field question for you.When she was alive, do you think Mother Teresa (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Teresa) feared competition?I mean, she was famous, right? Aren’t most famous people somewhat anxious about losing that fame? Better to burn out than fade away, or something like that?She had a desirable market position, right? She built something a lot of people really needed (strong market demand), she had a global reputation for that thing (strong market position), and there’s speculation that when her charity got going strong it was at least reasonably well-funded (I repeat: speculation, I don’t know for sure either way and don’t have a dog in that fight). Was she concerned about competitors coming in and becoming more known for that same thing?Of course this is a little bit of a ridiculous question because it can’t be fully answered, and Mother Teresa is dead now. I suspect a fear of competition was the furthest thing from her mind. She had a mission and the drive to accomplish it.But what about you?Do you fear competition?I always enjoy and appreciate hearing from you, so I’ve put together an anonymous, 3-question survey about competition. I’d love for you to weigh in: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeAHlwr_YqVkJ1yihyRH6jx3GJHRgfsDWraS85sLnOu08f8Tg/viewformI’ll share back with you anonymized, summarized findings from this.-P
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