Thought we were celebrating a small victory, but........
So, my entrepreneurial 13-year-old recently decided to put his gaming energy into building a web based video game. Then his demeanor quickly changed to sadness upon considering the hundreds, if not thousands, of players that he sought to attract and satisfy.
Here's the transcript:
Dad: "Oh, I see. That does become overwhelming."
Dad: "You know, there's a guy named Peter who once wisely said that the purpose of a business is 'to create and keep a customer.' Not a thousand or a hundred or ten, just one. Focus on that ONE customer."
Son: "But, who is my customer, dad?"
Dad: [Pointing to son's chest] "Someone just like YOU."
Son: [Smiling in agreement]. "Thanks Dad. So who's this Peter, anyway?"
Dad: "Oh, just the father of modern management..."