The definition of success is different for every person. Your ideas of success may work perfectly for you in your personal life but the same logic may not be applicable when it comes to measuring the success of your business. Simply enjoying your work will not ensure a great future for your business. It is necessary to regularly analyze where your business stands currently, where it is headed and what you can do to improve it. This is imperative in building a foundation for what you want to accomplish in future.
When people mention COBOL, it's usually either met with a scoff or a groan, conjuring up unimpressive images of programmers trying to maintain mission critical business applications using thousands of lines of code. The antiquated language no more enjoys the lionized position that it did a few decades ago. And with reports of its waning popularity making rounds every few years, one may want to revisit its relevance in the current scenario.
The India-optimists opine that the negative effects of demonetization have subsided. Initial glitches in GST implementation are now over. Together Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) should put a check on bad loans despite the delaying tactics used by loan defaulters, and bank credit to the industrial sector will be back to normal.
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on Inc about U.S entrepreneurship being at a 40-year low. Research suggests that there are are some seeds of growth and the latest studies have highlighted that female entrepreneurship will provide one of the best routes to future business success.