To say that the Pittsburgh Steelers merely underperformed in 2018 is a gross understatement of the catastrophic season they had this year. Despite their largely underwhelming performance, there are some valuable lessons that entrepreneurs can learn from my troubled team.
Entrepreneurship is a lot like sports in that way. No matter how many books you read, no matter how smart you are, no matter which school you graduated from, you will still get your butt kicked from time to time by any number of adversaries - and nobody wants to hear your excuses. What people do care about, on the other hand, is how well you bounce back after a setback. How well can you handle pressure?