An "Assumption” is where you believe something to be true, but it is yet unproven while a “belief” is something you are certain is true. As a small business owner, you should always challenge a belief and treat it as an assumption because your beliefs may not be facts.
Leap of faith assumptions needs to be identified and tested early on so that the company can make better decisions instead of incurring significant expenses by going down the wrong path. Unfortunately, our government does not subscribe to testing assumptions before spending billions of dollars of taxpayer money. For example, take the main assumption that […]