The first thing which start-ups learn from nature is,Nature’s Golden Rule- Survival of fittest , start-ups should have flexibility and adaptability to change as per market conditions, changes that keep happening in industry verticals and Business conditions.
These conditions are not in your control, but what is in control is how effectively flexible are you to change and adapt to conditions is the key to success
All Rivers start with spring: Yes every ocean which is filled with rivers and rivers have tributaries and these streams start as spring trickling down to form basic element which when grows big grows as river and then fills ocean. Let’s see this as a company process, when your company starts it’s always small like spring which trickles down and continuously water moves from the source of spring slowly it joins with other tributaries to form a force called river. The same way is what your company has to stay alive and undergo continuous revenue generation or creating value, once when it grow’s slowly you will have employees joining in and contributing to increase the revenue which is the same way as joining with tributaries which helps in widening of rivers and finally joins oceans. The same way when company grow’s big it starts to repay back to society by giving employment and creating indirect dependents adding value to society
Even predator gets eaten: A crocodile baby which is just born is also susceptible to death the same way any other animal baby is. A eagle hunting crocodile baby does not think today it’s small tomorrow it will be big crocodile, but today as it’s just baby it can be eaten by any. The same thing is for your company, when you start its small so you should also ensure you need to take care of precautions with regard to finances, sales, revenue generation or else it will be end of your company even before it grows big
The much better example is thousand sperms move toward egg but only one succeeds the same is for company 1000 of companies come into existence but only few make it big
For much easier it’s like chicken egg which can become omlet or tandoori but if it survives it becomes hen which lays eggs.