Josh Smith is an entrepreneur from Reno, Nevada, who has a passion for organic gardening. He created Modular Greenhouses to make affordable greenhouses available to the average person. His company designs and sells greenhouses that are modular or that can be expanded over time.
In a recent interview, Josh Smith was asked what he believes is true that very few people believe right now. Mr. Smith responded by saying that he believes college may soon become obsolete and that other educational opportunities may take its place.
Josh Smith was then asked what is something that he does constantly as a business person that he recommends other people do as well. Mr. Smith responded by saying that you need to look at and accept reality. He says if you ignore the facts on the ground and the cold hard truth, then you are going to fail in business.
The interviewer inquired about a strategy that he has used in his entrepreneurial career that has helped him grow his business. Josh Smith replied that willingness to adapt has been an integral part of his business strategy that has led him to success. Willing to adapt means that you are willing to make changes to your product. He says that if you don’t develop and improve upon your original ideas, then you are more likely to fail
It is important to build upon your ideas says Smith. You may have a great new idea, but it may not be feasible for the market he adds. A little tweaking and editing may be just what’s needed to make it successful. This is why Josh Smith places such high emphasis on adaptability and flexibility in business. You should also be open to new ideas as that can lead to improvements as well he states.
When asked what is the best $100 he recently spent on for private or professional use. Josh Smith says he spends about a $100 in the Reno-Tahoe area for what he describes as an epic day. This is when he takes time off to hike, have a healthy meal, take a bath, get a massage and watch a film. All this costs around a $100 and refreshes him. He says it is well worth the money for a little pampering every now and then.