Small business owners have repeatedly made a faulty assumption, and this assumption is killing them: Get big to get rich. A better question would be: What did the big guys do that caused the success that allowed them to get big? The answer is not just one thing. “Business is complex and anyone who says it isn’t is trying to sell you their version of the magic pill. But there are some common denominators which drive sustainability and long term success. One of those is a willingness to think… another is an ability to measure.