Education From Unusual Source

Last Update: September 15, 2016

I had a hospital appointment today and where I went to is the largest hospital in the area. Inside the hospital foyer, it sounded and felt like a market place: famous coffee bars, restaurants, newsagents, different kinds of stores selling a variety of products. It was vibrant and you would not believe it’s a hospital.

What struck me though was when I was approaching the entrance of the hospital from the car park. A new niche had set up for the first time just outside the hospital entrance – fruit stalls. They were heaving with people and business was indeed very good.

What came to me was that the proprietors had identified a need and capitalised on it hence the fruiterer niche. At least here in the south of the UK, fresh flowers had been banned from hospitals. So what would you bring a patient, especially on a scorching summer day? Variety of fruits!

The penny dropped about researching and finding a need for your niche. It could be the most innocuous niche, but if there’s a need for it and you position yourself well for it, ka-ching; the money register of success will keep ringing :))

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NemiraB Premium
I think that is a wonderful idea. Maybe people will think how to lead healthy lives and stay away from hospitals, except emergency rooms:)
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chuka Premium
Thank you Nemira
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sasplund Premium
What a great lesson. Thank you for sharing your insight and observation. You never know when or where a business opportunity might pop up.
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chuka Premium
I appreciate your encouragement Susan.
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MKearns Premium
Similar to my recent post regarding Chic Fil A opportunities. Opportunity is where you find or create it.
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chuka Premium
Great minds think alike Mike. I'll go and find your post :)
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theresroth Premium
Looks like it, my friend!
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chuka Premium
Thank you Therese :)
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Bigacre Premium
Appriciate you sharing. Have a great day
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chuka Premium
Cheers Paul :)
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