Having a long term vision is a very nice idea .Then the problem is how to survive till the long term becomes the present. As long as you are able to produce more than what you consume you are good. This means that your burn rate or expenditure has to be provided for and never go beyond your means. The startup culture today being funded by venture capitalist is doing exactly the opposite and killing more start ups. They are killing most start ups and good ideas by forcing them into a debt trap. A fiasco is being woven and wrong thoughts about being unsuccessful in a Startup is being touted as a good thing .The painful experience that the team has is negative and self defeating which is discounted.With your immense reach and following please share more knowledge about letting business become mature and go slow rather than burn them self out .Always enjoy your articles and look forward to gain knowledge from them.