I once had a boss who used to say “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.”
I can recall my first NPA Expo event. A group of some of the well-known vendors were having a bite to eat and they were discussing many topics. I can recall them all sitting there and saying to myself, "There is a lot of knowledge sitting right here." This knowledge could have benefitted me during my investigation of this industry, as I made the decision to enter into it. I then thought how great it would be if we could gather as much information related to the industry and put it in one place for consumption. As I researched, I found there was no one real go-to spot for this kind of information.