I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man devoid of understanding; and there it was, all overgrown with thorns; its surface was covered with nettles; its stone wall was broken down. When I saw it, I considered it well; I looked on it and received instruction: A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest; so shall your poverty come like a prowler, and your need like an armed man [Proverbs 24:30-34].
No one likes poverty! The book of Proverbs gives wisdom and instructions about business and how to be successful. In the above passage, we find two things that a business person needs - Diligence and Understanding about what you're doing and you're off to a good start!