10 Things Successful People Never do Again
I had a recent business scenario that took me in, and when I look back I realize I was ignorant of many of the 10 things mentioned in this article.
- Trust someone or something that appears flawless – For me, the situation and the process moved at a rapid pace, and rather than being observant of potential red flags, I continued driving the process forward.
- Take their eyes off the big picture – I was too focused at the end game, and I did not see how each of the smaller non-fitting pieces failed to fit the bigger picture.
- Neglect to do due diligence – The initial due diligence appeared to be fine. As the process moved on, additional due diligence was potentially required but was not followed through on.
- Fail to ask why they are where they find themselves – Something that I should of asked with more frequency throughout – even the though the pace was hurried.
Although the outcome financially was saved, the overall personal impact will never be forgotten on many fronts. Many things were learned from this experience, but most important is that each of us must understand our role and act in that role to the best of our abilities! This may mean asking for help, asking questions, asking “why”, and slowing down efforts even when others want to move faster.
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