When pitching something new to a customer or client, you…
Success is not just a matter of always making the right choices. Making mistakes is a crucial part of the success process, but only when you learn from those mistakes and find ways not to repeat them. This is the secret many of the world’s most successful people know. When it comes to taking control of your life and career, there are quite a few things to stop repeating because they simply reduce your chances of getting where you want to go.
These mistakes are insidious and pop up in every part of life. For example, trusting something that seems flawless or perfect is the fast lane to disappointment. However, it’s easy to learn that lesson about significant others but keep repeating it in the business world. Failing to accept that everything is at least a little flawed leads to a lot of wasted time and energy.
Other mistakes slip in unnoticed while you think you’re making all the right decisions. Getting excited about a specific product or marketing campaign can put a lot of fire behind it, but it is making you forget about the big picture? Little issues keep piling up unless you make a concentrated effort to recognize your mistakes and avoid them in the future. Continue reading . . .