Instead, they step it up, take control, become better organised and push boundaries.
How does that happen?
Like most entrepreneurs, I have failed more times than I have succeeded and every single time I have failed I have thought back to how I could have done things differently. 9 times out of 10, it was because I didn't trust my gut instinct.
Trusting in yourself and your intuition is important, but if you are anything like me, you second guess what you think you should do and find reasons as to why you should do something a different way. It's not too indifferent from taking a risk. We are all reluctant to take risks but sometimes there is this thing inside us that tells us that we must do it - even though there a thousand reasons why we shouldn't.
Every now and then I do a promotion just to see what the response is like. Today is one of those days.
What do you think of DMG Communications new business cards? We are interested in what you think of how their new brand has now been translated into a communicative piece of collateral in the form of a business card.
When I speak to any really good communicator, and ask them what is their secret, they always say that they listen.
Listening to what your customers, staff, friends and family need to say to you, whether it is positive or negative is often the most powerful thing you can do.