“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.”
~ Peter F. Drucker
To succeed you need to continually invest in educating yourself.
You should be reading the right books. You should be attending the right seminars, conferences and trade shows. And you must read the right newspapers, magazines, newsletters (like this one!) and blogs.
Do not skimp on spending money on educating yourself. Investing in your education (and that of your key employees) will generally give you a larger return on investment than anything else in your business.
Is Your Business at Risk of Failure?
Most businesses fail — they die a premature death. I hate to be so blunt, but this is the truth. The only thing that varies is just how many businesses fail.
What’s the number one cause of this failure?
Well, according to Dun & Bradstreet, the primary cause is lack of strategic planning.
Entrepreneurs and business owners don’t plan to fail. Rather, they fail to plan (which causes them to fail).
Today’s Question: How many pots of coffee does 7-Eleven brew every day?
Previous Question: What is the average amount of time people spend looking for lost files and other items in their office?
Answer: Officer workers spend an average of 50 minutes each day looking for files, information, and supplies.
Schedule an afternoon to get organized. Saving yourself or your team members even 20 minutes per day can mean an additional 8-hour workday per month of productive time put to use towards growing your business.
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