In this edition ... Where Do You Keep Your Word? ... Confidence breeds Capacity ... The More I Work In My Business, The Less It's Worth ...
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Where Do You Keep Your Word? Can You Find It?
I remember working trade show booths for a few software companies, including my own, back in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Remember COMDEX and NetWorld? This is hard work! Hours and hours on your feet! Talking with hundreds of people in the course of a day!
I have to say the hardest part for me was not the tired feet and back from standing on a hard floor all day, or even the tired voice and sore throat after speaking all day. The hardest part for me was knowing that almost every time I spoke to someone, a promise would be made – a promise to have a phone call, mail something, etc. – but I knew at the end of the day with a pocket full on business cards that had illegible notes on them, it would be hard to keep all the promises. I was suffering from being out of integrity, and anyone or anything that is out of integrity will not perform optimally.
Keep reading to understand how to be in integrity more consistently…
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THE MORE I WORK IN MY BUSINESS, THE LESS IT'S WORTH
How can it be true that the more I work in my business, the less it’s worth? I first heard this comment from a fellow EOS Implementer™, Kevin Armstrong, who hails from Vancouver. He explained that the notion came to him when he was working with a small business owner who wanted to sell his business.
To the business owner’s dismay, a valuation expert told him that because he had always controlled everything and had not developed a strong leadership team, the valuation he desired was dependent on him staying in the business. He was stuck!
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