When You Can’t Fill The Expectation, Raise Your Dedication
Business Relationships are a lot like Life Partnerships, my momma would say you can’t give and show your goods to everybody.
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The Truth of The Matter
The truth is, in business many times business owners are hitched up to too many visions, ideas, and strategies. The lust for success is so excited in entrepreneurs that many times they run and operate their businesses like modern day pimp shops. Giving attention only to the “harlot” that is present in front of them.
To be honest, I have cheated on my business multiple times. It’s really easy to do.
- I have picked up projects, I should have turned down.
- I’ve missed important due dates because I lacked the time and energy to complete them.
- I’ve lost reliable business connections because I was too busy nurturing dead end ones.
- I’ve neglected loyal customers in pursuit of new clients, who typical have a higher turn over rate.
Take The Blame For Stuff That Goes Wrong
Even though I have been responsible for some of the stress in my business, I have come to realize that when I no longer was able to fill the expectation I had in my business model, I began to raise my dedication to the concepts that were working in the first place.
Yes, LT was correct in saying that the same things you did to obtain, build, and develop your business- will be the same manner in which you will have to behave in order to sustain your business.
In short, stop prostituting your gifts. Get loyal, committed, and rededicated to the plan you originally started.
I recommitted myself to my first love and I have learned to stay in my lane while taming the wild side of me that wants to conquer the world in striped socks.
I’m not ambition less, I am just less ambitious to things/partnerships that are counterproductive.
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