Caution On The Cross-roads
It is necessary to observe caution before you act, particularly when you are at the cross-roads. No sense in acting without caution in a hurry and then regretting the call at leisure.
Often I get to hear stories from professionals who in a tearing hurry join a new company - for a few dollars more, to soon thereafter within a couple of months get disillusioned with the style, culture, nature & character of the new Co.... and as a consequence , hurriedly wanted to beat the retreat and quit again. Never too late to change but it comes with a price.
If you wish not to see a clown on the stage, the best is to stop buying the tickets to the circus, in the first place ! You choose the show you wish to see wisely.
One has to create Value from available choices. But for that to happen, you have to be prudent.
Five steps to make the right choice :
a. Analyze all available options
first & then trust your
b. Identify your circle of trust
and influence - bounce off
choices and listen to their
c. Take your time to frame your
d. Ask right questions and
seek your answers from
people who experienced that
favoured choice before you
e. Develop and Use metrics to
help you objectively evaluate
and arrive at the right
Thereafter , success depends on 'excellence in execution' of that choice. But if you have made the right choice in line with your inner voice in the first place, it's execution will come with due support from the real you. Excellence is then a natural outcome of the total alignment between choice and its execution.
Nature is then bound to conspire in your support to make you Win!