Moving continuously forward doesn’t necessarily get us to where we want to be, just somewhere other than where we started.
An organisation can neither appreciate nor appraise correctly a bright & talent till the people at its topmost height think that it requires a wrong person over the right workforce to get the job done.
I have discovered fallen trees across my path and have possessed neither the strength to move them nor the patience or tenacity to find an alternative way round. I have simply returned to where I came from, and told myself there had been no other choice.
Never argue. To win an argument is to lose a sale.
Can a farmer plants his seeds and then demand the crops to grow before harvest?
Obvious? Possibly. Sometimes, common sense is only obvious once you have been shown it to be so. Only after a shortcut has been revealed is it an obvious time saver. Before that, it had remained completely unknown to everyone but the enlightened. You can’t know what you don’t know and, therefore, never seek anyone’s tutorage of the subject
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting.
But without a need, even the finest piece of beef is merely a piece of dead bull is it not?
I’ll record what I’ve learnt on the subject of what I sell. What it actually is means little to anyone other than me, but what it does and how it helps, means everything to those who require it.
I will design my reputation and my resolve shall be absolute. I shall not give in when I know I can help.