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People try desperately to hang on to antiquated ways of doing business because of a false sense of security. They believe that they can maintain their old ideas indefinitely, even if all evidence shows the contrary.
Questioning everything could help you to spot problems and create a culture of understanding and action.
What does this business look like in five years? What are our customers worrying about today? What will concern them tomorrow? Where are we failing to communicate? Are we capitalizing on all our strengths? What opportunities are we missing?
People naturally want to play it safe because it feels better in the short term.
To break through this tendency, bombard it with tough and thoughtful questions. Hold other people accountable to do the same. Then hold them accountable for strategizing and executing.
Moving on in life is possible if you have a good understanding and knowledge of yourself.
Believe in yourself that you are able to figure out a way forward.
Consider utilizing the exercise below to help develop a positive story: