Successful Business People Pay Attention
Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Have you ever wondered what makes some business people more successful than others? Is it luck, being in the right place at the right time or just happening to be born into the right family and having the business left to them?
I am sure it could be and is some of the above. Mostly though, the reason is that they pay attention every day to the thing that makes them and their customers successful.
For their customers, it is a product or service they can count on, in a timely manner, correctly the first time and at a price that is reasonable to them. It is alluring enough that the customers will re-order or recommend to their colleagues, or maybe both. And so let's not forget, the customer is always right!
For the business person responsible for their customers success, it is paying attention. Every minute of every day is spent ensuring economic growth will continue for their business. Even on the slow days, they are meeting with their employees, customers, or others who are bringing them new and different perspectives. Maybe even reminding them what they did to become successful. Maybe bringing them back to basics to again become centered in a meaningful way. Whatever it is, it is paying attention to their business.
Those who pay attention on a consistent basis recognize opportunities, challenges and which path they should take... never, ever do they go blindly anywhere.
The path to economic growth and profitability are there. How much attention are you paying? Be the most successful business person you can be... you deserve it, go get it, it is waiting....
Jayne McQuillan, CPA, MBA, CEPA is a strategic management consultant, and the owner of Journey Consulting, LLC, in Green Bay