It’s an old adage; you have something that needs to be taken care of. You know it needs to be done sooner than later. You put it off. You delay for some reason or another. I will do that….when I get A ROUND TO IT. And that something never gets done.
We have all been there. Sometimes a critical situation causes us to actually go after the task, full throttle, because of the immediate consequences. Other times, critical mass causes the problem to accumulate to the point where averting the problem will mean absolute disaster. Or, we just let the situation go.
There is another reason that most of us won’t fess up to, but we know it is there; PRIDE. We won’t admit it gets in the way, but we would rather avoid hearing the bad news than look less capable than we are. What is more, some of us are willing to ride the situation into the ground, like a bad plane crash, rather than to come to terms with listening. The result is carnage everywhere, and that’s just a senseless way of addressing problems.
One further thought: flip the “Round To it” over, and you might find another word; FEAR. Admit it if you dare; there is often fear of hearing an answer you don’t like. All of us can have fear of facing the truth, about hearing the gory details of our problems, or about having to actually face the Mythical Beast that lurks somewhere in our business.
I have heard it all, seen it all, and with very little exception, anyone can be in denial that problems exist. But….they do. It is a part of the business landscape, and we all need to face it. And while facing the dragon can be difficult, you might be amazed at how problems can be solved with good ole-fashioned head first determination!!
Mile Marker Business and Consulting Services, LLC is along the road less travelled; the one that leads to making a choice to actually face the issues, ask tough question, listen, and formulate a legitimate solution that overcomes that mental anguish looking around the corner (fight in front of the dragon), and go after it!
Are you scared? Full of Pride? In an avoidance mode? Dare to start a conversation at the Mile Marker. LET’S SOLVE THOSE PROBLEMS!! No more excuses. COME ON!! I dare you to…..