When clients are rolling in the door, most entrepreneurs are counting the dollars and working out ways in which to service them.
In the past, I have said 'yes' to far too many dodgy characters - people who I knew would never pay their bills, liars and people who just don't fit in with our brand and culture. Every single time, it ended in disaster.
Have we lost the art of having a good relationship?
Do any of us know what a truly good relationship is? Most of us aspire to have a relationship that ticks all the boxes and is mutually beneficial but like anything, there are good times and there are bad times.
In business, sitting down with your clients and getting to know them on a level where there is mutual respect, kindness, care and understanding, is something that many business people did really well in the eighties but it seems to be an art form of the past.
Yes, there are things to do… that can’t wait.
Yes, it’s a fresh start to a new week and the first day to the rest of your life.
SO LET’S GET STARTED!!!!
Every day is a learning curve. Whether its on the job, our relationships with people or general life experiences – we all learn and if we don’t then we take a backward step.
Today was an extraordinary day and for me, not in a good way.