The first 10 or 15 times a coworker knocked on my door looking for advice, I made the epic mistake of rushing to a response — rather than taking the time to formulate a game plan. Why? Because I had to be “right, RIGHT NOW!”
I climbed my way to the top of the sales chart and fought for that corner office, so if someone came to me with a question, I needed to look like I had the obvious solution.
A few thousand dollars in expensive “comeuppances” later… I realized that the need to be right, right now was bulls#!+. That rush to judgement cost me a lot of money!
Now, I put all my choices in play, and here’s how…