Behavior modification is a good tool to use in some situations. With new employees it works especially well, because it sets the expectations up front, rather than keeping employees guessing as to what behaviors you will accept in your workplace, and those you will not. Everyone needs boundaries, and this is no exception. Stopping long enough to modify behavior sets companies up for a better future than if they keep moving ahead without fixing the issues at hand.
God gave us brains for a reason. This being said, “Just do it” is terrible advice, when there has been no preparation put into the “it”. I never want to confuse people, so after I wrote the phrase “If you keep waiting for the perfect time to begin, you’ll be waiting for a very long time” on my social media accounts the other day, I knew that I needed to give you more context. Please know that everything in life is a process, and that while there is no better time to begin than now, you shouldn’t be taking one giant leap towards your goal. “Rome wasn’t built in a day” is truth, not just some saying that sounds good. It truly is dedication to your journey, paired with persevereance to push you through difficulty along the way that makes you stronger, wiser, and better in the end.
You cannot just go and start a business without any prior training in a specific field and expect to succeed. In fact, you can apply this principle to anything you want to do. To “just do it” and throw tons of money into a business, or a project without knowing what you are doing is both dumb and irresponsible. So, here are four ways you can wisely achieve your end goals, while experiencing less frustration along the way:
It is not possible to have an organization where all power is equally shared. There needs to be someone at the head of an organization, because in the end, decisions have to be made. Someone has to gather all information and make a well-informed decision to move the organization ahead. This being said, people in management need to have the correct mindset to lead by putting others first.