I have a bad habit of summing up complex professional situations with made up on the spot business adages that we all then groan about. In an effort to keep track of those sayings and create easy and semi-empty content for my blog so that I have something to post to my different social networks (especially LinkedIn – because that is the biggest pain in the butt of them all to manage), I thought it would be fun to post some of them here.
So, without further ado, and in the spirit of The 7 Real Signs of Creative Peoples, may I present to you, 8 Business Adages For Better Businessing.
1 – If you are going to one-up someone, be sure you understand the math first.Embed from Getty Images
2 – Sometimes your opinion just doesn’t matter, and that is okay.
3 – Everybody loves a winner, or a reasonable facsimile.
4 – Comfort zones are great, until they aren’t.Embed from Getty Images
5 – If you get all of the little decisions right, then the big one at the end should be a piece of cake.
6 – Don’t be a kingdom builder in someone else’s kingdom.Embed from Getty Images
7 – In theory, everything is a good idea – in practice, not so much.Embed from Getty Images
8 – …And that is why Context is so important.