How often do your customers ask you for just a little more of a discount, just a little more product for no extra, slightly better payment terms?
We are wired to get the best we can out of a situation.
Asking for a little more is not so much about getting more, it’s about testing the limit to ensure we are getting the best we can.
Sometimes, “no, that’s the best we can do,” is the right answer because it lets someone know they have reached that limit, this is the best they can get from the situation.
And that might be all they’re looking for.
Recently I had an interaction with someone in a business I own.
Recently we were making a major decision in MedRecruit for a very important leadership role in the recruitment team.
If you go to almost any personal development or business seminar, the presenters will share stories of failure leading to triumph.
It’s not a shop, it’s not online, it’s not Amazon or eBay or Trademe.
Survival isn’t necessary.
Is it meeting specification?
“You don’t choose the life of being an entrepreneur, it chooses you,” is something I found myself saying to a young entrepreneur the other day.
Dissatisfaction is a common state for entrepreneurs.
Fear of failure is a common reason many people don’t start things.
Failure is inevitable.