People can spend an entire career, or their entire career up to this point chasing the current theme, trend, or what is viewed as the short track to success. The problem with this direction is that nothing is permanent, often leaving the disciplined feeling short changed.
When was the last time you saw:
- A boom box
- Roller blades
- Big hair
- A fanny pack…
Long-term planning has become a short-term game. Blame technology, generational ideologies, or the economy but what you choose to do today is just that, for today. The best success may come to those who plan to pivot.
Dennis E. Gilbert is a business consultant, speaker (CSPTM), and coach that specializes in helping businesses and individuals accelerate their leadership, their team, and their success. He is the author of the newly released book, Forgotten Respect, Navigating A Multigenerational Workforce. Reach him through his website at DennisEGilbert.com or by calling +1 646.546.5553.