Pull the Tooth.
What aren’t you doing? What are you spending all your time, your energy, your thinking, and inevitably, your business resources, NOT doing?
There’s always one thing. And it takes a ton of time and energy to ignore it, work around it, to sidestep it. We procrastinate, or worse yet, design elaborate ways to avoid doing that one thing.
Maybe you need to cut off the client that makes you crazy. Maybe you need to fire someone. Maybe you need to admit that the plan just isn’t working. Do you need to make a sales call you dread? Remedy a customer situation that went sideways? Tell an employee they’re not cutting it? Find a new supplier? Admit that the big number you’ve kept on the “Accounts Receivable” ledger, just isn’t ever going to be paid?
What would happen if you did it today? Yes, there might be some pain, or even a little bloodshed. But in the end, you’ll be able to focus on what you need to do to go forward. And you will be amazed at all the time, energy and space “pulling the tooth” will free up.
Just do it. Today.
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