A person’s business success has far less to do with one great decision than it does with sound day-to-day habits.
“Most people think that there is some silver bullet to being great,” says Pam Bilbrey, co-author with Brian Jones of the new book, Ordinary Greatness. “Greatness is really about doing the ordinary, everyday things consistently well.”
Here are a dozen habits to practice in your business (and personal) life:
1. Walk your talk. Is there an intersection between what you say and what you actually do? Nothing is more irritating than a hypocrite. It’s the opposite of greatness.
2. If you make a promise, keep it. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Actually, it’s rarer than you might think. The secret is to make only commitments that are manageable and realistic, and keep them—consistently. Saying you’ll deliver the big project first thing tomorrow sounds good, but your hero status will quickly fade if you can’t come...(register to read more)