Businesses take inventories regularly to recalibrate, confirm and set themselves up for a successful future.
At this time of the year, people often reflect and “take stock” (a clear reference to inventory) of their progress as a start to looking forward to a successful future.
While there are many things you could be measuring, considering and thinking about at this time of the year, I’m going to suggest you take an unusual inventory. This isn’t likely one you have considered often, and won’t be one written about much in the coming days, but it could be as influential as any you could undertake. I’m encouraging you to take an inventory of your associations and relationships.
It’s been said that the only things that will change us in the next five years are the books we read and the people we associate with. I’m not sure it is quite that cut-and-dried, but there is no question that we are influenced greatly by the people we s...(register to read more)