I am a planner. I love task lists, spreadsheets, schedules and budgets. Creating a strong plan is like putting together a giant jigsaw puzzle, and it is every bit as satisfying. As each piece snaps into place, the outcome becomes clearer and more obtainable.
That’s the theory, anyway.
At a certain point, every business owner will see his or her share of trouble. Trouble, like a color-morphing chameleon, takes many forms: a severed relationship, a project misstep, or a new business loss, among other things. Some of these challenges have the potential for wholesale destruction, putting the entire business at risk. Other situations will be less devastating. Looking back, Perhaps it is the way we choose to handle these difficult situations that gives us control over them.