January 29, 2016
Getting ahead in business and life is less about luck and more about doing the right things day in and out.
Think about the most successful people you know. Chances are they didn’t get where they are because of a lucky break, but rather because they possess characteristics or a state of mind that sets them apart from people leading average lives. Check out these quotes from 29 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them get ahead.
13. Bring in outside ideas.
“You don’t have to blow your marketing budget with guest speakers at every company event. I take business books, such as Great by Choice and Team of Teams, and read chapter summaries at the end of every staff meeting. The team then discusses how that thinking affects what they are doing and can yield new ideas and plans. It gives us all an opportunity to bring in outside thinking.”
–Gary Meyers, CEO of supply chain intelligence company FusionOps
By Christina Desmarais, Contributor, Inc.