“If you don’t take care of your people, someone else will”. If you ask any CEO of some of the largest companies in the world, they will tell you that business is about retention. Especially when it comes to your sales team, staff, third party vendors or even interns.
What do I mean by retention? Well, if you ‘re your team is quitting all the time, they get bored, they’re not inspired, they do the bare minimum, or there is no open communication amongst each other, you will lose people and losing people can lead to many other repercussions because of it.
Billion dollar companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Disney have all realized that a major part of their company’s longevity has to do with how they make their people feel and the environment they create that their people look forward to on a daily basis. These 24 Points are not something I read in a book, they have been personally implemented and been a part my company’s culture for years.
Some of the greatest athletes, entrepreneurs and minds are people no one knows about because at one point they gave up. The process of going from being an under achiever to over achiever is extremely painful, challenging, and annoying but the final product is priceless.
Here are 10 reasons why you should never give up.
1. It’s easy to find a reason to quit.
No matter how good or bad your life is going, you can always find an excuse to give up. But it works the other way too. If you look for a reason to keep going, you can find that too.
Remember when you were getting ready to graduate high school? Who were the top 5 people in your school that you thought were going to be super successful? Is that how it turned out 10 years later?
You can never underestimate the power of someone who has the fire in their belly to do something that seemed impossible. Life can be very funny sometimes and at any point you can have someone make a decision to play big. It’ll be both one of the hardest and most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make in your life.
Here’s what 2 of my high school buddies explained to a few friends in Dubai on who I was back than.