“Understand the Difference between an Opportunity and a Distraction”

Whether you’re a business owner bitten by the entrepreneurial bug or a team member looking to move your career forward, staying focused can be a real challenge. It’s great to get excited about all the possibilities you have, but don’t lose sight of what matters most. As my friend Joe Calloway, an accomplished business author and consultant, reminds us here, you’ve got to understand the difference between an opportunity and a distraction:


Are you focused on the right issues in your work? If you’ve spread yourself too thin, what distractions can you let go of?

And now I need to go get some focus myself. See you next week!


P.S. We’ll be in Portland, OR, this week for the 2018 NALP Field Trip. Follow along with us on Facebook and Twitter, where we’ll be sharing out tactics, insights, and photos from the event.