It is said that a picture is worth a 1 000 words. I recently saw a drawing of two circles. In the one circle it stated “Things that Matter” and in the second circle it stated “Things you can Control”. Where these two circles overlap, there was a note: “What you should focus on”.
With this pearl of wisdom in hand, I set out to compile a brief list of elements we have control over in our businesses and what we need to focus on:
By diligently managing these elements in our businesses, we are able to guide our businesses through the maze of business uncertainty and economic realities which are outside our span of control.
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Article written by Jannie Rossouw, Head: Sanlam Business Market