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Why 'waiting for things to get better' is too risky a strategy to try

Avoid negative people… Empower yourself by acting… The world is unpredictable… but does that mean you should do nothing?... Take tiny steps, but don’t stop…

Pavlo Phitidis, founder - Aurik Business Accelerator

The economy is toast, and South Africa’s unemployment rate is the stuff of nightmares.

Our politics is septic, and uncertainty reigns.

Are you waiting for things to get better?

The threat to your business is not over, warned Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis.

It’s probably more at risk now than at any time before the elections.

The threat is nefarious and silent.

It’s hard to see and feel.

Why?

Because it’s (probably) you!

Dr Seuss called it “the waiting place”; it kills businesses, and it kills your spirit.

The reluctance to strike, invest, act, move and build a business leading up to the elections from last year has become a habit for many.

Become aware of this and break that new habit before it's fully formed!

Now is the time to act.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for more quotes from it).

It [“Oh, the Places You'll Go!” by Dr Seuss] remains the best business book ever written!

Pavlo Phitidis, founder - Aurik Business Accelerator

Excellence is not an act, but a habit…

Pavlo Phitidis, founder - Aurik Business Accelerator

I do not buy for a minute that the poor economy is to blame…

Pavlo Phitidis, founder - Aurik Business Accelerator

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This article first appeared on 702 : Why 'waiting for things to get better' is too risky a strategy to try


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