Are you a ‘Thinker‘? Take a moment to think about it.
Probably no one thought that Toyota, one of the most influential company´s in the world, was going to face devastation. Toyota was the only one at fault and to be blamed. Apparently it turned out they had knowledge of the defective design of their cars and did nothing about it. Shocking, no?
This could possibly happen to any company and not only to Toyota. Rock The Postfinds that the unthinkable might happen to any business, and as a result one day they might just go out of business! How does the unthinkable happen to businesses and why does it occur? Somehow the way a business is managed matters. Business management is the process of planning, coordinating and controlling the structure of your venture. To be able to survive, a business must be profitable and must create sufficient value for its customers so that its revenue exceeds its total costs. Addressing successfully the problems that confront a business in its role as a value-creating organization is the overall task of business management.
Definitely, becoming an exceptional “Big Thinker” is one of the most essential goals you could hope to accomplish in the course of your business and professional career. As an entrepreneur your purpose should be to develop the kind of big thinking that earns you the esteem, respect and affection of the important people around you. With that being said, you will have to make decisions like a bigger thinker even when you feel afraid of the risks laying ahead of you. That is how you accomplish the unthinkable in business!
Looking back to how and why businesses fail has made everyone think for reasons and causes why such thing happens. Considering that most business leaders still view the world as fairly predictable, then how do we train ourselves to think in different ways?
There are five simple tips that we should always remember:
1) Take a look at the world around us.
2) Evaluate what is happening inside & outside of your business.
3) Challenge your beliefs and assumptions.
4) Take nothing for granted.
5) Add value to your customers in ways that nobody else is doing.
On the other hand, the challenge for some entrepreneurs today is to rise to a position of leadership in any company. Take note that the competition for bigger thinking and leadership has become more intense than ever before. Social Media has given entrepreneurs opportunities that are unimaginable.
Entrepreneurs who are capable to acquire bigger thinking and leadership positions are the ones rising to the top in their fields. Therefore, if you considered yourself a “bigger thinker,” then you are now ready for the unthinkable in business. You can actually fully demonstrate the kind of entrepreneur you really are in your business when you come across a stumbling blocks, difficulties, or obstacles. Your actions in the face of tough times will reveal your big thinking.