Diplomacy Is Sometimes the Better Part of Valor
CBS News reported today that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has officially asked for an interview with President Barack Obama as a direct response to Mr. Obama’s call for opportunities to engage.
It’s hard to predict where “talking” might lead to at times, but not talking surely leads to nowhere.
Make That Presentation
The same is true when prospecting for new business. It’s easy to “ass-u-me” that a presentation will not go anywhere, and thus no need to make it. That attitude becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. As Wayne Gretzky once said, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Take the shot!