I don’t think I’m the only one. As a business owner, I find myself pretty much constantly thinking about (actually, worrying about) money, about sales, about taxes, about getting clients, about losing clients, about making sure that every project is top notch.
In other words, I’m a bit paranoid. And that’s good. That keeps me on top of my game, helps me avoid complacency.
My point? Never take your success for granted. We all work hard to make every sale, keep every customer, earn every dollar. That comes from constant vigilance … which is very close indeed to paranoia.
So work hard. Make money. Have fun. And, yes, be a bit paranoid. — jri
“In business paranoia is not a psychosis,
it’s a reality; it’s probably survival. People
who are unafraid scare me; they make
– Fred Adler
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