February 15, 2021

The wrong mattress!

Mattress and teddy bear

The delivery arrived. It was earlier than expected. Great!

I unpacked it with anticipation and discovered it was the wrong mattress. I ordered the right one, and the wrong one arrived. Not so great 🙁

It was an avoidable error that reminded me of a quote by John W Bergman, “There’s never enough time to do it right, but there’s always enough time to do it over.”

It’s amazing how often we rush things because we are busy and then make a mistake which ultimately costs us more time – and makes us even busier.

When did this last happen to you?

How can you remind yourself when you are reacting to ‘being busy’ to be wary of that rushed mistake that will cost you?

In other words, how can you change the way you do things to avoid the avoidable errors?

My best wishes, Paul

Paul Matthews

CEO and Founder of People Alchemy

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