Boss’s Tip of the Week: Have an Immediate Action Rule

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I know you get lots of good ideas during the day. Years ago, a manager named Bobby taught me an easy way to stay action-oriented and moving forward. The guiding principle is that trying out your idea is the quickest way to figure out if it will work or discovering how it should be modified. When you have an idea, test it right away with your Immediate Action Rule. Here’s mine.

If it costs less than $100 and takes less than ten minutes, try it now. Otherwise, put it in your idea file to review later.

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