Fidelity Banner Yudala banner advert
SUCCESS FACTOR: 4 PRACTICAL STEPS in dealing with the challenge of haste when pursuing your vision

By Kenneth Nkemnacho on 11/09/2013

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 2,439


How can you deal with the problem of haste when pursuing your vision? There are different steps that a hasty person can follow in order to cut to the barest minimum the challenges posed by haste. It may suffice me to say that everybody, one way or the other, has an element of haste buried inside him; no one was born with absolute patience. Therefore, to ensure a complete metamorphosis of the mental picture of that vision you’re pregnant with, you should:

1. Understand the process or design of the vision and follow it to the letter: If your vision is to develop a fruit juice, you must first and foremost understand the basic procedure of making it. If you think that blending different fruits alone will give you a good fruit juice, you will put yourself into unnecessary trouble. So, take the time to research and study the various processes you must undergo in order to come up with something valuable. If you’re too much in a hurry to be known, you’ll end up embarrassing yourself and your dream. Take time to know the basics; knowing the basics will help you innovate. From the basics, take another time to reinvent the basics. Reinvention is innovation. It is innovation that will make your product or service different from the rest. The Chinese industrial revolution went through a process before becoming a great asset. If you want yours to be an asset, dutifully follow step by step, the process or design.

2. Avoid stupid secrecy: In 2012, I had a discussion with a woman I encouraged to start blogging; although she turned it down. She never wanted anyone to copy her ‘precious’ materials, so, she preferred staying in oblivion. I’m so sorry to say, she might die in oblivion because of her mindset.

There are many people that design certain products, but never let anyone know about it because they’re scared of someone stealing their designs. Due to that, only they take a look at their designs with their limited visions. No matter how much you want to secure your intellectual property, there must be people you can trust that should take a look at what you’ve done. What other people may see, you may not be able to see because you’re not almighty. Don’t be in a hurry to throw an untested product into the market; get people to look at it. If you don’t trust individuals, there are corporate organisations involved in what you do; let one of them take a look at your design. But make sure you sign a confidentiality agreement with them. By doing that, it becomes legally binding. If they default, they can be sued. Don’t be in haste to expose your work; avoid stupid secrecy.

3. Be willing and ready to accept constructive criticisms: Some visionaries shoot themselves in the foot by rebelling against constructive criticisms. When you point out the error in some people’s designs, their countenances change for bad. Suddenly, you can hear them make excuses for their deficiencies. Any visionary with un-teachable spirit is heading for disaster. Haste avoids being taught. Haste never listens to corrections. Haste knows better than everyone until he falls into a bottomless ditch. If you want your dream to stand out, take the time to listen to external inputs.

4. Go back to the drawing board/Implement corrections: Some people easily accept corrections but hardly adopt them. Some people are quick to say, ‘Okay; that’s fine. I see what you’re saying’, but in the end, nothing is done about what they claim to see. Go back to the drawing board and effect every relevant correction you’ve been given. Don’t rush into the marketplace; don’t be hasty. Remember, haste is a dream thief. Haste is a vision stopper. Haste will embarrass you in the marketplace. Take time to carefully look at it, and your vision and dream will have that perfect touch you’ve always admired.

Thanks for reading and please keep a date next fortnight – Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Till then. God bless you.

SUCCESS FACTOR appears fortnightly on Wednesdays. The Columnist, Kenneth Nkemnacho, is a popular London-based motivational writer and YAHOO Contributor. He can be reached via kenneth@kennethvisionmedia.com or publisher@newsexpressngr.com

Source News Express

Posted 11/09/2013 06:35:17 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Protests rock Awka over consistent blackout

13 MAJOR THREATS TO NIGERIA

GSM users besiege network centres for SIM registration...

3 in police net for allegedly printing fake...

Air Force strikes over 300 Boko Haram terrorists...

Ijaw youths endorse restructuring of NDDC

Minister assures small scale entrepreneurs of FG’s support...

Islamic cleric tipped as Boko Haram chief negotiator...

Ndoma-Egba denies Owan Enoh access to venue of...

Corruption in the Judiciary and the constitutional duties...

FG dismisses US’ claims, says all Nigerian states...

Airtel returns with Rising Stars Season 4

 

Latest News MMM Nigeria suspends payments indefinitely Pastor sacked for dragging church into MMM mess US gives Yahya Jammeh marching orders Ohanaeze set to join IPOB/MASSOB in the struggle for Kanu’s release Egyptian football star placed on terror list Fixing Nigeria’s energy crisis needs Diaspora expertise intervention — Prof Ozokwelu Bayelsa PDP lashes APC, dismisses rumours of Supreme Court verdict removing Governor Dickson and reinstating Sylva Tragic accidental bombing of Borno community a rude shock — Minister Senate observes a minute silence for victims of NAF accidental bombing UNICEF laments tragic loss of life in air force bombing of displaced people’s camp Kaduna State seeks support from Lagos on service reforms Nigerian Army and contemporary security challenges, By Sagir Musa

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (222,445 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (202,339 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (168,967 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (158,400 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (142,377 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (127,313 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (113,224 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (111,430 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (100,157 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (96,392 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (91,565 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (77,068 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (25) Business (2,408) Business Verdict (14) Columnists (606) Complaints & Requests (81) Enterprise & Opportunities (132) Entertainment (280) Features (355) Global Business Monitor (129) International (1,179) Interviews (112) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (35) News (20,686) Opinion (616) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,479) Religion (460) Sports (1,208) Stock Watch (9) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA banner advert

CBN BVN

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!