Earl Bell is the Principal of EARLBELL.com and author of Winning in Baseball and Business, Transforming Little League Principles into Major League Profits for Your Company. Earl’s mission is to inspire and teach leaders who want to gain a competitive edge in the game of business so they can make more money and have more fun.
Earl takes a look at his daily and weekly calendar at the end of every night -- get the top 2-3 things done that you need to get done every day. ONWARD!
Be disciplined and have focus -- Earl isolates himself in his home office and focuses on what he needs to accomplish.
Earl spent a lot of time trying to serve clients he wasn't equipped to serve well -- and Earl tells the whole story here.
"Learn how to deliver on a consistent basis what your clients really want."
"If you want to succeed in business, learn what your customers want and give it to them."
I would have gone back and inserted a most effective filter for finding the right clients.
Understand what you do well -- and what you don't do well.
An individual would buy into your beliefs, values, and culture from the very beginning.