Complacency can turn success into failure. Discover the main threats that it poses and how to avoid them.
A business leader needs to work incredibly hard to reach the top. But what happens when they get there?
In many cases, they make the mistake of thinking that the hard work is over. They’ve achieved their goals and can now enjoy the results.
Except that it doesn’t work that way.
As soon as you come to the conclusion that there’s no need to progress any further, the only direction left to go is down. Complacency creeps in and spreads through your whole business. When your team sees that you’re no longer interested in growth, they won’t be either.
This article highlights some of the most severe symptoms of complacency. Before that, let’s take a look at the dangers of this state of mind through a real-life example.