Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First

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By Rob Nixon

No doubt you have been on an airplane and endured the mandatory safety briefing. Every safety briefing has the oxygen mask discussion. On every flight I have ever been on they say (or infer) the same thing: “Make sure you put your own oxygen mask on first before helping others.”

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What they are saying is that if you are calm, relaxed and in control you can help others survive. The same applies to the accounting business. If you (as the advisor) are healthy, fit, relaxed, in control, successful and wealthy, then you can help others to be the same.