Don’t Pass Up Opportunities

Businesswoman working on laptop giving thumbs up signAre you ready to say yes?

By Ed Mendlowitz
Call Me Before You Do Anything: The Art of Accounting

I certainly have been fortunate in my career to become involved in a wide range of activities including interesting clients, great staff and partners, appearing on television, writing articles and books and presenting speeches. People always ask me what I did to get started. My answer is simple: “I never passed up an opportunity that came my way.”

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I have seen many accountants and others pass by – literally kicking aside – opportunities immediately in their path, and then they wonder when they will get their “big break.” What a shame for them.