Learning is not just limited inside the school. Some people have failed in life because they always thought that school is the only place where they can learn. But the truth is that life is a big lesson, and that’s why you need to consider the fact that life is a learning process that you need to be willing to take at all times. That also goes for business in order to become as successful as blake goldring when handling business matters.
Learning should always be considered all the time in the field of handling business. Therefore, you must make sure that you’re aiming to improve yourself. It’s because even if you have a business, you’re still a newbie in the field. Therefore, if you get too cocky and started thinking that you’re already good at it, expect that you will fail in the long term.
Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and CEO of AGF Management Ltd., attends a reception with his daughter Serena for the Our Faith-Our Hope Diocesan Campaign at the St. James’ Cathedral Centre on Sunday, September 23, 2012 . Photo/Michael Hudson
A Tip Taken From a Restaurant
The perfect example of this is when handling a restaurant. At first, expect that your menu will have flavors that are not yet at its best. So expect that there will be errors in the taste like a very spicy buffalo wing, or even a bland hamburger that lacks a smoky flavor. If you’re willing to learn, you will take note of the things that are missing in your recipe, and you will start thinking about the best ways to improve the flavor. You will then adjust your recipe and add up some ingredients, or add up the amount of those present in the recipe in order to improve the dish. If done correctly, you and your customers will notice a better taste that will definitely raise their thumbs up upon eating it.
This perspective is also the same when handling other types of businesses and its aspects. You have to learn from your failures and mistakes at all times in order to learn what needs to be done in order to improve. Moping and frowning at your mistakes is never a successful person’s trait for they need to fail in order to become better in their respective talents, and that’s one thing that Mr. Goldring has discovered along his career.