…ns you’ll have to get comfortable with awkward conversations, and with coming off as a little rude. A B.S. artist or benevolent bully might even call you “terse” or “uncooperative.” You should push back on that too. Tell them they’re not giving you any choice.
…ting seeds” where you don’t reap the rewards quickly and the initiatives are a slower burn, such as partnerships, content pieces, and service enhancements like free shipping, but turn out to be more profitable and sustainable in the end.
…tions to create money next month but not so many options to create money next year,” says Jackson. “When you start to think more long-term, the possible growth strategies shrink down. It’s a much clearer way to think through growth options.”