335/365 Focus on opportunities

Good executives focus on opportunities rather than problems. Problems have to be taken care of, of course; they must not be swept under the rug. But problem solving, however necessary, does not produce results. It prevents damage. Exploiting opportunities produces results. [..] Effective executives put their best people on opportunities rather than on problems.

  • From “The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done”
    by Peter F. Drucker
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