As we navigate through the challenges of working in the marketplace, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on our actions and behaviors. That’s why this week’s Monday Moment is a friendly warning not only to those working in the marketplace but to all of us. Whether you’re a leader or a team member, this message applies to each and every one of us. To avoid being short-sighted in our decision-making, let’s explore the dangers of taking advantage of others in lopsided markets and the importance of being aware of our inner pride, greed, and selfishness.

A friendly warning to those working in the marketplace

Be cautious about taking advantage of others in lopsided markets. It’s important to be aware of our inner pride, greed, and selfishness and avoid being short-sighted.

The stock market is weird.

Additionally, the real estate market is crazy, the job market is hot and haughty, and politics is as ugly as ever. Furthermore, everyone has demands, and independence is in vogue like never before. However, “united” is not the strongest word in our United States of America, as demands are high and, in many cases, unreasonable. It’s like an adolescent movement against “the man”.

That’s the bad news.

But on the bright side, those who prioritize doing the right thing will ultimately prevail. By exhibiting traits such as showing up, being reasonable, and using their character as a guide for decision-making, individuals can avoid falling into the trap of personal gain at the expense of others.

The Today Counts Show

In fact, I invite you to listen to my interview with Tom Ziglar on our podcast “The Today Counts Show”. You will find it wherever you listen to podcasts or you can scroll below and click on our latest podcast ad. It will take you to our menu. The interview provides more insights into how we can navigate the challenges of the marketplace and make the most of our opportunities.

To jump right to the podcast featuring Tom Ziglar, click this link: Episode 14: Leadership Virtues for Disruptive Times with Tom Ziglar.

For we aim at what is honorable not only in the
Lord’s sight but also in the sight of man.

2 Corinthians 8:21

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