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151 Quick Ideas to Inspire Your Staff by Jerry R. Wilson

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ASK—It Is Easierto Stay Out of Trouble
How many times have you found yourself getting pulled into a situation that at first seems simple and clear cut, only to find that circumstances escalated and it evolved into a nightmare? Issues such as employee firings and customer threats come to mind most often.
As an attorney, my friend Tom provided his business clients one of the most valuable services any attorney could ever offer: again and again he reminded me and others that it is easier to stay out of trouble than to get out of trouble.
Assignment
The quality and quantity of your Rolodex of advisors are critical. Have these people and their phone numbers handy. Make a 3 × 5 card with their names and numbers listed and put it in the front of ...

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