Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.—M. Scott Peck

This book is meant to offer you some best practices for building a successful business. So I would be remiss if I didn’t explore the barriers that can impede success and the ways you can overcome them. Knowing about these potential barriers ahead of time will help you overcome them. This chapter offers lessons in building a successful business in the talent development area. We’ll start with the most important lesson of all. Keep your eyes open and your head out of the sand.

Putting Your Head in the Sand: A Recipe for Failure

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