A very popular saying is “When opportunity meets preparation, success is
inevitable.” That saying is so true!! You complain about how you can’t
get a break to show your skills or an opportunity to show a prospective
employer/investor how invaluable you or your idea is, yet, when you get
that chance, the amazing break you envision disappears like smoke in the
wind. Why did that happen? I have a possible explanation………..
It could be that when that opportunity came, you were required to
display a certain skill, showcase knowledge in a certain area, possess a
competence etc which you lacked, consequently you appeared not to be
quite ready to handle that responsibility.
INVEST IN YOURSELF
Dear readers, even the most successful individual still has a little
project he/she is working on which needs some level of approval. While
waiting for that big opportunity, why not invest in yourself? Spend time
acquiring different skills, reading about new things, doing short
courses etc, basically investing in yourself, so that when that
opportunity presents itself, it will find you competent, knowledgeable
and well aware of how to move from point A through to point Z.
Believe me, if you are feeling your way, unsure and faltering, your
investors will find out and a competent recruitment team can tell. No
one will trust his business to someone who comes across as unprepared or
not competent to handle the responsibilities of the new
Learning point for today…….. while waiting, get ready so that when
your big opportunity comes it will meet you ready to run.
Edited by Ojochide Isaac.