Every entrepreneur is aware of the importance of thoughtful risk taking. For the sales and marketing specialists, 1st Line Global their tendency to avoid taking the safe route has largely contributed to their outstanding success over the last 12 months.
In addition to being the CEO of one of Florida’s leading sales and marketing firms, 1st Line Global’s Jaemes Hunt also excels as a semi-professional ice hockey player. Mr Hunt believes that his sporting background has provided him with a wealth of transferable skills that have enabled him to become the figure head of a successful sales and marketing firm.
Professional sport teaches individual’s valuable business skills such as a good work ethic, the determination to win and be the best in their chosen field and take educated risks. Mr Hunt believes that like in sport, business success cannot be attained if professionals insist on playing it safe.
As a result, Mr Hunt now teaches his young professionals to take risks and not fall into the trap of playing it safe once they reach a certain level of success. During a motivational workshop for his contractors, Mr Hunt outlined some of the key signs that show how professionals play it safe and shared what they need to do to avoid this.
You’re hitting all of your goals – Goal setting is an important part of pursuing and achievement. However, if individuals are easily able to achieve their goals with minimal effort, it can often be a sign that their goals or not challenging enough. 1st Line Global instead are now encouraging their contractors to set challenging goals for themselves in order to ensure they reach their full potential
You’re not becoming a thought leader in your space – Success in the sales and marketing industry is dependent on a firm’s ability to not only deliver innovative and engaging marketing campaigns for their clients but also provide exceptional customer service that forges long-lasting relationships. 1st Line Global believe that in order to maintain their position as leaders in their field, it is important to share their wealth of experience and skills to the next generation of sales and marketing professionals.
There’s nothing keeping you up at night – Successful entrepreneurs always say that in order to achieve the unachievable it is important for budding entrepreneurs to train themselves to become comfortable with being uncomfortable. 1st Line Global strongly support this notion. The firm believes that entrepreneurship is often filled with moments of highs and uncertainties and the firm feel that it is important for professionals to quickly accustom themselves with the ever-growing demands of entrepreneurship in order to give themselves the best chance of success in the future.