For instance, say you run your own company and have to downsize. Where would you start? What about the solo-preneur who takes on a great client based on an initial consultation and referral that was received and later learns that they just are not a good match? What do you do? Do you just suck it up because it’s income or do you take a different path and choose to terminate the working relationship? If you decide on the latter, how do you do it? What about the mother or father who just brought a newborn home and has to decide to either stay home with the child or go back to work? And if you choose to go back to work, when? Or, what about the student who is having difficulty at school with some basic learned functions and is afraid to say anything. Does she finally take up for herself and ask for help at the risk of looking foolish or suffer in silence and slip further behind?
It’s those touch choices that a lot of us really don’t want to deal with and just wish someone else would make the decision for us. So, are there really any good tips out there for those of us who are really struggling? I’m not sure that any one set of tips will fit the bill, but I was able to find a few sites that may help, or at the very least, give you a starting point:
Now, back to those questions at the beginning of this post. How would you handle these decisions? Do you have any advice you would give to help someone make a more informed decision? I’d love to hear your thoughts and comments.