Technology is advancing so quickly these days it sometimes feels like it’s impossible to keep up – and the fact is, anyone who doesn’t keep up puts their business at risk. Technology has become ever more important to many industries in the past few years, and it’s important to stay on top of things if you want to hold onto your clients.
If you want to protect your client base and build on it, you need to do more than simply maintain the status quo… you need to stay relevant. Relevance is about constantly adapting to changing conditions. It means being open to new ideas so you can relate to everyone, from your peers to your customers.
In a recent article titled “How to Stay Relevant in a Constantly Changing Marketplace,” author Michael Hyatt offers a list of essentials, including staying curious. He says, “To save yourself from obsolescence, keep asking questions and poking around the next corner.”
Other essentials on Hyatt’s list: read new books, meet new people, listen to podcasts, attend webinars and conferences, take courses, hire a coach … In effect, stay relevant by continuously learning, embracing change, and constantly exposing yourself to new ideas. It’s an approach everyone can, and should, master.
Source: Gold Gerstein Group