Highly effective people track trends in their lives - all the time. This isn't just a recommendation or a “nice to have”. Tracking trends is truly the way that people get the results they want – both inside and outside of work.
What does that even mean though? How do people track trends?
They have the conversations.
The world is constantly changing around us, and it is pivotal to check-in with people and the strategies that are currently in motion. Gaining more clarity about a situation is exactly what you need to then make decisions on what you know is going on as opposed to what you think is.
This week, if you sense that something is not going as planned, or you are noticing something under the surface, explore it.
Now is the time to get curious about what is really going on. Otherwise, you are operating in fantasy land.