This old-fashioned axiom still speaks volumes to the issues we face today. The most precious commodity any of us have in the highly charged workplace of this era is TIME. We never have enough of it!
As Carl Sandberg said so well, “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”
Let’s look at an instance where a little time, well spent up-front has the potential of separating the wheat from the chaff-before the critical point of letting contracts arrives.