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Know when to put a bullet in something

Sometimes the best solution is to stop throwing good money after bad. Even if the idea was yours … no, especially if the idea was yours … you’re far better off killing a going-nowhere project than to continue flogging it.

In fact, your ability to terminate an initiative that isn’t working out as expected will, in most organizations (and all healthy ones) brand you as someone able to make tough decisions.

[Advice Line by Bob Lewis]