When you tell someone, in any business capacity, that you’re going to do something for them, you actually have to do it. The problem for most people is that they think these sort of things don’t always follow them around but they do. If there’s one thing I’ve grown to love as a manager it’s any employee who says they’ll do something and then actually does it. It’s profound how rare that sometimes is.
I’m not taking into account people who legitimately forget things or the occasional slip up. The repeated action of saying you’ll do something or be somewhere and failing to do so immediately moves you into the “only ask them if necessary” pile. And that’s a place that no one should ever want to end up.
So here’s to the people that put themselves up to the task of actually executing and following through, they’re more valuable to a business than most realize.