As a useful strategy for generating professional success, to surprise and delight is helpful. Want to leave a customer with a lasting, positive impression? Aim to surprise and delight them. Want to give your colleague a reason to trust your judgment? Aim to surprise and delight them. Want to develop a reputation for excellence? Aim to surprise and delight. It's not terribly complicated either. In a world marked by the bare minimum and the status quo, a 1% extra investment is often all it takes to differentiate yourself. And if you are ever on the receiving end of something surprising and delightful, be sure to appreciate the person responsible for it. It's that kind of generous, human, and thoughtful behavior that makes the world go round.
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