Max Salk has built a name for himself in the business and photography world as an outstanding professional. In the short time that he has been I his two professions – investment analysis and landscape photography – he has achieved a lot. Max graduated in 2011 and has been working for close to a decade now, a period which he has prospered. He holds a Degree in Finance with a History minor from the University of Illinois.
In his career as an investment analyst, he has worked for notable firms like Morningstar in Chicago and PPM America. Max Salk currently works for The Blackstone Group which he joined in 2015. As a landscape photographer, he travels to beautiful destinations around the world to capture amazing images. Recently, Max had a sit-down with IdeaMensch where he discussed the role of planning and preparation in success.
The role of planning and preparation in success
As a successful professional in both investment analysis and landscape photography, Max Salk pointed out that planning and preparation have been very essential in this. He mentioned that it had been proper planning and good preparation that had made him as successful as he is today. Max said that it’s essential for professionals and entrepreneurs looking for success to learn how to maximize their productivity if they are looking to be successful. The ideal way of hitting maximum productivity from his experience is through proper planning and good preparation.
The devil is in the details
According to Max Salk, getting deep into the deals during the planning and preparation time will guarantee your success. He stated that by being detailed, a professional or entrepreneur could be able to identify problem areas and address them easily. This is especially true when bringing ideas to life. Max Salk pointed out that most entrepreneurs fail to be detailed in their planning and preparation when launching their business. This means that they never try to address the potential challenges that their company might after it has been launched. When the said challenges finally come, the entrepreneur is left fighting for survival a battle which most loose.