Popular sentiment says you should always keep your eyes on the prize. But on the other hand, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Sometimes pushing for big-picture results can be detrimental. This is not to say that you shouldn’t have a goal in mind – in keeping with the running theme of this blog, we always want you to Be Profitable. However, having a proclamation like that hanging over your head (and indeed, the heads of your employees) can be daunting.