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How Alcohol Abuse Can Destroy a Career of a Businessman

 

Addiction of any kind is bad. Alcohol is particularly considered bad because of how its side effects. It destroys your health and leaves you unable to make any decisions. It’s not like any drug that helps you focus or offers any health benefits. It has nothing but hazards to offer. In addition, it destroys your personal and professional life. This article discusses how alcohol abuse can sabotage your career as a businessman.

 

You Become Forgetful

A businessman is a leader of his organization. This means you have to stay sharp and keep track of ev3ry little thing. Not only do you have to manage a team, but you also have to deal with clients, and plan the future of the company.

All this is not possible if you are forgetful, and it has been scientifically proven that alcohol has this effect. You can’t run a business this way. It’s destined to doom if you keep on forgetting important things.

 

People Do a Background Check

People now do a background check before working with you. While consumers of your product or services might not be that interested, but you can’t get any big project without a thorough background check.

This is particularly true if you are trying to land some big government project. If they see you have any DUI in your record, it could become a serious problem for you. It’s best that you take the help of attorney Eric Clingan if you ever find yourself in DUI or DWI situation before it might become a hurdle in your career.

 

You Have a Bad Presentation

Alcohol addicts have a bad body odor and breath. Their physical appearance tells that they are not in the best health. As a businessman, you would know that presentation has undeniable importance. In meetings and interviews, you have to impress people and not give them any chance to walk away. You are giving them the best reason not to do business with you by showing up in a bad condition.

 

You Easily Get Irritated

People with addiction easily get annoyed by little things. You have to deal with many people from clients to employees and solve problems on regular basis. You can’t make the right decisions if you let your emotions get the best of you. It’s your job to stay calm and think through every matter before you use any words.

 

People Stop Trusting You

No one trusts an addict. It’s not that they just have a bad reputation for no reason. You are not yourself when under influence, and people have all the rights to stay away from you.

It would not be wise to expect people to trust you with their money and futures when you have no control over yourself. It’s not just professional links that keep a distance; your own loved ones will become distant after the very first incident where you do something foolish.

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