We cannot control the results as much as we try. Many times things happen that are outside of our control. It seems this happens more and more as our world is increasingly more complex and fluid. It's like trying to hit a moving target, illusive and vague and out of focus.
Life is full of opportunities. Some seized, others missed.
CEOs are forever seeking a competitive edge in order to achieve results and reach their goals or earnings targets. You're a leader. Results matter. According to Patrick M. Lencioni, author of several books, including "The Five Temptations of a CEO", "The most important principle that an executive must embrace is a desire to produce results".