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On hindsight, this was probably one of the stupidest 'annual meeting' ever held

I have been through corporate budget planning processes. They can be quite uncomfortable. Some of my colleagues used to comment that the numbers keep going up every year, recession or not. The numbers involve an estimation of the revenue opportunity based on current pipeline and their probability of closing. In some cases, shadow revenue is being applied, especially when a huge client is being serviced by a relationship manager, an industry banker and a product specialist from the bank.

This "30-year" plan was charted out in what was supposed to be IJK's annual meeting. Looking back at these targets, this has to be one of the most ridiculous budgets and firm targets ever to be drafted.

It's nice to have big dreams and ambition, but it's more important to keep your feet on the ground.

Also, this "astronomical" plan also serves as a gentle reminder to never listen to dubious people whose credentials and experience are questionable.



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