By focusing on these questions daily, we achieve two things. First, we are always performing at the top of our game, aiming to make an impact and leave a positive impression. Second, it keeps us moving in the direction of our next career goal.
In every western you've seen, when a stranger comes into town, what assumption do people make? The worst. And if it comes to a showdown with the stranger, do they ask him if he's a good guy or a bad guy? No, they shoot first and ask questions later.