C 2. When you get the first bad report – you can expect, as things become clearer, that the reports and the situation will be getting worse. For reference, in 2016 so far, examples at the corporate level have been Chipotle Mexican Grill (Health issues), and Volkswagen AG (Diesel mileage fraud). Holding back on negative news is common behavior – to minimize the problem at the outset, and hope for better news later.
C 3. Any skill that you work to acquire will 1. Make it easier to add further skills, and 2. Raise your personal level of confidence.
C 4. Doing hard things will raise your skills. Doing easy things will not develop anything.