Even if something seems great at first, there is usually an opportunity cost involved. Weighing up the pros and cons is a good way to decide if you should take a project on, but include your gut feeling in the equation too.
When looking at the pros and cons, remember it’s not about the number, but the weight of each one. Sometimes one amazing pro can outweigh a number of items on the cons list.
It’s good to give opportunities a chance, but as you go on you’ll learn to spot the warning signs of what projects to give an instant ‘no’ to.