We live in a digital world. As a business owner, not having access to your computer could cripple your business and bring on a lot of stress.
Goals are a roadmap that tells you where you are going and how to get there. Without them, you may find yourself going in circles, not being able to prioritize, not knowing if your business is indeed successful, perhaps eventually giving up.
Whether it’s looking for a business partner, hiring employees, or selecting sub-contractors, your team is an extension of your business and, ultimately, a reflection on you as a business owner.
It is the dream of the entrepreneur to be able to take their family on a vacation while their business is operating without them and making money on its own. Imagine sitting on a beach and not having to worry about what is happening back home.
Many people have really unique and creative ideas for a product. They go full steam ahead and spend a ton of time and money to manufacture a product only to realize that people are not buying it. They end up wasting their time and money.
There will always be things that get in the way that we did not expect. Whether you are not getting results from a marketing campaign or trying to deal with a difficult client, there will always be speed bumps, construction zones and many detours.
The things that I learned to be the key to the success of our long-term relationship are also fundamental principles you can take to strengthen your personal and business relationships.
Have you ever been stuck in meeting after meeting and feel like nothing is getting done?
You’re spending so much time in meetings that you don’t have time to do your work!
Are you someone trying to do absolutely everything yourself?