“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”
Growing your business is like going to the gym. You don’t get results overnight. Instead you get results by taking regular and consistent action which takes your business forward.
This series of articles, will give you 20 ideas which will show you how to grow and improve your business over 20 days. Some of the ideas you may be able to implement quickly and others may take a little longer.
Scheduling time to actually spend working on your business rather than in it, is one of the most effective things you can do to grow your business.
As Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank says, some of her best business ideas have come whilst on holiday. Taking a break recharges the batteries and frees your mind to think of other things.
Checking email first thing is a sure way to ruin your day.
Effective tax planning strategies will help legally minimise the amount of tax you pay and the amount you keep. The earlier you start tax planning the better.
Look at your business the same way an investor would examine an investment in a major corporation.
Once you understand where your money goes and your sources of income you’re in good shape for reducing your costs or increasing your income.
To grow your business you might need to stop doing some of the things that you did when you started out.
Do you know which clients make you the most money? It might not be who you think it is.
Regular exercise is not only good for your health, but the endorphines that it releases allows you increase focus and clarity in your decision making.
Perfect is the enemy of good enough. Always keep your promises and ship as soon as possible. You don’t get paid until you ship.
In this article you’ll learn practical ways to increase your hourly rate.
Saying thank you is an often overlooked marketing tactic.
Once you know who your best customers are you’ll also learn who your worst customers are. So getting rid of them will allow you to spend more time on your best customers.
Most businesses hold a post mortem when a project has gone live. But a pre mortem is held before hand. Identifying what might go wrong could save you a bucket load of cash and make for very happy customers.
No successful business owner gets to be successful by doing everything themselves. They do it by building a team.
Instead of focussing on a 101 different things try just focusing on one.
Every business generates waste. Can this waste be a revenue stream?
Focus your efforts on what generates the biggest results.
Know your limitations. Don’t think you can do everything. The quicker you realise what you don’t know or what other people can do better than you, the quicker you’ll get results.
Growing your business is about doing small things on a consistent basis. Create a routine for success.
If you’re serious about growing your business, lets talk.