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7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Owners

 

Habits of highly effective business owners

7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Owners

Back in 1988, author Stephen Covey wrote the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – an holistic, people centred approach for dealing with personal and professional problems. But what if there were 7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Owners which, if you adopted, could help you, as a business owner, get extraordinary results?

Have you wondered why, in spite of your best efforts, you just can’t reach your goals or achieve the results you’re after?

What is it that successful small business owners do that makes them highly effective business owners? Are they better leaders, are they willing to take more risks or is it all down to sheer luck?

And, most importantly, is it possible to replicate the system or is it entirely unpredictable?

Being a successful highly effective business owner isn’t always intuitive. It requires a unique set of skills built over time and the capacity to learn new behaviors.

Here’s a look at the 7 habits I’ve come across with the clients I work with that has made them highly  effective business owners:

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8 Reasons Not To Hire A Business Coach

8 Reasons Not to Hire A Business Coach
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How to save Kindle highlights and notes into Evernote

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Put simply, a business coach works with the business owner or …

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In my experience, the biggest problem facing most small businesses is understanding which products or services  generate the most cash. 
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You might not know that is what it’s called, but you will definitely experience it at some point in your business life.
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Why showing up gets results Why showing up gets results

Showing up
As the comedian and writer Woody Allen once said:

“80% of success is showing up.”

 
If that’s true, then what should you do when you get there? (Short answer, the most important thing to do today …