I remember when I started back in my corporate days – all the goals I set for myself. Between building a career, managing a team and starting a family I felt the urge to be Superwoman. I honestly don’t know what I was thinking.
Why does it seem like cash is the forbidden subject when the old saying is “Cash is King?”
How does the management of cash, or lack thereof, effect your business?
Just as we all have in life many businesses go through their share of hurdles as well. As in our personal lives how you deal with those hurdles has a lot to do with attitude and mental strength, but that’s not all it really involves is it? We typically hit those obstacles because of events outside of our control, but what if getting over the hurdles didn’t have to be so difficult? What if we could be prepared for the struggles?
Let’s discuss a few of the common hurdles and how you can alleviate the pain or stress….
The “new norm” is constant change so there’s going to be a lot of discomfort out there. Some will take advantage of this, others will let their fear or discomfort paralyze them.
What if you could get ahead of the change – if you could create a bird’s eye view?
“Leaders become great not because of their power but, because of their ability to empower others.” – John Maxwell When you’re business is at risk, it’s easy to go into survival mode. The panic sets in and you’re thinking about all the responsibilities lying on your shoulders, including all of the people you feel depend …
it’s clear that you can’t continue doing things as you always have if you not only want to keep going, but you want to thrive. Change is imminent – not just now, but always!
It’s the action that creates the leaps!
In fact, most business owners (and people in general) that I know have made their greatest leaps when someone tells them “they can’t” or “that will never work”. Why do you suppose that is?
Is there such a thing as hiring too early? When experiencing rapid growth, some may say absolutely not, and yet it often has the opposite effect on businesses.
It’s very frequent for someone to look for that one diet to help them lose weight or the best cream to get rid of those wrinkles, but when you think about it there’s usually more than one thing which needs to be done to accomplish your goal. You need to find a balance of options to truly make things work, right? More often than not, e.g. to lose weight you not only need a diet, but exercise.
The same is true with your business.
Many people are searching for that shiny penny.
Less than 25% of people stay committed to keeping their goals after the first 30 days, and of those only 8% achieve them. Here’s why
When you don’t know your numbers at all times, you’re most likely not only losing money, but also opportunities! Knowing your numbers identifies things you should be focusing on to improve your business, it creates accountability for both you and your team, and it leads to growth for your company.