Do you have dreams for your business? Of course you do—every business owner does. But how do you treat your dreams? Do you toss them into the trash as you wake up every morning?
When facing a tough decision, many business owners are advised to “trust their gut” above all else. While such a scenario makes for good television, the belief that they should “trust their gut” has proven disastrous for many entrepreneurs.
The ability to effectively network with other professionals is crucial for a small business owner. You would be amazed to see just how often a fortunate introduction changes the course of a business—whether by providing a valuable customer, a potential partner, or even knowledge that revolutionizes the business.
You want your business to grow. Every business owner does. But wanting to grow isn’t enough—you need to prioritize growth. Below are some suggestions to help make growth happen:
There are many pathways to successful business growth that many claim to have found throughout years of entrepreneurial wisdom – from classic telemarketing sales procedures to the more modern use of social media for marketing efforts.
One of the major challenges for any small business owner is time management– but if you can get a handle on your work and get out ahead of any deadlines, you give yourself flexibility and the ability to better invest your time.
If you’re like most business owners, you have built up a large encyclopedia of systems, procedures, and best practices for your business. But, if you aren’t careful, “the way we have always done things” will become a mantra that will hold your business back.
Whether you’re selling B2B, B2C, or both – you’ll find that your customers are much more responsive when you’re talking directly to them, instead of using a generic, one-size-fits-all tone.
One of the challenges most businesses face when marketing themselves is simply how to stand out in a crowded, busy marketplace.
We can all identify at least one millionaire in our society – perhaps you even know of one in your personal life. Have you ever wondered what drives them to be successful? What goes through their mind each morning?