Category: Being in Business
Overwhelm is something that affects most of us at some stage in our life. It is the thing that appears to sneak up and wrestle us down when we least expect it.
Although it seems that that is the way it happens, the reality is quite different. Overwhelm happens when we take on more than we are able to handle at any given time and when we haven’t taken appropriate steps to avoid it appearing.Read More
In last week’s Monday Morning Motivation we focused on Telling Your Story.
This week let’s add to Telling Your Story by being really clear about what it is that you are saying to prospective customers.
This is not just the story that changes a prospect to customer/client, but also identifies your “ideal” customer.Read More
The last few weeks of Monday Morning Motivation we have focused on Activity.
Part of the Activity is Telling Your Story. This is the story that delivers all the information a prospect needs to hear in order to change from prospect to customer/client. Therefore, it needs to be told with enthusiasm and conviction.Read More
As it happens, we can only control the activity – not the result. Therefore, get the activity right is of paramount importance.
To do this, try looking closely and with an analytical bent to what activity is required to deliver the outcomes you offer. Look to your procedures and processes. Look to your skills and abilities and question do they align with your promised outcomes.Read More
There is so much, so very much to do!
That seems to be the way of small business. No time for this or that. Which often ends up in a great deal of time wasted through worrying about not having ‘enough’ time.
The good news is that the time is actually available.Read More
Generally when we get into running our own business we are pretty handy “on the tools” – doing the job.
Recently I noticed a lot of people in Small Business are concerned about losing their way, not understanding the admin and what makes the business actually run – run smoothly.Read More
At some time in your life you were so “inspired” to do something that you just did it.
You didn’t see the obstacles; you just went and ‘did’ and those obstacles simply fell away.
Chances are that you achieved whatever it was that you felt inspired to do. Or did you shift your focus to the obstacles and give them sufficient strength to stop your forward movement?Read More
If you’re busy in your business, each day brings something that looks like a problem. Sometimes it is. Sometimes it’s not. As with all things, each piece of feedback deserves to be addressed, examined and handled appropriately. Many times in the hustle and bustle of life in business things are not what they appear at first glance.Read More
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