If you would ask me today where you should focus to make your business successful, I would probably answer that you should focus on many things. Business is complex and involves many skill domains. Today, I will give you seven things that I know will matter to you as you grow your business.
Once you stop growing, that is when you start dying. Each day, you either become an improved version of yourself, or you take steps backwards and regress to a prior state. We don’t really see these changes throughout each day we live. Instead, we notice subtleties within weeks, change within months and results within years. These are either for the better or the worse.
The definition of petrifying is something which is so scary that it prevents the experiencer from moving. And that is exactly what starting a business feels like. It is so scary that you can so easily be feared into passivity, or side lining, or just giving up before you’ve even started. Strangely enough I don’t feel petrified as I’m at the cusp of such a venture. Instead I’m scared I will be petrified, at just the wrong time. Let me explain.
In October 2014 I took the plunge and entered the wonderful world of self-employment. It was an exciting time in my life and I have never looked back. My life just keeps getting better since I quit the Corporate Dream.