Henry Ford. Walt Disney. Steve Jobs. Three wealthy businessmen who became hugely successful despite (or because of) suffering multiple failures along the way.
Speakers and Coaches … How much time do you build into your work week for thinking?
Yes, you read that right! I’m asking how much time you spend each week doing absolutely nothing.
One thing so very common in my industry and many others, is the classic tale of the new business owner (coach, marketing specialist, virtual assistant, you name it) who comes on the scene, charges bargain basement rates, and then complains about how there isn’t anyone out there who will work with them.
I’m dealing with something in my personal life now that is putting a strain on my business. One of my children needs me at the moment, so I’m there. This is, thankfully, a temporary situation; but family takes priority. Always has, always will. It’s as simple as that.
If I’ve learned only one thing over the past few years, it’s to never, EVER stop marketing. And let me tell you … I learned it the hard way.
I’ll be brutally honest with you about how detrimental “not marketing” can be to your business, because I don’t want it to ever happen to you!
Question for you…
How often do you take a good hard look at the inner workings of your company to make sure you’re keeping your business current and healthy?
If you’re like most of our clients, this is where you’re probably thinking … “I should do that, shouldn’t I?”
Working from home comes with great rewards: flexible hours, zero commute, and complete freedom over our own schedule.
But, the work-at-home arrangement also comes with a few challenges: inability to leave work behind at the end of the day, temptation to do housework during business hours, and a constant struggle to achieve work/life balance.
I know I do from time to time. Sometimes I’ll get to the end of my day and think … “Hey! How is it time to log off the computer and I still have a gazillion things to do???” Does this ever happen to you?
How many balls are you juggling right now? Never mind the things going on in your personal life. I’m talking about work commitments. The day-to-day things that happen in your business to keep clients happy and things running smoothly?
Spring has finally sprung here in Central Ohio! Hopefully, it will continue on and not spring back to winter weather like a bungee cord! Which brings me to the topic of spring cleaning!
Spring cleaning is a time to scrub up, tidy up and freshen up all that has become old and stale during the long winter months. Did you know your business could use a bit of “spring cleaning” as well?
Here are 4 things you can do right now to tidy up your business and online presence.