Are you on Clubhouse yet?
Clubhouse is a new social networking platform – but it’s not really a social networking platform… It’s a little bit of an enigma. An anomaly from all of the other platforms. And, I really like it.
This week, we are going to talk about profit, and I am going to share seven things that you can do to increase profit in your business this year, next year, and the year after.
They are all evergreen in nature, so if ever you’re feeling like your profit isn’t quite where you want it to be, refer back to these seven things:
A big idea is not a strategy until you’ve formulated a plan on how to bring that idea to life. Yes, big ideas are fun, and they get your creative juices flowing with hope and possibility. However, you need to master the art of executing so you can make an idea a reality.
Most business owners are not very good at at least one of these two things:
Do you know what your business model is? More specifically: can you tell me exactly how many customers you need and what products they need to buy in order to reach your business profit goals?
One of the biggest mistakes I see business owners making is melding too many business models into one.
When was the last time you were aware you were using active listening or giving your full attention to one task or person at a time? Hard to say, right?
I was confronted with my lack-of-listening on a recent trip to Europe:
I woke up, rolled over and, in a moment, everything changed.
Have you ever scrolled mindlessly on your phone (guilty!) or surfed the web on your computer and, when someone says something to you, you “Huh?” them?
While driving back to Nova Scotia from Florida, we were delayed by construction. The delay had us driving our little red car very slowly beside a tractor trailer. My husband turned and asked me, “Is that the truck making that noise?” and then I heard it.
While we were hoping the noise we were hearing was coming from the truck next to us, it was not. It was our car.
Start paying attention to the goals you set for yourself. Instead of setting a goal to increase your sales by 10%, what about if you set a goal to 10x your business?
Here’s the problem with trying to hit a modest 10% gain in your business. You’ll likely attain only a 5-8% gain if you’re lucky, or maybe your sales will even stay flat.
Last week, Kylie on my team asked me for blog content one week before our annual big event. I typed up a reply to her to say, “let’s skip next week” and then I had a moment.