3 Important Sacrifices To Make Your Business Grow

You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs - to grow your business, what will you have to break with?

To make an omelette, you’ve got to break eggs.  To grow your business, what will you have to give up?

Want to grow your business?  There’s a BIG problem.

Sooner or later, you’ll run out of time.  It’s your biggest constraint.

I had a couple of coaching calls recently that went along these lines…

“I really wanted to get it done, but just couldn’t find the time.”

They had strong motivation, clear action plan and real commitment to get it done.  Yet they didn’t make any impression in a week.

Both of these clients want to double their sales and profits in the next two years (and there’s plenty of potential).

But when we speak, there’s a common thread – they’ve been too busy – staff holidays, customers, problems: the normal chaos has stolen their time.  Here’s what I told them to do…

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How to Work ON Your Business, Not In It

There are only so many hours in the day, and once you’ve filled them with being busy, you reach your capacity and turning up and doing the work every day is not enough to make your business grow.

Even with staff, if you are involved in every every question, decision and problem, then you’re still the bottleneck to growth.

To build a growth business, you have to work on your business, not just in it.  But what, exactly, does working on your business really mean?  This infographic shows the critical areas of your business that need attention as you strive for serious growth.

How to work on your business

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8 Questions to Ask a Business Coach Before Hiring

Be careful - business advice can be a real minefield.Choosing a business coach can be a minefield.

This article will help you pick wisely.

Many who describe themselves as business coaches know very little about business.

As a published author on business growth, as well being a business coach myself, I’ve figured out the top questions you need to ask to make sure you’ll get what you need – results. [Read more…]