Building a better business in 10 steps
There’s no magic bullet to building a better business; it’s about taking small steps every day to get a bit better than the day before - it all adds up!
Owning and running a business is not easy. And at times you might question why you’re even doing it, particularly after the impact Covid-19 and the associated lockdowns had on business.
But you’re here because you had a vision. You decided being in business was a better way to achieve that vision than working for someone else. And, you’re right; you just have to work on it.
It's likely that you're an expert at what you do. Maybe you’re a tradie and know plumbing or carpentry like the back of your hand. Or, maybe you’re a restaurant who can dish up delicious meals. This doesn’t mean you’re an expert at running your business though. It’s hard taking time out of working in your business to work on it. But doing this is essential for its success.
There’s no magical overnight solution to building a more successful business. It’s about taking small steps every day to get a bit better than the day before.
So, what should you do to build yourself a more successful business? We’ve broken it down into 10 essential steps
Ten steps to building a better business
- Get clear on exactly what it is that you want.
- Be open to change and new learning.
- Define where you are now (warts and all).
- Make a plan.
- Get your organisational structure right.
- Be a better leader.
- Be held accountable by someone independent.
- Build strong networks.
- Monitor your progress.
- Keep your well of happiness full.
These are the 10 most important things you should be working on to ensure you achieve your goals. Small, incremental changes can have a massive effect on your success.
“Success isn’t overnight. It’s when every day you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson