Building a Better Business in 10 Steps
What are you doing to build yourself a more successful business? There’s no magic bullet, it’s about taking small steps every day to get a bit better than the day before - it all adds up.
You're in business
Congratulations! That takes courage and commitment. It’s not easy, and at times you might find yourself questioning why you’re even doing it, 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. Good things come to people who hustle.
You’re likely an expert in what you do… maybe you’re a mechanic and know the inside of a car engine like the back of your hand. Or, maybe you’re a fashion retailer who can style anyone. 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:
- 1Get clear on exactly what it is that you want
- 2Be open to change and new learning
- 3Define where you are now (warts and all)
- 4Make a plan
- 5Get your organisational structure right
- 6Be a better leader
- 7Be held accountable by someone independent
- 8Build strong networks
- 9Monitor your progress
- 10Keep 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.