A business owner I know struggled for years selling a service that could be perceived as a luxury. In this particular case, she chose to market to groups of people that she identified with personally. But they did not value her service enough to pay the price.
Need Some Daily Meeting Agenda Ideas to Meet Your Goals?
Keeping on track toward achieving your goals is difficult—especially if you are new to leading a team. It requires a strong vision, a good plan, the right people to help, and an effective process to track your progress toward your goals.
Most buyers ask this question because they don’t know what else to ask and want to determine if you are the right person to talk to or determine if this project is worth the effort and corresponding investment.
You can manage priorities and how you use time. So as a business owner what are your priorities? Are you investing enough time in the activities that help you achieve your priorities or are you headed for burnout instead?
When you go to a ball game or you play golf, there is a standard method for keeping score. In baseball, for example, there are many different stats that are kept. If a player knows his stats, he or she can train to get a better score.
Many books and posts are written about leadership. Leadership creates and drives the vision of an organization forward toward a future desired outcome. An organization cannot grow without a direction to grow toward!
What Will Happen to All of the Empty Office Buildings?
Recently, a question came up about what will become of all the empty office buildings. That led to a discussion of the various kinds and sizes of businesses, and how they might readapt as COVID restrictions become a distant memory.
A business owner told me recently he wants to grow and greatly expand his business but this past year with COVID restrictions has been very challenging in terms of meeting that goal. He had to make a lot of difficult decisions. He needed direction as to how to move forward and meet that goal efficiently and effectively.