Being able to ‘scale up’ is a technique that only a few people ever succeed at, professional mentoring from a proven experienced mentor makes this easier…
I had to confront telling a workforce of over 300 people, telling them that my business was facing horrendous pressure. Bad News is hard to share….
From a startup business with $2k in the bank to a $20mil revenue business….. this is the story of my second 5 years in business!
What about Starting a Business 1,000km’s from a Major City; Bootstrapped, and with no Internet or Mobile phone coverage….. this is my story!
Unlike most business objectives, consolidation is about returning a ‘business burden’ back to a state of ‘control and sustainability’.
There are ‘pivotal moments’ in business when you face adversity, testing your character. This is where the greatest opportunities present themselves.
Effective business procedures are essential for managing business direction and controlling business operations. Without control, growth is only a pipe dream.
I give this advice to every business start-up founder, it’s what worked for me. These principles kept me on track when I was loosing focus on my business.
Business is all about learning…. encouraging a learning culture, the business is inclined to continually improve, be adaptable whilst being in control.
Changing between industries is not simple, but it can happen. The initial pain and pursuit to break through industry trends would ‘build our future’.
It was only a couple of years ago when I came face to face with what people refer to as the black dog….. ‘depression’….. a mental health condition.
Some of the hardest times that I faced as an employer, were the hardship that an employee encounters when they are burdened by a family tragedy….
When a large business asks you to help them with a problem what do you do?
Understanding the ‘lost leader’ strategy to grow any business can be one of the easiest ways to recognise unexplored growth prospects. Using the ‘lost leader’ to create customer awareness and brand awareness can be the foundation for building opportunities that stimulate growth.
If you want the job, and, you have written the best CV for that job. Then get ready to stand up and deliver everything that you say you can do….
Growing Pains are part of every business, if only you were able to anticipate “what is on the other side”, to weigh up if it is worth your effort or not?