How you think about your business isn’t just an academic exercise. It can have profound implications for whether you even have a business in a few years. What business are you really in?
When you’re a solopreneur, it’s easy to feel inundated with demands on your time and energy, especially when you are driven to serve. But it’s crucial to ask whether you’re being productive or just busy.
It’s a common misbelief that if your clients are unique that you cannot have systems in your business. The two are not mutually exclusive. Even Mother Nature has a system for creating snowflakes.
There’s a misconception that systems limit creativity and are confining. To the contrary, systems can give you the freedom to focus on what you do best. And they can inject confidence in your prospective clients.
Every business may have a different recipe, but there are some universal ingredients and processes that all successful businesses have. Here are 7 ingredients common to all detour-worthy businesses.
One essential element of a successful business is consistency. And to get consistency, you must have a recipe, or system. In fact, this element is what defines a business in the first place.