Running a successful business is like any other endeavor; it takes a village. You have a deep understanding of your products and services and are certainly good at some things, you’re not likely an expert in everything your business needs to reach the next level of success. Having trusted advisors can help you see resources, get candid feedback, and help you grow leaps and bounds ahead of doing it all alone.
Let’s stop trying to do everything ourselves and seek the advice and wisdom of those with complementary talents to grow our businesses and communities. It takes a village to build a successful business. Find those who support your vision, and lean in—you’ll be amazed at what a unique and fulfilling experience it can be.
Communication is the key to strong relationships. My passion is to help others build strong, deep relationships so they can have a happy life. Communication is a big part of any relationship. As two people converse, it is easy to have miscommunications or misunderstandings. We are all individuals with our personal experience and context that filter the messages we create and receive.
While 2020 has been a year for the record books, it has also provided many opportunities to learn new and creative ways of leading, growing a business, and staying connected. I challenge you to thank someone every day this week to encourage your gratitude mindset journey.
While many professionals focus on building their retirement funds and 401ks, as a business owner, you’ve likely poured your time, love, energy, and money into your business for years. While you may have saved assets for retirement, the majority of your asset is your business. So let’s take a look at how you can best set yourself and your business up for a successful transition.