During this time of year most of us stop long enough to take a breath. If you use this time correctly you can actual put your life and business on course for success. You see it is in reflection that success is born, so use it to put yourself of the right path.
Find Your Passion
As you reflect ask yourself, “why did I start my business in the first place?” The answer to this question holds the key to your passion. You see passion is the fire that fuels success. I explored this concept more in the previous post Why So Many Business Owners are Unhappy.
Appreciate Your Customer
Customers are the only reason you have a business. Without them you have nothing, so act like it. Show your appreciation, not just at holidays but all year long. Empathize with their struggles and the reasons that they seek out your products or services. Live it, breath it, they’ll notice it and bring you more business and more customers. More customers = business growth!
Lead with Humility
No business grows without a team. And every team needs a leader. You need to be that leader and that means humility. People earnestly gravitate toward people that have good in their intentions and empathize with their plight. Help those that help you and you’ll earn their loyalty. Good leadership is actually simpler than most people think, in fact Boy Scout provide a great example as I capture in my post 10 Leadership Tips We Can All Learn from a Boy Scout.
These are not the only positive factors that can help with business growth, but their a good start. What do you believe are some other factors that contribute to business growth and success?
As you reflect this holiday season, look within yourself for your passion, appreciation, and humility. Let them be the catalyst that sparks your life success and business growth.