Whether you’re trying to reach $100,000, $250,000, $1 million, or $5 million in revenue, getting to the next level in your business opens up a wealth of opportunities. Getting ahead of day-to-day details and accelerating to the next milestone in revenue is exciting -- once you have a sound growth strategy in place!
Nothing is more frustrating than working 'round the clock and not generating an output equal to your input in your business. Granted, it's common to invest on the front end of your business but, eventually, you want a return. You want to see the business grow.
Business growth is a lot like a human being -- you need to keep growing for survival. In fact, ask 60% of businesses that were listed on the stock exchange since 1980 that are no longer in existence. You'll quickly learn the importance of growing your business beyond survival.
"I want to launch a business, spend my days in overwhelm, and struggle until burnout destroys my health and my family, " said no small business entrepreneur to anyone ever! Yet, by the looks of it, one would think that was the intention.
Becoming more skilled at working "in" your business, doesn't always translate to business growth. In fact, with all you're doing to run your small businesses, it's easy to lose sight of the two most important influencers of small business growth -- your goal for growth and your growth strategy.