How busy are you? Chances are that you are very busy in your small business. Here's the catch of being -
Busy-ness Does Not Make a Good Business
When you first start in business, you have the gift of time. Once clients are predictably coming into your business, you have less and less time. You work more just to keep up, but eventually there is no more time in the day. Eventually balls get dropped and while some are easy to pick back up, others are not.
As you small business grows, you will forced to choose between being busy and working yourself to death, or choosing to work smarter, not harder.
Hopefully you choose to work smarter so that you are productive, so that you only spend time on the things that matter and you have a comfortable level of work life balance.
What does 'boosting your productivity' look like across your stages of business growth?
- Cash Stability Growth Stage
- Leverage Growth Stage
- Expansion Growth Stage
The Cash Stability Growth Stage is an extrinsically focused stage, where you are concerned more with marketing and sales to gain clients and cash stability in your small business. There are some easy things you can do to boost the productivity in your small business. Specifically, consider these items:
The Leverage Growth Stage is all about refinement and creating reliable systems and processes in your business. This is the stage where you focus on boosting the productivity of your small business so that it can scale. In this stage you should be paying attention to:
The third stage of small business growth is the Expansion Growth Stage. This is where, now that you have a well-oiled machine that produces great clients without you, you can be looking at expanding and scaling your business. Your productivity challenges are:
What is your next best upleveling growth move?
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