If you are wondering if your new business is going to make it, this article will help you clearly navigate what is likely to be some very difficult decisions for you and your new business. If you haven’t started your new business yet, but you are considering it, I believe you’ll find this article incredibly helpful as well. I’m going to be painfully honest with you because if you choose to proceed, you need to know what you’ll be facing. Before that, though, you could probably use a little hope right now.
Every business starts in Early Struggle. It is an existential fight for survival. It’s like a ship setting off for its maiden voyage during a hurricane. Almost everything you do, you’re doing for the first time. The learning curve is steep, but you have push through and fast. In this article, we’ll show you exactly how to do just that.
There are six common traps that founders and entrepreneurs unknowingly fall prey to during the early days of their new business. The first step to avoiding them is knowing that they exist.
Do you ever just wish you could see around the “next corner” for your business? Have you ever been blindsided by a major challenge that seemed to come out of nowhere? But in hindsight, you realized it had been brewing for a long, long time; you just didn’t see it coming.
If you’re struggling with your sales right now as many businesses are, you know you don’t have time to sit back and hope this whole thing blows over. But what can you do now? How do you get your sales back on track during the COVID-19 crisis?
Many business leaders right now are recognizing this brutal reality: their current sales and marketing methods are not built for these trying times. The pressure is building for companies to get their sales back up, but it’s a real struggle.
In part 2 of our series Fighting the Fray, I’m going to pick up where we left off and show you three ways you can use meetings to keep your team from fraying apart. If you take these steps, you’ll not only keep your business alive, but you’ll also activate and empower your team to do more than any of you thought possible.
You and your leadership team have been through a lot over the last three months. You’ve almost certainly had some extreme challenges, some small wins, and a lot of hard work. But as you look to the horizon, you’re realizing; this is far from over.
The last thing you want is to work hard to build a huge list of people that never buy anything from you. Here are a few tips to make the most of your ads and promotions.