Stepping out to do something different is often scary, especially in business. Understandably, fear sets in. Fear can stop us from doing great things and it can be the number one cause of self-sabotage. For example, fear of failure or loss of money often holds people back from stepping out and starting a new business or creating a new career path.
Today, I want to empower you to break through your fears and limitations. The key in creating the business of your dreams is the ability to break through fear and the negative thoughts of limitation. It is essential to realize that there are several parts to any business that all have to be consistently managed to grow and succeed. A combination of essential processes and tasks will require you to bring forth your best. Even small businesses require consistent improvements in many areas, simultaneously, in order to compete and win. It is common to see entrepreneurs with a core of specialized skillsets. Perhaps they are talented at writing code or creating great products, but their marketing skills are low. Or, perhaps, their marketing skills are on point, but their ability to make effective financial decisions are poor. This ultimately shapes the destiny of the business. The key to avoiding trouble is focusing on your combinations.
A combination will not only condition your current business status but, if mastered, can knock out any roadblocks.
- JAB IT! Know the business that you are in.
- CROSS! Find a way to meet clients’ needs better than anybody else.
- HOOK IT! Be sharp and analyze the financial condition of your business at all times.
- UPPER CUT! Little things are not little – they are everything. Every lead you generate, every margin you increase, every promotion you run, every sale you make – if you do not measure it, you are not managing it and, therefore, not maximizing your overall potential.
Remember, never stop fighting for you dreams, aspirations, and goals. Put those hands up and start punching your winning combination!
Delilah Matos, founder of Beautiful Fighter, has been a licensed skin care therapist for 20 years. She started beauty school and working in salons while still in high school. She discovered her niche within the industry and moved into research and branding. Matos is a sought-after professional delivering quality treatments and products. She believes that everyone has the power to fight for what they believe in and has packaged her vision into an empowering skin care and lifestyle brand, Beautiful Fighter. Whether it is aging, acne, or dealing with sensitive skin, Matos’ message is that individuals can “face it beautifully and win.” beautifulfighter.com