Sometimes, to grow your business, you need to take a step back…
As business owners, we easily get caught up in those mundane tasks we need to do to keep our business working. But when you’re in the trenches of your business, day after day, it can be hard to see the bigger picture.
But when you take a moment, the whole picture reveals itself.
You don’t even have to look very hard; it was there all along, you just needed to take a step back.
I spent a few days up at Lac Le Jeune, one of my favourite local lakes here in BC. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t the best, and neither was the fishing. But that gave me the opportunity to spend more time resting, reflecting and thinking about how to grow my business.
Not unlike those great ideas you get while you’re in the shower (right?!), when you take a step back, all the noise falls away and you get the best clarity.
And that’s exactly what happened for me. Ideas I’d been thinking about became clearer, making the decisions easier.
Am I excited? Yes.
Am I freaked out a bit? Also yes.
But that’s the nature of being an entrepreneur – if it doesn’t freak you out, you’re playing safe, staying comfortable and not growing your business. That’s because growth and comfort cannot co-exist. You have to choose one or the other but not both.
Maybe you’ve been in that comfortable space for a while now? I know I have. Maybe too long. And maybe that’s why I feel like it’s time to step out of the comfort and step into growth.
If you’re on the cusp of growing and freaking out..
I understand. I’m right there with you.
You got this.
You can do it.
Just believe in yourself and grow your business.
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