Thu 04 May 2017 10:05

Business Challenges: Yes, You Can!

To tell the truth – every business is a challenge. No one can found out a perfect way to avoid all difficulties and to create a fantastically successful business without a single error and failure.

Sometimes, especially if you work with no extra money, if you do most of the work by yourself or with a small number of business partners and associates, you may think: 

"Do I really need this? Is it worth it?" 

Sometimes you may think that everyone around is successful except you, everyone has less problematic business and works more easy than you do.

If you have such thoughts, you should know how to accept your business challenges and to overcome them. 

Today we are going to talk about this.

Mistake is an option

It is completely unreasonable to try to create and develop a business with no mistakes, failures, problems of different kinds. There are no business ways of only black and white colors, you'll likely see a rainbow of diverse tones and half tones, among which will be darker and lighter ones. Therefore, there are no 100% successful ways to build a business, every new business owner follows his own way, even if he copied every step from anyone of the successful and famous people. 

Even you have a big experience as an entrepreneur or business owner (successful business, too!), be sure – you are going to have failures, challenges and make mistakes. Just accept this fact and move on. The most widespread types of failures and challenges are connected with common business risks, with money investments and development mistakes. Also there are problems of force majeure – from weather conditions to severe diseases. We hope that your challenges will be not so serious and you can overcome them successfully.

Spend time on planning

You should always keep your eyes on a plan. It is better to have several types of plans. The first is the common, global plan of your business development, risks and winning strategies. The second should contain steps to settle different issues that may cross your line of success. The third plan is a list of names and contact information of people who are able to help you if everything is really bad. 

You can make 3, 5 or 10 plans, but don't overplay with just writing it down. This information should be really important, specific and helping. The majority of your working time you should follow just your main plan with daily corrections and refinements. Many business owners never use their emergency plans – and you have all chances to be one of those lucky men. But you should have this plan!

You're more successful than you think

This feature of the human psyche can make your life more complicated, not only in personal relationships but also in business. Sometimes we think that if something bad is happening on a scale of 2 points out of 10, and the remaining 8 must also be destroyed. In fact it doesn’t work this way. 

Review your good decisions, accent on your successful stories – we are sure you have many of them. And even if this is a situation when everything is completely failing, just try to keep calm and review your previous right decisions, remember your past steps which helped you to overcome a business crisis. Some people think that a business failure is personalized, that it means you are a bad professional, you don't deserve success. That's not true! Any failure has a long list of reasons and NOT all of them are about you.

Flexibility and persistency are keys

Stay flexible. When the circumstances are changing rapidly, make fast decisions. When a ship is sinking, batten down its bulkheads may keep it afloat. Think fast and do it – keep those parts of your business that you can save, let go that is not prospective or already is too expensive to save. You'll better spend your money and efforts on it later and make it better than lose everything now. 

Provide your own stress management – act a lot and think a lot. Every battle is won by thinking and collaboration. Every business battle, too. Stay persistent – try and try and try again. There are many world-famous stories of people who achieved their spectacular goals only because they kept trying.

The next successful story will be yours. 

Don't give up!

© Assiomatica SA


Business Challenges: Yes, You Can!

Business Challenges: Yes, You Can!

Posted on 2017-May-04

Sometimes, especially if you work with no extra money, if you do most of the work by yourself or with a small number of business partners and associates, you may think: 

"Do I really need this? Is it worth it?" 

Sometimes you may think that everyone around is successful except you, everyone has less problematic business and works more easy than you do.

If you have such thoughts, you should know how to accept your business challenges and to overcome them. 

Today we are going to talk about this.

Mistake is an option

It is completely unreasonable to try to create and develop a business with no mistakes, failures, problems of different kinds. There are no business ways of only black and white colors, you'll likely see a rainbow of diverse tones and half tones, among which will be darker and lighter ones. Therefore, there are no 100% successful ways to build a business, every new business owner follows his own way, even if he copied every step from anyone of the successful and famous people. 

Even you have a big experience as an entrepreneur or business owner (successful business, too!), be sure – you are going to have failures, challenges and make mistakes. Just accept this fact and move on. The most widespread types of failures and challenges are connected with common business risks, with money investments and development mistakes. Also there are problems of force majeure – from weather conditions to severe diseases. We hope that your challenges will be not so serious and you can overcome them successfully.

Spend time on planning

You should always keep your eyes on a plan. It is better to have several types of plans. The first is the common, global plan of your business development, risks and winning strategies. The second should contain steps to settle different issues that may cross your line of success. The third plan is a list of names and contact information of people who are able to help you if everything is really bad. 

You can make 3, 5 or 10 plans, but don't overplay with just writing it down. This information should be really important, specific and helping. The majority of your working time you should follow just your main plan with daily corrections and refinements. Many business owners never use their emergency plans – and you have all chances to be one of those lucky men. But you should have this plan!

You're more successful than you think

This feature of the human psyche can make your life more complicated, not only in personal relationships but also in business. Sometimes we think that if something bad is happening on a scale of 2 points out of 10, and the remaining 8 must also be destroyed. In fact it doesn’t work this way. 

Review your good decisions, accent on your successful stories – we are sure you have many of them. And even if this is a situation when everything is completely failing, just try to keep calm and review your previous right decisions, remember your past steps which helped you to overcome a business crisis. Some people think that a business failure is personalized, that it means you are a bad professional, you don't deserve success. That's not true! Any failure has a long list of reasons and NOT all of them are about you.

Flexibility and persistency are keys

Stay flexible. When the circumstances are changing rapidly, make fast decisions. When a ship is sinking, batten down its bulkheads may keep it afloat. Think fast and do it – keep those parts of your business that you can save, let go that is not prospective or already is too expensive to save. You'll better spend your money and efforts on it later and make it better than lose everything now. 

Provide your own stress management – act a lot and think a lot. Every battle is won by thinking and collaboration. Every business battle, too. Stay persistent – try and try and try again. There are many world-famous stories of people who achieved their spectacular goals only because they kept trying.

The next successful story will be yours. 

Don't give up!

© Assiomatica SA