A key stumbling block to success
One of the key stumbling blocks in your business will be is a lack of momentum. It’s crucial that you work toward creating momentum to carry you through both the bad and good times when building your business for success. Are you a successful entrepreneur? or perhaps a baby fresh novice? You’ve got to have momentum working behind the scenes to get or keep it growing – and to get your ideas noticed by others
The very term, “start up,” used for new businesses or ideas indicates a need for you to accelerate to get the business off the ground and moving forward. Before you can ever start – you’ve got to build momentum to push you forward.
You can find many suggestions about building momentum, so I thought this would be a good time to take a look at this TEDx Talk that talks about building momentum for great ideas that uses a couple of familiar stories to give some insight into making the use of momentum a key part of your business.
What did you take away from this Stavros Michailidis TEDx Talk? Something to get the creative juices flowing I hope. To take this to the next level, here are some ideas you may want to brainstorm to help you identify what it will take yo get the cogs on the wheels of your business turning:
4 points to think about
- Find help – There may be certain areas of business you’re really good at and are the best person to lead. Other areas may take problem-solvers or experts that you need to get on board.
- Get the word out – Building momentum in business means getting the word out to all people and other businesses that can help your business grow. Build trust by being honest about y our capabilities and you’ll be building an army of customers.
- Know your stuff – If you want to build yourself up as an expert in a certain business, others must be convinced that you know it inside-out. You’ve got to know future and present trends and gather knowledge about the industry that will build confidence in others.
- Why are you in this business? – Do you want to make money – change the world – be your own boss or other, personal reason for making a business successful? It’s as important that you know why you want the business as it is to know how to make it successful.
After you brainstorm ways to build momentum for your business to become successful, make the choices it will take to drive the momentum forward. You can’t get sidetracked to take your focus off the finish line. There are a number of things you can do to help move towards your goal and you'll need some practices to follow to keep you going. I wrote about doing just that in this post: 5 Powerful practices for your business momentum.
Tough times that cause friction is bound to occur in any new business – and you know what friction can do to momentum. If you get pushed, or fall off the momentum track for awhile, pick yourself up and dust yourself off and – do it. Just do it. Again and again -- until it works.
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