Synnovatia - Small Business Blog, Small Business Growth Strategies
As a small business coach & strategist, Synnovatia provides innovative business growth and performance strategies to help entrepreneurs and small business owners challenge the status quo, nurture the maverick within, align actions with goals to take big leaps forward, and quickly achieve measurable results.
There are a few things in business that are optional — business growth is not one of them — especially if you intend to keep the doors open and the lights on. Growing a business in any economy is not for the faint of heart. Growing a business — minus a strategy — is a major drain on your resources triggered by half-baked decisions.
Like any small business owner, you accepted the challenge of business ownership. Bravo! You knew you were in for a wild ride, but little did you know how your decisions could drive or derail your goals.
Optimizing performance for our business is a primary objective for any small business entrepreneur. All you have to do is google “better business performance” to uncover 61,400,000 pages of tips, tools, and techniques. From better accountant to employee engagement to business models, the options are endless . . . and a bit overwhelming, I might add.
It begins innocently enough. An idea is sparked. The fire of business ownership is lit. Before long, what was once a mere idea, takes root and begins to flourish. Clients are acquired. Initiatives are launched. Revenue grows.
There’s been an explosion of growth in coaching industry. This fiery evolution has brought an interesting leaning along with it. It’s nudged a shift from acquiring professional training on the art and science of coaching to a vast number of professionals hanging out their “the coach is in” placard. After all, as is often heard, everyone’s a coach. (Psssst. No, they’re not.)
Every business needs one. And, every business has one. The question is whether or not your business strategy was selected on purpose.
The majority of small business entrepreneurs make up the 78% of the enterprises in the U.S. Although some have staff or freelancers to help implement their initiatives, most are juggling all the intricacies of business.
There’s something a foot in the entrepreneurial space ... And some small business owners are spilling the beans on how they really feel about their business.
What started out as fun has turned into a bit of a nightmare. They are overwhelmed, burnt out, and exhausted. Endless hours with stress as a constant companion affords little time for home-cooked meals with family, exercise, or thinking in any strategic capacity about the direction of their business.