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Elements of Success: Step 7: Delegate

You want your business to achieve remarkable accomplishments, right? Then you must learn to take John Maxwell’s advice: “If you want to do great things and make a big impact, learn to delegate.” You can’t do everything yourself, and you shouldn’t have to. Delegation means that you take tasks that used to be your responsibility…
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Elements of Success: Step 6: Be Organized

You may have the world’s best vision for a business, but without proper organization, your ideas will go nowhere. Organization is the vehicle that helps you transform your dreams into reality. Why Prioritize Organization You probably instinctively know that there is value to being organized, but can you articulate why? You’ll be more motivated to…
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Elements of Success: Step 5: Who Are Your Customers or Clients

Picture yourself on the archery range with a bow and arrow in hand. You lift the bow into place and set your sights on the target. Carefully aiming for the center, you pull back, release, and watch the arrow fly directly into the bullseye. Your absolute precision leads to undeniable success. Just like in archery,…
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Elements of Success: Step 4: Who is Your Competition?

“Your most dangerous competitors are those that are most like you.” Those to-the-point words from Bruce Henderson serve as a reminder that smart business people learn who their competitors are and find out as much as they can about them. Identify Your Two Types of Competitors Most businesses deal with two types of competition: 1.…
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Elements of Success: Step 3: Getting The Help You Need

A growing company cannot be a one-man show. To serve an ever-increasing number of customers–and do it well–you must have quality employees on your team. These people will be responsible for carrying out tasks and conveying your brand’s image, so it’s important to hire well. Here’s how to attract and select the best candidates. Look…
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Elements of Success: Step 2: Know Yourself

When you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, you’ll spend much of your time trying to figure out your market, audience, day-to-day operations and company success. The challenges surrounding your business can often be traced directly back to you as the owner. If you are struggling in your business, a little self-knowledge can go a long…
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