If you’ve been in the automotive aftermarket for some time, chances are, you may not be in love with your business, at least, not in the way you once were (unless the checks have been really good lately!)
There’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day, but where’s Fall-In-Love-With-Your-Business-All-Over-Again Day? Well, there isn’t one. So in its absence, I have compiled my very short list of three — yes, only three — things you can do right now to see your business in a whole new way.
Stop me if you’ve heard this first one before… (ha!)
1. Delegate. Delegating… it’s hard to do!
If you founded the business, chances are, you’re doing a lot of very detail-oriented tasks because you took them on the day the business was founded and continue to do so.
But why not delegate some of those legacy tasks? In doing so, you’ll be reinvigorated because it will give you the room to breathe and that leads me to the second point.
Yes, plan things. You’re going to give yourself a little more time with the delegating you just did. You’ve likely been working inside the confines of your office “in” the business. But you may need to do some work “on” your business. You may need to get a broader view of where the business has been and where you’d like it to go. Doing this is incredibly important. And lastly…
3. Take stock of all the good things happening.
For successful people, it’s easy to focus on what they’re not doing right or what they’d like to achieve. You’re a high-achiever, a go-getter.
But why not focus on what you’ve accomplished? You don’t have to throw a party for each and every success you can list, but why not at least give you and your team the credit that they deserve?
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