Would it surprise you that two local business superstars agreed on one thing being critical to success? They were both adamant that to make a business work, especially a brick and mortar, a business owner had to become completely intimate with the numbers.
If you were to ask me right at this moment what I think the hardest part about running my own business is, I would tell you it's managing all of the different aspects and doing it consistently enough to make impact. From what I have seen so far, it seems there are four ways to start a business-- 1) With lots of money and lots of time; 2) With lots of time but very little money; 3) With lots of money but very little time ; 4) With very little money and very little time. Starting a business in the first way...
But then, there's stuff you didn't even know you'd have to learn. And it turns out that one of the most critical secrets to running a successful online business was in this realm of things I didn't know I needed to know. And honestly, it's so important that my guess is it's key to running any successful business whether it's online or not. And I want to save you the trouble of floundering about for months or even years before you discover it for yourself.
Day One of 100 Days of Blogging is here. I will share my mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual experiences as a shop owner with a family and a full-time job. Sharing my business stories with you is sharing my life stories; not because I am what I do, but because I do what I am.