Control your Business
This article is about encouraging you to control your business affirmatively. It rejects the concept of passivism in business success and embraces positive, if unorthodox, steps.
Get into the driver’s seat
A common complaint amongst small business owners is that they have no control over a situation and feel like they are just a passenger to a lousy destination. This can happen in a variety of situations, whether it is large customers pushing for extended credit terms and stretching your cash flow or staff pushing unreasonable demands upon the employer. Most of you will have felt pushed at some stage and wondered Why is this happening to me? Beware of feeling a victim of your circumstances, as this is tremendously disempowering regardless of the challenge. It might be more useful to think How is this happening and how do I stop it? Let me use a quick example. Continue reading