Be honest with yourself

Are you disappointed with your results?

Businesses are under all sorts of pressure right now, so it’s easy to look at a disappointing result and blame it on the global economy.  But some businesses are still doing incredibly well, irrespective of the state of the world.

If your results are disappointing, it’s time to be brutally honest with yourself.  Start by checking that your product or service is still delivering the value that your buyers want and deserve.  Then make sure that your pricing is still aligned with the market (and value you’re adding).  Is your message clear and reaching out to the right people?  Are you delivering the service standards and the experience that buyers insist upon right now? 

This might be tough love, but If you’re feeling sorry for yourself it’s time to face reality head on.