I’m a business growth strategist who’s revealing the truth about scaling your business, so this episode series may have surprised you.
But I want your eyes wide open when you go into business growth mode. It’s not just about making more sales; you also need to scale your team, customer experience, and infrastructure behind the scenes so your business doesn’t implode.
In this final installment, I break down some key things for you to start thinking about to be more strategic and sustainable when you’re ready to go into high-growth business mode.
On this episode of Promote Yourself to CEO:
3:57 – Which mode allows me to have the lifestyle I want? Being more strategic and intentional while looking towards business growth.
7:26 – Women entrepreneurs tend not to step into leadership in their finances. You can’t allocate resources or make smart decisions otherwise.
11:42 – Keep it simple, upgrade as you go, have perspective, and stop comparing yourself to others. Here’s a particularly helpful recommendation for both new and experienced entrepreneurs.
16:14 – Marketing is one area where I see people get overwhelmed. Some personal examples of how I use my own system to prevent this from happening to me.
20:07 – Slow down. Things take time. We tend to overestimate how much we can accomplish weekly or monthly, yet underestimate our amount of productivity in a year.
25:08 – The biggest disconnect I’ve noticed between entrepreneurs and other small business owners. What the former tend to do.
27:03 – Here’s something not talked about often enough behind the scenes, particularly for female business owners. Having a team of support, both professionally and personally.
30:54 – Growth isn’t linear, and that’s okay. Some pointers on handling plateaus and explosive periods of growth.
- The CEO Collective
- The Ultimate Business Growth Checklist
- The CEO Retreat
- “What Is Your Role as CEO?” episode
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If Truth about Scaling series resonates and you’re ready for clarity on the next steps to sustainably scale your business with our support, start the process at https://theceocollective.com/SCALE