What Does a Successful Business Look Like?

Whilst coaching and working with hundreds of business owners over the last 15 years, one of the biggest mistakes that I see owners making time and time again, is having a predetermined idea of what they think a successful business should be and keeping this as their central focus.

I strongly believe understanding what a successful life looks like, is far more important. From here, consider how you shape your business to help create your successful life.

Keep in mind having a successful business at the expense of your idea of a successful life may still leave you unfulfilled. Remember, your business is not you, and you are not your business. Your business is simply a vehicle to get you to where you want to be in life.

When I ask a business owner what a successful life looks like, their answer is usually very simple; pay off the home, travel, spend more time with their family, contribute to the community and so on. Most people are looking for a ‘simple life with less stress’ and more time for quality relationships

So, what does your business need to provide for you to fulfil on this vision?

Some simple steps to take: