This morning I was reading an excerpt from “The Compound Effect” by Darrin Hardy and was reminded of the daily habits that we do regardless of whether positive or negative and just how those habits shape your way of life. When I was reading and reflecting, I realized it was like a client I met earlier this week. My client was busy building her business with inventory, daily purchasing and scouting for emerging and unique merchandise, and was compounding plenty of personal debt.
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I learned a long time ago that there has to be a system for working with each client. I have several areas we address, and not all clients need to address all areas. We focus on what makes sense to their situation. That being said, it’s kind of simple. As I ask in my keynote address, I pose the question, “What’s going on here?” What is happening is not always as obvious as they think it might be. In posing the question, we begin to dig deeper to ultimately identify root causes. The question registers in their mind that something’s
In an interview, I was asked, “Once you get the client to understand that they are losing money through lack of productivity, how do you address their problems?” You may be thinking the same thing and wonder how it applies to your business. You may think each scenario would be different, because each industry or business has their proprietary ways of doing things.
Ironically there’s a common thread to the majority, if not all, work environments. There are generic checklists for general areas to address, no matter what industry or size. Very quickly, we are able to identify where there