Do NOT mistake Self Help books, training’s and seminars for Business Growth. Many reps are looking for immediate gratification and a sense of accomplishment and will interpret Self Help as something that it is NOT. Self Help literally means you are helping yourself. When you attend training’s, conventions, seminars and webinars you are improving YOU and helping YOU grow.
There’s no doubt that this is good for YOU, but YOU Growing is not the same thing as YOU growing your business.
The PROOF: The proof is in the results. Results are a measure of how much, many, far, long. As a noun Results means, ‘a consequence, effect or outcome of something’. As a verb it means, ‘to occur or follow as a consequence. So, as a result of your Personal Growth Training, you will grow as a person. As a results of business actions you have taken your business will ‘take action’ = Grow!
The Mistake: If you are measuring your Business success in the number of trainings, seminars, webinars and books you have attended or read your using the wrong equation. As a result of all your training you may have become a great trainer, but your business may lack the RESULTS you are striving for. Unfortunately, Self Help while it ‘feels’ good, is not the same thing as taking action. Taking action often does NOT ‘feel’ good. Well, not until later anyway.
The Resolution: YOU Growing is not the same thing as growing your business. But, YOU helping other Grow will Grow Your Business! After a good book, a training, a team call, a seminar put in to practice what you have learned. Do NOT misinterpret this to mean do grow, don’t improve yourself. Self growth is good, but t grow your business what you learn HAS to be used. Growing your business is about taking action. Do not count any potential growth expectations.
Week 1: Log the time you spend in one week on self help. Be very honest about this time. Log anytime you spend reading, on the phone with a mentor, communicating with colleges on calls, at lunch, in person or on fb or where ever and also any time spent at a training or seminar. Take good notes. Identify at least 5 things that these training’s have taught you. Log any financial growth in your business.
Week 2: Cancel ALL self help, just for one week! Do not allow yourself to ‘connect’ with mentors. Do not attend any trainings on or off line. Actively use at least 5 of the things that learned during week 1 in exactly the same amount of time used during week 1 for training. Log any financial growth in your business. Do not count any potential growth expectations.
The Definition: Business Grow can be defined as the process of improving some measure of an enterprise’s success. This improvement can be achieved by either boosting the top line or revenue with increased sales or income. or by increasing the bottom-line by minimizing costs.
The Training: Take the Challenge! We promise both you and your business will grow!