How to ‘Get Lucky’ in Your Business

by Eddie Reeves on March 1, 2019

Strategy #1: Get Out of Your Office

Regardless of what your business is, you can level it up by making a concentrated effort to network with other business owners and inflencers. Chamber meetings, associations conferences, professional seminars and the like have the potential to create ultra-profitable new realtionsips. When you build these relationships, you also build opportunities that you will never see coming (a/k/a: luck).

Strategy #2: Plan More Risks

As a business owner you already know that risk taking is essential to success. Unfortunatley, far too many owners realize some modest some success in their business and then begin to get timid. Instead of playing to win, they start playing to not lose.

If you are always in your comfort zone, you are also in your dying zone. If you want to sustain strong growth, you MUST plan to take some prudent risks. Whether it’s learning a technique, selling a new service, abandoning an old one, or changing your pricing strategy, your action will create new opportunities for generating revenue.

Strategy #3: Give and Then Give Some More

This strategy isn’t based on the celebrated theory of reciprocity, as you might be thinking. While it’s true that when you give time and resources freely, there is a tendency for them to come back to you, this strategy is actually deeper than that.

When you truly give without any thought at all as to how it will help you, you are tapping into what put you in your business in the first place. That passion to serve is unmistakable and infectious, and people will gravitate towards it – and you. ”Lucky breaks” appear as people begin to see and get to know the real, passionate you.

Business owners often have trouble implementing these strategies because they are busy working “in” their business instead of “on” their business. The trick is to create systems to either outsource or automate the more mundane tasks so you can focus on the things you do best.

That’s where we can help. If you would like to know how we help business owners like you help drive new levels of scalable, profitable growth, I’d love to talk. Reach out to us at Eddie@ReevesStrategyGroup.com to setup a meeting.

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