Part of my daily routine is to do some personal development, that includes either or a combination of things such as reading, podcasts, audio books, online courses and more just to name a few. This morning during my online studies this quote was dropped and hit me like an atomic bomb. To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to work knowing, that someone else is out there working 24 hours a day with one goal, to take your business away. – Mark Cuban.
It really does come down to this. As a business owner, you need to be constantly trying to better yourself and your business, tightening up your processes and make sure that your customer service is the best in the industry period. You have to be willing to do whatever it takes. In today’s day and age, we have some of the smartest shoppers who have access to worldwide information at the tip of their fingers accessible from just about anywhere. If you’re not doing what it takes, I promise you someone else out there is and that can be a very costly proposition for you later down the road. Have some pride, lose some of that greed and take little steps every day towards improving, you will feel better about your business, and you will profit more in the long run.