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What’s Best For Your Business? Consistency

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There is almost no end to the areas, or things, that make a business tick from day to day. Relationships help a business bond with employees and clients. Customer service ensures a winning customer experience. A good idea ensures the business is creative and fills a gap in the market. There’s a lot to take on board. However, nobody ever gets into business to deal with simplicity – but your hands are always going to be full in business. What’s more, no two days are the same and anyone working, or running a business, will be happy to tell you that – maybe without a prompt!

What do you think a business needs if each and every day is different. What could a business really do with to make life a little bit easier – maybe this could give you a hint: https://www.inc.com/eric-v-holtzclaw/consistency-power-success-rules.html. Of course – it’s consistency. If you want to experience any sort of success in the world of business, you’re going to need to be consistent, or experience consistency, across a number of key areas indeed.

This is a rule that applies to all levels of business. A ground-floor employee will need to be consistent to succeed, while a massive business will need consistency to put them in the best position for further success.

How far do you think a business gets if a winning team falls apart? Not far at all – we see this in a lot of areas, but mainly sports. If a team goes to the Superbowl, and wins – but sees the main players move on in the aftermath, does it stand any chance of returning? Not necessarily. The best teams have been built out of consistency, like it or not but the New England Patriots are the best example. The same coach, the same Quarterback and the same mix of key components has lead to a decade of repeated success. If your business is producing talent, but losing it, you could stand to follow a few tips in this article http://careerbright.com/hiring/employees-leaving-nest-4-ways-make-stay to keep them around. This form of consistency can help the key players stick around, while you aim for success! You don’t just need consistency to succeed in business, you actually need it just to steady the ship in business. A business needs to plan to succeed – correct? If that’s correct, how can you create winning plans if everything is unsteady? We’ve already focused on employees leaving the nest, and while that’s a huge issue, how can you plan for any sort of success if your budget is up and down?

If your business isn’t experiencing repeat business, it’s going to make forecasting cash very hard. This is going to make budgeting difficult as well. You need to be able to create those relationships with customers to bring them back and to forge loyalty within them if you’ve got any hope of achieving consistency here. A business that isn’t consistent with the money it makes might derail itself. There are plenty of layers of success in a business, but consistency is needed in all levels across all areas to push a business forward.

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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