Running a business is a constant learning curve, we will never know it all! By setting strong business foundations you have solid ground to ride the highs and lows of being a business owner of which there will be many!
Here are my 4 top tips for setting your business foundations:
1. Spend time defining your key message!
You need to know what you are saying to your audience, using language they relate to and use content to share the value and transformation your business provides. This takes time and will not be perfect straight away! Conduct market research, find out about your ideal customer and what they need from you and your business!
2. Be strategic!
Strategy is all about having a plan of what you want to achieve and knowing why you want to achieve it. Be intentional with your decision making and goal setting but be flexible to change course if something isn't working!
3. Invest in systems to free up your time and improve efficiency
There are so many affordable online systems that will automate various aspects of your business to free up your time to spend on activities you want to do! This may include outsourcing certain business activities so you can spend your time serving more customers.
4. Take care of your mind!
I'll say it again, running a business is hard! It can be very easy to fall into unhealthy habits and not look after yourself! Take time to play in some way, know when you need to prioritise your family and other commitments, celebrate your wins however small and remember that success is relative, take time to define your own version of success and remember that Rome wasn't built in a day and neither is a successful business!
If you want some support in setting any of these business foundations, book a discovery call today so we can get to know each better and make a plan to set these foundations together!
About the Author
Hannah Roper is a dynamic entrepreneur, country music singer, festival founder, and the visionary behind The Female Creative—a vibrant community empowering small business owners and creatives. With over 9 years of experience running successful businesses and two decades in learning and development, Hannah offers valuable support, guiding women through entrepreneurship challenges.
Her approach helps individuals organise their mental to-do lists, empowering them to reach their full potential. As a survivor of domestic abuse, she underwent a transformative journey of self-discovery, developing a deep love for entrepreneurship.
Balancing The Female Creative, Country on The Coast Festival, and passion projects with her corporate career, Hannah exemplifies strategic thinking while maintaining a work-life balance.
Honoured with the Pamodzi Inspirational Women Award and runner-up for Business Women of the Year 2022 Award, Hannah's impact on the business world is remarkable.
Driven by her unwavering commitment to empowering women, Hannah Roper is a beacon of inspiration, providing clarity and support on entrepreneurial journeys. Her passion for helping women find work-life balance and succeed makes her a highly sought-after mentor and coach.
To find out more please visit www.thefemalecreative.co.uk