It's Time to Ban Excuses
And get on with it ...
POSTED BY JONATHAN VOWLES ON 11/09/2018 @ 8:00AM
We all have issues that we deal with, both in life and in business, but it's time to ban excuses for why we haven't done stuff and instead work out how to get things done ...
It's time to ban excuses and get on with it!
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When most people run a business, they will often make excuses. Customer service excuses, sales excuses, profit excuses ..., but they shouldn't happen. As a business owner, your job is to make things happen.
There will always be small hiccups in your business life. A meeting or a delivery gets delayed and your attention may be elsewhere so you're not thinking about that side of things right now!
I'm thinking more about your big challenges. Those things that need to happen to move your business into a better place. Maybe you have a detailed list or maybe just a good idea, but what are you going to do to take action?
"Action speaks louder than words!"
Everyone knows that sometimes you just procrastinate, you don't get stuff done when you should. Now, is the time to stop making excuses and just f***g do it! But sometimes, you need help in working out what to do next.
Maybe you have so many choices that you can't work out which one is best? Or are you are swamped with work and you are finding it difficult to find the time?
"Would you like to know more?"
If you need help in making that change, taking that first step to make a difference then do give me a call on 01234 752 566 or click here to ping me an email and let's see how I can help you.
Until next time ...
If you're looking for a new accountant to help grow your business, do visit www.jvca.co.uk and discover how Jonathan Vowles Chartered Accountants can help you!
I've been an accountant in and for business since 1987 and have a wide experience of consultancy, audit, accounts, taxation and wealth planning work from individuals and small businesses to multinational corporations and charities.
My eclectic interests in growing and developing business span a number of areas … and can be summarised as strategic business advice and tax saving advice.
I have worked with the Chamber of Commerce to deliver courses for people about starting up in business and have lectured about tax for a major accountancy practice and for Milton Keynes College.
I relax by reading fiction and by getting away from the office in a campervan.