One of the fastest ways to get better at business is to copy the greats.
And they don’t get much better than Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.
Zuckerberg is a pretty unusual guy, and he sets himself some pretty weird goals to improve himself.
One is as follows: each year he chooses a single challenge– business or personal– that will take him to the next level. He’s come up with some pretty crazy ones over the years, and in the 3 minute video below I describe them. You can check out the video by clicking here.
Should you do the same as Zuckerberg? Selecting a yearly challenge, one that will force you to become better at the game of business, is an idea really worth considering. Zuckerberg chooses something that will really stretch him, then keeps doing it all year long.
As a result, he just keeps getting better and better. Check out Zuckerberg’s crazy yearly goals here:
I just heard an amazing true story. I thought that you, as an entrepreneur, might fight it very useful.
It’s all about the importance of keeping focused when things are extremely stressful in your business.
Getting focused on just the one or two things that will improve your business. The handful of activities that are in your control, rather than worrying about people or situations that you can’t do anything about.
I tell this amazing story here:
Yes the story is about an elite Navy Seal warrior, but it’s totally relevant for anyone like you,who owns their own business.
As you know, I coach entrepreneurs from all over the world.
But there’s one question almost every entrepreneur asks us:
“How can I grow my company faster?”
As you can imagine, we have plenty of answers, but today I’d like to give you one technique that is very rarely used, but is a super effective way to grow a business quickly
You can check it out on this short video:
Here’s the technique: What you do is jump on the internet and search for companies doing exactly what you do … in other countries.
Find the leaders in your industry in London. Or Chicago. Or Cape Town. Then copy their best strategies for branding, positioning, sales ideas, pricing and even product or service ideas.
Watch this video for some ideas on how to do this:
Think about it. If it’s working for them in their country, there’s a good chance it can work for you in your city. And the best part of it is you’ll probably be the only company in Australia doing it.
This is a fabulously effective strategy you can do right now to build your business.
Please give it a try.
Everyone knows they should set goals.
But how do you do it so that you actually achieve them?
In this important video I explain a 5 step process for setting business goals that triples your chances of making them a reality.
You can watch the video here:
If you are serious about making a large amount of money in business, doing highly effective goal setting is absolutely crucial.
I strongly urge you to watch this video that explains how to do it.
As you know, I coach entrepreneurs all over the world on how to increase their profits.
But I was thinking this week, if I could only suggest 3 tactics for building profits quickly, what would they be?
Well here they are. I explain them on this short video:
The first one is crucial: Identify the 2 or 3 things you do that actually generate you more income, then triple the amount of time you spend each week on those activities.
You see most business owners get caught up with doing stuff that doesn’t really grow their business, it merely maintains it. ( Like going to meetings, answering emails, talking with staff etc).
If you got really, really clear about the small amount of things you do that actually INCREASE income, then focused on doing them most of the day, a remarkable thing would happen.
Your profits would skyrocket.
That’s concept one of ‘The 3 Quickest ways To Grow Your Business’. You can see the other two on this video:
Are a little concerned about how your business is going?
Are your sales disappointing you?
In this week’s video, I give you 4 powerful reasons why you should actually be highly confident about making your business a success.
The truth is, if you just remember these 4 Principles, you have a very good chance of growing a huge, highly profitable company.
Business isn’t rocket science. Follow these 4 concepts and your future will be very bright indeed. Check them out here:
There’s no doubt that running your own business can be hard.
It can be tedious. It can even be depressing.
If you’re feeling a bit down about your business, then this 5 minute video will really help you.
In it I give you 3 powerful strategies that will make you much happier and more confident about your business – and your life as an entrepreneur.
I will also show you some ways to build your business really quickly.
So check out this short video now:
In the post below, I share 3 of the strategies I used to take my business from $0 to $500 million in just 8 years (including one email template that generated over $127,000 in revenue for me in just over 7 months). Get a 1-page Cheat Sheet outlining these strategies (plus 17 more just like them)
Imagine waking up one morning and there’s a magic genie staring you in the face… Not a traditional magic genie. This is a magic business genie. You get to wish for 1 thing – anything you would like to come true in your business. What would you wish for? More free time? Better employees? Maybe… Chances are you’d wish to make more money in your business – and you’d wish for it to happen FAST. Well what if I told you it was possible to increase your business profits FAST– like 24 hours fast – and you didn’t even need a magic genie to make it happen? If that sounds appealing, you’re in luck. In the time I grew my business to half a billion dollars, I learned a trick or two on increasing profits at a rapid pace. This has given me the great fortune of appearing on programs such as 60 Minutes, the Today Show, CNN, ABC, Bloomberg, and MSNBC, as well as authoring a book on Warren Buffet. You may have even seen me as a featured contributor on Forbes. If you’re a business owner who likes to make things happen FAST…and you want to increase your profits in 24 hours or less, pay close attention to the 3 strategies listed below.