Tony’s Quiz – Are You Running Your Business or Is It Running You?

Answering these two sets of questions below will give you some insight into whether you’re as ‘in control’ as you might like to think and whether or not you’re open and willing to take action to improve your situation.

 

Questions about business problems, life problems, challenges, or difficulties

Question  Yes   No  
Do you often HAVE to work more hours than you would like to?    
Do you often feel stressed?    
Do you feel overwhelmed?    
Is your business negatively affecting your relationships?    
Do you feel tired or burnt out?    
Is your business keeping you awake at night? (not in a good way)    
Do you worry that you may fail?    
Do you think you deserve more for your efforts?    
Is your business negatively affecting your health?    
Is your business sucking up all your time and stopping you from pursuing hobbies or activities that you love?    
If you were to stop working tomorrow, would your income stop soon afterwards?    
Would you like to discover some new ideas and strategies to improve your business and improve your lifestyle?    
Are you open to considering new ideas and willing to commit to working on improving things in your business and in your life?    

 

Are you feeling the pressure? Find out if you are running your business!

Are you feeling the pressure?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions above, please feel free to call me on (Perth, Australia) 0419 860 382 or set up a curiosity catch-up meeting about how I may be able to help you alleviate that stress.

It won’t cost you anything to find out if I can help you to move forwards with confidence towards your dreams and goals.

 

Questions about Your Business and Lifestyle Plan

Question  Yes   No  
Do you enjoy a good work/life balance?                                                     
Do you take as many holidays as you would like?    
Do you have enough time for family and/or friends?    
Are you happy with the way your business is going?    
Do you have a long term exit or succession strategy?    
Do you have a current business plan?    
Do you have a clear answer as to ‘Why do you do what you do?’    
Are you clear about who your ideal customers are?    
Can you easily explain why a customer should buy from you instead of from your competition?    
Do you have a marketing plan?    
Do you have a brand development strategy in place?    
Are you constantly developing new products or services or at least innovating on the ones you already have?    
Do you have a budget for your business?    
Do you have cash flow forecasts?    
Do you know how much profit you are making?    
Are you making enough profit?    
Do you have administration systems in your business that keep everything on track?    
Are you legally compliant with all relevant regulations, licensing and reporting obligations?    
Do you have documented operational policies and procedures to keep everything on track?    
Do you have the right staff in the right places?    
Are your people properly trained?    
f you were unexpectedly unable to work, could someone take over and run things for you?    
Do you have a clear sales process?    
Do you know if your customers really are satisfied?    
Do you have a system for collecting and utilising testimonials?    
Do you have a system for collecting and acting upon referrals?    
Do you sometimes question why you even went into business?    
Do you feel like you are on top of your business?    
Do you already have an experienced, objective mentor available as a sounding board to help you deal with issues and challenges and formulate new ideas and strategies?    
Are you getting the results you want and deserve?    
Do you have a plan for when and how you could sell your business or somehow capitalise on the time and effort you have put into it? (An exit strategy)    

 

Are you feeling stuck and confused? Need some new ideas for running your business effectively?

Are you feeling stuck and confused? Need some new ideas for running your business effectively?

If you answered ‘no’ to any of those questions above, please feel free to call me on (Perth, Australia) 0419 860 382 or set up a curiosity catch-up meeting about how I may be able to help you alleviate that stress.

 

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