4 Steps To Transform Your Business Now - Jenny Stevens Coaching

4 Steps To Transform Your Business Now

By Jenny Stevens | Business Building Tips

Mar 25
4 Easy Steps to transform your network marketing or home based business now. Learn the 4 components which will give you clarity, focus for your business, help you plan your time and have a strategy. Don't get unfocussed and not know how to deal with time management issues. When you have a clear strategy and know how to set goals, you'll be on your wya to a successful and long term business.

The 4 simple steps to quickly catapult your business today!

Do you ever feel a little lost with what you should focus on next in your business?

Which tool you should use, what platform to be on?

Do you find yourself buying into multiple business opportunities and courses?

I know I did and could feel like I was being hit in the face with a new "trend" what felt like every bloomin' month!​

Don't be too hard on yourself, because just about everyone has at least temporarily been affected too, so you're not alone!

My business felt like it was going round in circles rather than on a nice flat stretch of road towards my goals, until I made this change that I share with you below...

I started looking at what were the successful entrepreneurs I followed doing?

How did they operate?

And they all had something in common...

Besides mindset, STRATEGY is the single biggest factor that determines whether or not people will be successful or fail in their business.

These successful entrepreneurs operated with strategic decisions.

They are strategic in their buying habits with investing time in something that's in line with their strategy vs. just "can I make money with this?"

A lot of people confuse “tactics” with “strategy" - I know I did.

While both are important, you can’t effectively execute tactics and create a thriving business without a viable strategy that outlines how to action those tactics...

...especially as a solo-preneur and online marketer!

It's a constant fighting battle that I see marketers fall into, expecting that one tactic to be the winning one and solve all their problems.

While you can get a winning ad, or find your "home" online, it's important to be grounded and focused.

Don't be doomed to a constant change in direction,

Lack of focus,

Feeling lost and not sure what you should concentrate on next...

... and get your STRATEGY mapped out which will make you truly wealthy and create leveraged income.

LESS is actually more!

So take a deep breath, know that you don't need better tactics, more information, more stuff...

You need a better strategy.

What's the difference between strategy and tactics anyway?

Tactics are the things that you use to portray your message or content.

These can change all the time with latest trends and ways of showcasing your business, but it is the STRATEGY that is your overlying objective.

Tactics work FOR your strategy.​

Tactics

  • Facebook page post
  • Boosted Posts
  • Engagements Ads
  • Facebook Live
  • Blogging
  • Webinars
  • Different Social Media Platforms

Strategy

  • Copywriting
  • Sales skills
  • Closing
  • How to present
  • Branding
  • Relationship Building
  • Communication
  • Traffic (understanding your ROI)
  • Marketing Metrics

You can see from the above that it’s the tactics that are the different platforms and different ways in which you share your message and content with your audience, but it’s the strategy that is the most important part.

The strategy is the foundation of your business.

The underlying things that are going to bring you results no matter where you decide to play online!

Without any strategy, you don’t have a clear message or goal of what you want your audience to do.

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How do you know if you’re being strategic vs. tactical?

Success Is Not A Matter Of Luck, It's A Matter Of STRATEGY

The answer is..

You are being strategic if you are successfully moving closer to your goals every single day.

Strategy is your constant, it’s the most valuable knowledge you can obtain, while tactics change all the time.

There’s always a new platform that’s buzzing right now, a new tool, you see it happen all the time and I have in my couple of years in Marketing.

You need the strategy on the back burner to make your tactics work for you in the long run.

A strategy should be simple and clearly map out the path to success.

It is the Where, What and the How for achieving whatever vision you have.

To have an effective strategy you need to have these 4 components

  1. A Vision
  2. ​Goals
  3. ​Objectives
  4. Action Plan

Without ANY one of these important ingredients, it is an impossibility to approach business strategically and simply put...

There is no possible chance for success.

So let’s break down each component.

#1: Vision

Your vision is your WHERE.

It needs to be clearly thought out and IN WRITING.

This is where you aspire to be in business. What do you want to achieve? And why?

What will you do when you have that vision?

How will life be different? How will you feel?

This may change, evolve or expand over time, but right now, it’s crucial to have a clear picture in your mind of your destination before you set out on your journey.

Without a clear vision, without an understanding of the where, it’s impossible to move on to the next step...

So get out a piece of paper, and write out where you want to go.

#2: Goals

Goals are specific milestones that you must accomplish to achieve your vision you've just thought of.

The goals are the WHAT.

This is what successfully achieving your vision looks like. Your goals also MUST BE IN WRITING!

There’s a powerful formula that will help make your goals more tangible and actionable.

It’s called S.M.A.R.T which stands for:

  • Specific/Strategic
  • Measurable/Meaningful
  • Attainable/Agreed-Upon
  • Relevant/Results-Oriented
  • Time-Based
"Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage, but simply because they have never organised their energies around a goal". Elbert Hubbard

To help you a bit further with your SMART goals if you aren't sure where to start. Here's some help

Specific

  • Well defined
  • Clear to anyone that has a basic knowledge of the project

Measurable

  • Know if the goal is obtainable and how far away completion is
  • Find out when you have achieved your goal

Attainable/Agreed Upon

  • Agreement with all the stakeholders what the goals should be

Realistic

  • Within the availability of resources, knowledge and time

Time-Based

  • Enough time to achieve the goal
  • Not too much time, which can affect project performance

Now that you can see how to write out your goals, after your Vision on your paper, write out your SMART goal that will help you get to your vision.

Then we move onto step 3...

#3: Objectives

While goals clearly define what success looks like...

They tend to be broader and lack the “how” for accomplishing them, 

Whereas objectives answer the question of "how” very clearly.

Objectives are short-term, strategy-based targets that will move you incrementally closer to your goals.

Think about your objectives and when you have them done,

You can then create your action plan (which I’ll talk about that next) for that day.

Make a commitment to do this everyday, ensuring you give yourself ample time to dedicate to the action items that will ensure you meet your objectives and move closer to your goal.

#4: Action Plan

So now you have the vision, goals and objectives, that's great... But...

There is NO action, or if there is, it’s sporadic, unfocused, unstrategic and inconsistent action.

In our action plan, this is where we break down very specific tactical steps that are necessary for completing our strategic objectives and achieving our goals.

At the beginning of every week, I want you to review your objectives and then break it down to what needs to be done into specific action items.

With those action items, create your daily action plan.

Your daily action plan will consist of the 3-5 things you MUST complete and feel like you’ve had a productive day.

Now will you make your first attempt at creating an action plan for your business?

When you know what action items you need to do, it makes your business always moving in the right direction.​

You'll know that you're doing the right things for your strategy, and getting closer to your goals you've just set out, or are about to.

You'll start seeing results a lot quicker when you have that clear path so you know exactly how you're going to get there.

I've done this recently for my own business, where I've seen such a shift in my productivity, action taking and ​clarity.

In turn, this has given me more results this month than the last 3 or 4 so I can't recommend doing these steps for yourself as I know it will help you.​

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I hope you found this post useful. Comment below with your take-aways from this post and share with your business buddies.​

Talk soon

Jenny

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About the Author

Jenny Stevens is an Online Marketing Coach & Trainer who specialises in helping female business owners learn how to attract their perfect customers and clients using modern online marketing methods, which enable you to work from where you want, when you want with a business and life you love!