Do you think you could grow your business... if only you had more time?
Or perhaps you just know things would take off... if you had more money to invest in staff, products, or technology?
Here’s the thing.
Some of the most successful businesses started with less than $1,000.
And from a time point of view, there’s not one person in the world who has more time than anyone else.
Yet people like Richard Branson can run multiple companies, Tony Robbins over 31 companies with $5bn in turnover. How are these guys able to run multiple companies with the same amount of time as you or I?
How are people able to take $1k and create multi-million – or even billion – dollar companies?
The thing that differentiates them is mindset.
You see, there’s never a lack of resources... only a lack of resourcefulness.
So if you’re walking around with the belief that you need more money or more time to grow your business... that belief itself is what prevents you from growing.
Let’s quickly break down why.
In order to get a result, we need to take action.
Our behaviours drive our actions. But what drives our behaviours? Our beliefs.
So if you believe you need more money or time, that belief will influence your behaviour, your actions, and ultimately, your results (or lack of them!).
Let me give you a quick example.
There’s a client of mine – let’s call him Jacob – who was in this behavioural pattern where he just borrowed more money every time his business didn’t make a profit.
He did this because his beliefs about the problem were holding him back.
When we first started working together, I got him to stop this behaviour.
Stopping his usual pattern put him out of his comfort zone, and meant that Jacob had to make different choices to solve his cash flow problem (which he did – turning a profit within 3 months of working with me).
If you currently believe that you need more time or money to reach the next level of success, I can guarantee you the problem is not what you believe it is.
The problem is within.
It’s in the way that you currently think.
So in order to create a different solution – think differently.
Stop telling yourself the same story about your situation... and ask yourself a new question.
Ask yourself a better question.
- ‘How could I approach this problem differently?’
- ‘What could I change in my business to give myself more time?’
- ‘How could I use my current resources better to improve my profit?’
Challenge yourself to think differently.