It’s often said that leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination. As leaders, the main challenge that today’s business owners have is keeping themselves inspired, because when the business owner is inspired their employees are inspired.
My name is Michael Barbarita from Next Step CFO with the Know Your Numbers Minute.
Because of the vicissitudes of owning a business it is really difficult for the business owner to stay inspired.
One of the things I have to do with some of my clients to try to keep them inspired is to have them reflect back on the excitement they felt when they first started their business, because it is likely that those fundamental opportunities that they saw then still exist.
And remember, the most successful business owners know their numbers.