Think Tank Topic: Retaining Your Business Enthusiasm


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May 25 2020 61 mins   1
ELITE : SIX Think Tank meetings are discussed over Zoom with our members every Friday at 9:30 am. Facilitated by DANNY : DE HEK meetings are recorded for our Podcast, we’ve been doing this since COVID-19 if you’re interested in joining in with us check out our Website. PROBLEMS Self doubtDenial - head in the sandWith business slow we can suffer from imposter syndromeTime - where best to use itVirtual/remote/online interaction - breeds poor behaviour for someAggressive communications from frustrated clientsSuffering from burnout and doing too much in a day EXPERIENCES Zoom MeetingsStressListening to others experienceFalling into “Ground hog” day; requiring heaps of self-motivation"She'll be right" attitude - unrealistic viewsNeed for change - quicklyNetflixRealisation that your cashflow drastically reduced.Whinging for the sake of whingingLockdown provided the opportunity to reflect on and refine your business processes and systemsReality check at what works in business.looking for new opportunities -online shop SOLUTIONS Looking at your business a difference wayCo-WorkingProven ability to work remotely away from the officeMix of home vs office working4 day weekInvest time in networking activitieswww.activtrak.com employee monitoring softwareEngage in direct human contact as distinct from 100% on-lineDelegate responsibility to employeesAvoid the “Well” poisonersCall out bad behaviourSeek objective advice/views (not family)Adopt new technologies"Sack" bad clientsBuild flexibility and responsiveness into your businessTry add a bit of fun to the day TAKES AWAY Accountability: taking that time out for yourself.Talk to someone to get some EnthusiasmDog needs walkingSurround yourself with positive enthusiastic people. NEXT WEEKS TOPIC - CLEVER COLLABORATIONS