It’s true — you’re in the technology business, but what business isn’t a technology company these days? The only way to grow and generate more monthly recurring revenue (MRR) at the right price in the new year isn’t by focusing solely on technology; it’s by understanding how you can be a better business owner for your customers and also your employees.
If I had to guess, you started as a technician, not a business owner. With no business experience, you’ve had to learn a lot. But what matters is you stay curious about what it takes to be the best business owner you can be.
Here are seven must-read blog posts to empower your business mind in 2023.
Does Mindset Really Matter?
Sometimes, we think nothing can be done. It’s even harder to believe that just changing your mindset could be the catalyst for change. However, it’s true.
Are You Prioritizing Mental Health?
We usually — and unfortunately — overlook mental health when running our businesses. Instead of caring for ourselves and our employees’ mental well-being, we tend to focus more on day-to-day operations and generating new revenue streams. While this is the norm, it’s not sustainable in the long run.
If Nothing Changes, What Will Change?
My dad said, “If nothing changes, then what will change?” Too often in business and life, we fool ourselves by thinking that our results will change if our intentions change.
Employee Burnout: What You Should Know
There’s been a lot of talk about employee burnout recently. With the labor shortage not improving, employers are demanding more from their employees, negatively impacting employee morale and productivity. Identifying employee burnout and preventing it from happening in the first place can make all the difference.
5 Things to Consider When Creating Your Business Plan
Do you have a business plan? If so, do you have one that’s making you do something differently? If not, success will be out of reach. An effective business plan is actionable. It provides you with steps to achieving your goals. It also provides a way for you to achieve not only your personal financial goals but also your company’s financial goals. There are several things to consider when building your business plan.
MSPs, Here’s Your Reality Check
Please think back to before the pandemic began in March 2020. How have your customers’ needs changed? What are you doing for them today that you weren’t doing then? What tools have you added to your stack? What security process and governance have you added?
Is Time Your Friend?
I’ve mentioned this before, but I like to archive all the notes from my audio messages. I’ve been doing this since I started recording weekly audio messages for TruMethods members in 2009. At the beginning of this year, I decided to time travel.