Ups and downs, Ins and Outs…
How does One cope with keeping organisational peace within themselves while running a business?
Particularly this time of year when things are sent to try us and everyday stresses play on our mind more than usual.
Not to mention ensuring everything you’ve set out to do is achieved.
How about when you’re going along at a steady pace, but through no fault of your own, are suddenly thrown into oblivion?
But imagine this – you’re in the process of setting up a business….
… or maybe it’s a young, fledgling business.
You know where you’re going but all of a sudden, out of nowhere, you’re thrown off piste.
- A family member has become so ill and has become your sole priority.
- You’ve run out of funding and now need to get a job.
- A large Sale/Order that was due to come in has now fallen through.
Naturally, this situation is likely to cause stress and frustration.
You may end up thinking “how am I going to get through this?”
Here are 6 tips for dealing with a period of uncertainty …
… and how you can rejuvenate yourself on your journey to success:
Your idea/product/service/consultancy – when it first came to light – how did it make you feel?
Let those feelings enhance your vision once again. Make them the catalyst to get you to your end or towards your ongoing mission.
A target and some changes to your current lifestyle. Your creative wisdom will ensure that no matter what, you will have the energy to diversify away from the problems faced. Re-visit your goals and if necessary, break it down into bitesize pieces.
Don’t overstretch yourself. You might be dealing with an issue or a problem that you have no control over. Make sure you get plenty of rest and take a break from your business.
Sometimes it pays to chill out.
Most of us just carry on, without celebrating the milestones of our journey. It doesn’t matter how big or small they are, each and every step, every win, deserves a pat on the back.
Reward yourself (you decide how) when you have reached a goal (little or large) within your business.
Touch base with your network, they are there to support you. By catching up with those you trust and taking time to develop yourself it’s another way of regaining your own values for a better future.
Re-start that brain for a better focus to get to your end goal.
Become engrossed in some inspirational books to help your mind re-engage with your core vision and values.
Or, perhaps, listen to some calming music to help get you onto the next stage of your business vision.
Creating a balance will energise you to keep going. Not only will you seek to promote betterment in your business, but most importantly, in YOURSELF.