lens5249282_1244731498BI_Triangle.jpg 23.67KB 1 downloadsI want to share one more diagram, that helps me focus, The business triangle, you and I want to develope a system, all good business has defined systems, or how to do this, then that, the reorder it so we can do it again without interuption of time or process. At the top is the least important part of business, product or service idea. I want to be a appliance repair service man, great idea!! but can you put it all together below, inside the triangle keeping the two sides and bottom in place. Lose sight of your mission or purpose and it all falls down and out. Whos your team You, you alone, do you have family or friends helping you. Are you a leader, have you got leadership skills, are you self directed, what are your strenghts and weakness. If it to be it's up to me, and if you get discouraged or fall apart so does the side walls. Business failure. Cash flow, got to have a way to make the money and track it daily. Communications is with the team and with the customers. Marketing the business, and you. Presentation sales, presuade and promote. Plan and devise systems, inventory, tech sheets, plan the day, plan time to study, train and learn. We have to seek and find better faster less drag systems. Spend too much cash on smart phones and systems, widgets, gidgets and gadgets and dont fix a single washer, cash is gone and your broke, business failed.
I'm still learning myself, I have failed a few times, because I majored on the minor parts when I should have focused on getting and keeping customers and keeping it simple at first. Cardboard boxes and a sharpe work well, and are cheaper than a smart phone. Down the roard, I dream big too and hope I have the problem of keeping up with a large inventory. We need to develop a small system that works and can be expanded with ease when we get bigger and beter. The system you use now will set the attitude and discipline you will need in success later. Poor habits now will carry on unless you change it when you're small.