As a therapist small biz owner in the wellness field, are you an Entrepreneur?
Or, as I like to call us, a ” Thera-preneur”?
Do you consider yourself a “small business” owner?
If you’re in business for yourself, even as an independent contractor providing services for an other business, you are in biz for yourself. (Many therapists, practitioners, coaches, service providers, and trainers don’t realize that, in fact they are a business owner, and instead think of themselves as ‘just a …” fill in the blank.)
Treat Your Business AS A Business:
This means making biz decisions that will move you ahead to more success.
What Is YOUR Definition Of “Ahead” In Business?
Success by moving ahead means different things to each of us.
Invest In Your Business:
How do you know how much money and time you should invest?
You’ve probably heard of the ROI. This stands for Return On Investment.
everything you do (or don’t do) has an effect on your business in one way or the other.
When you invest in a training, product, marketing method, or even time spent reading and posting blog posts or comments on FaceBook — it has an effect on your business.
Obviously, you want your time and money to pay off for business improvements, right?
Every action has a result.
What I’ve learned over time, is time cannot be replaced, but finances can.
(I’ve spent waaay too much time thinking I can figure it out on my own. Somethings, of course I did figure out, or I re-invented the wheel with blood, sweat, and many tears!)
And, once I decided to invest in learning from other people who had already ‘figured it out”, I recognized there was an advantage to paying for short cuts.
I saved a ton of time, which got me ahead faster, which ultimately, saved me (or made me) more money.
Paying for a short cut is a different way of thinking, and one I had to train myself to learn and adopt.
Over the years (as my kids and I get older, I see how much more valuable time is over money.) We can all learn how to make more money when we really put our heads to it.
As the saying goes, “There is always enough money, you just need to have more money-making ideas!”
This is the key to getting ahead in your business.
I suggest you learn from the best to see how you can make more money to free up your time. This will allow you to do the things you LOVE & are good at, while you can pay other people to support you. This is the key to getting ahead in your business.
Business Example Short-Cuts I Pay For
(So I Can Do What I Love & am Good At):
Take some time today to see where and what makes the best choice for you to invest your time and finances that will truly get you ahead.
Think of this Choice:
If you spent 1 dollar and it brought in 2 dollars, would that be a good ROI? Simple, right?
But what if you could invest $100 to get back $200?
What if you had the opportunity to invest $1000 once to learn about growing your business that could generate $5000-$1000 back for you each month for the rest of your biz career?
That’s a hard thought to swallow, isn’t it?
But it is a solid business question I want you to answer.
(Even if it means juggling other things to find the money and time to invest — it makes good business sense and would be a solid ROI.)
Of course, just investing time and finances won’t always give you the results — UNLESS YOU PUT IT IN ACTION!
If you want my help as your business mentor, and are looking to have a 5-10 times your investment return, there is still a little bit of time to apply to DesignYourDreamPractice event. Take a look at this link and jump in fast so you can join us and learn how to really propel your practice to where you want it to be!
Leave your comment below on what YOU invest in to get your business ahead. What gives you a solid financial or time ROI as a Therapreneur?
Business mentor, Educator and Inspirer to Clinic Owners & Solo Practitioners. Love to hear from you ~ Please share your thoughts in the comments below!
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