Episode 3 – The Art of the Pivot
The Art of the Pivot
Join me behind the curtain for this raw episode of my own experience of pivoting my business. Months ago, I made the decision to stop the weekly twitter chat and start this podcast. I was pivoting a huge part of my business. It was a scary time. I was unsure of everything. So, I picked up the microphone to share the reality with you. Because I know you’ll go through something similar in your business and I want you to know that it isn’t wrong or abnormal to feel out of control. It’s a struggle, but you’ll get through it. Trust your gut! You’ve got this!
- What is a pivot in business?
- My pivot from offering bookkeeping services to providing training to accountants and bookkeepers.
- The history of running the twitter chat and the need for change
- What signs to be aware of when considering a pivot in your business?
- What is your WHY to push you in a new direction?
- I’ve been creating and moderating conversation for years on the twitter chat
- Now is the time for me to own my own voice and message
- But, this is all coming from my passion to help other accountants and bookkeepers succeed in their business – helping them shine, so why shouldn’t show you that I can shine too?
- The in-between of a pivot might be the hardest part
- When you know that you are going to change, but you are still planning and what does this new venture look like?
- How can you organize this pivot to feel like you have some control?
- Are you ready to make this jump?
- Are you going to let the fear take over and go backward or is it time to take that leap?
- Are you really committed to this pivot and embracing that new reality?
- You have to stick with the pivot for a while and live it
- If you don’t give the pivot enough time, then you won’t see the true results
- Are you letting the fear take over?
- Pivots take time. It takes strategy, analyzing results, and learning new systems to grow in your business
- Getting through this pivot
- Trust your gut
- Research. Research. Research.
- Have a plan
- Stay organized
- Keep doing what you are doing while planning out this change
- Ask for help – because this is freaking scary!!
- And trust that you can get through this, but it could lead to the biggest growth in your business too.
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