Is "Weeding" the Best Growth Strategy for Your Business?

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When you are trying to find the fuel to move forward in your business, where do you start? Does it always make sense to start by cutting things out? Like weeding in a garden, this can be a powerful strategy. Yet, is it always the best way to nix self-limiting choices? Besty Buckley of What Matters shares this advice.

My garden is filled with tulips and daffodils, but— at the beginning of spring— also contains many dead leaves and dandelions. Hence, my attention generally goes to the weeds first, before the maintenance of the flowers, which makes me wonder: “Is it smart to get rid of the weeds first? Does that give me the motivation and energy to keep going? And, perhaps, most importantly, will that give me the gardens I really want?”

The same question could be asked about business strategic growth. How do we know when it’s time to weed, fertilize, even plant anew? What are the resources we’re going to tap first? Where’s the spark that fuels us to move forward?

Read the full post Is Weeding the Only Way to Grow? How To Stop Self-Limiting Growth Choices on What Matters.

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