What Does Being Upside Down In Your Business Look Like?

  • Your time and energy expenditure aren’t generating the results or profit you want to see.
  • You’re not making enough sales or revenue to sustain yourself, let alone grow your business.
  • You’re struggling to find and keep quality customers or clients.
  • You’re working way too many hours and feeling burnt out all the time.
  • Your personal and professional life are starting to blur together.

3 Strategies For Flipping It Around

Recognizing that you’re upside down in your business is the first step to fixing the problem. The next step is taking action and making some changes to get yourself back on track.

1. Do a brain dump of your current workload.

One of the best things you can do when you’re feeling overwhelmed is to sit down and write out everything you’re currently working on. Get it all out of your head and onto paper (or into a document). This will help you get a clear picture of what’s actually going on and what needs to be done.

2. Commit to one revenue-generating activity per day.

If you’re not making enough sales, it’s time to focus on generating more revenue. But instead of trying to do a million things at once, commit to one revenue-generating activity each day. This could be anything from reaching out to past customers for referrals to sending a proposal to a new lead.

3. Take a break.

You knew this one was coming, didn’t ya? When you’re feeling overwhelmed, it’s important to take a step back and give yourself a break. You don’t have to (and shouldn’t) work all the time.

The Bottom Line

Being upside down in your business is a disheartening experience — but it by no means is an indicator that you should just call it quits and go back to your corporate gig. It just means that your business needs to be restructured and reimagined to get you better results.

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Breanna Gunn

Breanna Gunn

Breanna Gunn is a messaging and funnel specialist, working with business owners and entrepreneurs to create messaging and processes that inspire loyalty, moment