We all tell ourselves stories. Stories are what form our opinions and beliefs.
After all, stories come from our experience. They come from our interaction and view of the world.
They are what shape and define us. However in many cases – especially with business owners – our mind uses those stories against us.
“Oh it’s quiet today, nobody comes into the business on a Tuesday”
“Everyone wants their hair looking nice for easter”
“It’s hard to stand out against all the other business”
“All my clients would leave if I did less hours on the floor and gave my clients to my staff”
I’m sure you can relate to having a dialog like this going on in your own head.
Especially when it’s quiet.
Especially when the clients aren’t just rocking up.
Especially when you want to grow the business but you’re not sure if it will “work”.
But here’s the thing.
Those stories aren’t real. They’re made up in your head. Sure, you’ll probably have a ton of evidence that all this is in fact true.
But time and time again when I break down these stories with my clients and their staff – we find the same thing.
The stories aren’t real.
They’re not accurate of what’s actually going on. They’re a remnant of the old you – your old way of thinking.
HOWEVER…. they really do hold back your growth in the business.
And if you’re thinking these stories and telling these stories to your staff – you can bet they are repeating these stories to the clients and to themselves.
In fact, if you’ve got these stories rattling around in your head – you can guarantee your staff has both YOUR stories AND their stories going on.
All of this will mean the basics of your business become difficult. The staff resist selling retail. They resist rebooking. They think running late means they are “busy” and doing a great job.
So to help you, I created a report on the top stories business owners and their staff tell themselves. I call them the mindset myths. Once you realise how many of these stories you’re telling yourself – you can start to realise they are just that – a story. Many of them you’ll only recognise as a story once I point them out to you.
A story you can change at any time. A story that you can change to be more empowering for yourself. A story that you can use to grow your business, rather than feeling stuck.