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Lindsey Patterson

A Few Outstanding Tips For Companies to Achieve Success In 2020 and Beyond

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Success is not going to happen overnight. It will take a lot of hard work to achieve the business goals you have. Below you will find some tips to help you find your way.

 

Two Tips For Entrepreneurs

 

1) Take a page from the Roman playbook. Do you remember the Colosseum? It is more than 1900 years old. To this day, it is(for the most part) still holding up. The Romans used the same concrete that we use today. And, to this day, there is a longevity that remains intact.

 

The Romans thought long-term in their goals. They did not count on some quick fix that would guarantee some artificial success. The Romans focused on high-quality. The Japanese counted on a specific niche(kind of like how the Kongo Gumi company focuses on Buddhist Temples).

 

2) Your company also has to solve a problem that is burning in people's minds. Say, for example, that you have an issue with software architecture. You would need to create some kind of service mesh that focuses on service-to-service communications.

 

One reason why some companies fail is the company does not tackle a direct issue concerning clients. The products are nice, but the issue is not fully addressed. That could be due to many factors, including the company associates not knowing what the problem is. You have to know what the problem is before you can take your product and services to the clients.



How You Can Place Yourself In A Better Position In 2020

 

1) You have to concentrate on the human connection. There is no way to succeed without it. Your clients want to know that you can relate to them(or at least most of them) in some way. Your customers do not want to see another company only interested in making a profit. This tip goes for anyone in business. Communication is vital.

 

2) Everyone in business is supposed to build a brand. You add value with everything you create. Some days will be better than others(in terms of creation and your content). There is no way you are going to be on point every day.

 

Focus every day on your creation and the content you curate. It is similar to those of us who are writers. You have to create something regularly. It is in your blood. Some days you will be off, but creation is key. You have to create even when you do not feel up to it. Exercising your creative process will help you build a stronger longevity.



One Final Way To Build Your Brand

 

You want to be a leader and not a follower. That also means that you cannot focus on likes on social media. Everyone is addicted to being liked. You want buyers. Someone who just "breezes in" to look is not going to help you. Those people are there merely for window dressing. Stop focusing on how many people "like" you. Focus more on how many people are actually buying from you. Those numbers will tell you how much revenue is coming in regularly.