The Boss Mom Podcast
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Welcome to the Boss Mom Podcast, where women in all stages of raising their business and family come to get tools, tips and support to help make their Boss Mom world just a little bit easier. WIth host Dana Malstaff.
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Episode 185: How to Decide if It's a Yes or a No in Your Business with Dana & NJ
1 day ago
A huge part of running a successful business and embracing your role as CEO of your business is learning how to become a good decision-maker. But let's be honest: knowing how to make the best decisions for both your business and your life can be super hard. In this episode NJ and I are exploring a few thoughts and strategies for determining what things should get your "yes" and what things should get your "no" in business. Listen + subscribe on iTunes // Stitcher Specifically, we are diving into how you can best decide which opportunities you're going to pursue, and which opportunities you're not. NJ and I both have different internal default settings and varying strengths and weaknesses, so you're going to get a great, well-rounded perspective into this tricky subject! Here are a few solid questions to help you in your decision-making process. 1. Do you have the capacity? Knowing your capacity and bandwidth is SUPER important, because if you aren't honest with yourself and others in this area, you're going to consistently over-promise, under-deliver and overwork yourself at the expense of what matters most (typically your self care, your family, etc). 2. Does it align with your business goals? You can't (and shouldn't!) say yes to everything, so be really clear about why you're saying yes. Does the opportunity you're considering make sense with regard to what your business goals are? Ask yourself three sub-questions here: What are my business goals? How would this opportunity support my goals? Will this opportunity set me back from meeting my goals in any way? 3. Will it move your business forward? This stems from the last question about aligning with your goals. When you know what your goals are, then you can determine if the opportunities you're considering will significantly move your business forward in any way. At the very least, you don't want to set yourself back. Ideally, you want to save your "yes" for those opportunities that will really move you and your business forward. 4. Does it fit within your schedule constraints? This is an obvious one, but we too often act like our schedules have