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Stop. Start. Continue. Accelerate!

race car team at pit stop

It's wise at-times to pause and consider what's working and what needs to be better or different.

Here's a short guide to help you reflect and choose things to stop, start, continue, or accelerate!

Stop. Some things you do are no longer needed today or will be valued differently at deep discounts. What things should you downplay or cut altogether because they are no longer relevant or profitable?

Start. The end or erosion of established markets presents great opportunity to begin new ventures. What could you start doing today that is new or different that will enable a stronger, more resilient tomorrow?

Continue. If you are smart and trusted to deliver essential services, you are well-positioned to grow your business!  What do you do that is more valuable today than ever? Who counts on you most for these services?

Accelerate. Even if you are going in the right direction, you miss opportunities when you are slow to start and late to finish. Where are you stuck or indecisive today? What will happen if you step on the accelerator?

Every leader I coach has a different timeline for navigating and decision-making.

Be quick - (don’t hurry)! πŸš€

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Let's GO!  πŸš€


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