In Part 1 of this 2 part series, Host, Crista Grasso, walked you through how you can make time off non-negotiable this summer by taking a critical look at four critical elements within your business: strategy, planning, systems and team. In Episode 72, part 2 of this series, Crista shows you how you can be confident that you’ll actually generate money this summer while you are on vacation or are simply enjoying the beautiful weather. Because the truth is, we all want to enjoy the summer, but we also need to know that our businesses are doing well in order to fully relax and recharge, in other words, you may want to slow down but you don’t want your revenue to slow down or worse, stop, without you.
The reality is, that you can take some time off this summer and enjoy a profitable business as long as you get really clear on your goals and are willing to prepare for time off and for the second half of the year, now. Listen in to discover what practical steps you can take to ensure that you can enjoy a profitable and peaceful summer.
Show topics include:
1:11 how you can feel confident that you’ll be generating revenue all summer long even while you’re on vacation
1:42 the #1 reason why most businesses have revenue dips in the summer
2:01 the very first thing you need to do in order to set your business up for success this summer
2;28 why you want to start planning for Q3 and Q4 at a high level, now
2:50 one of the biggest things that keeps people from achieving their goals
3:18 why what you do or don’t do this summer can drastically affect your second half of the year
3:49 3 facets you need to consider while planning your summer strategy
4:18 what you need to consider when you’re thinking about what it is you’ll be selling or promoting this summer
7:31 how can you work ahead now, so that you lessen what you have to do later
8:42 how to get clear on your revenue goals this summer
9:18 a common sales funnel example that you can use to get clear on your revenue goals this summer
9:33 the importance of knowing your conversion rate
10:59 why arbitrary goals are detrimental to your business
14:17 practical things to consider when looking at your summer sales strategy
15:42 start by deleting tasks that don’t need to be accomplished - where can you lean out this summer?
15:54 what can you automate so that things run smoothly this summer without you being hands on
16:24 the 4 critical elements to making your revenue goals happen this summer
17:11 what it looks like to create a capacity based plan to avoid overwork and overwhelm
17:59 Crista’s pro tip to help you keep things simple this summer
19:01 how getting it right this summer can set you and your business up for success all year long
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