Who are you targeting; the masses, or the individual? Ever wonder how they caught the Boston bombers in just a few days?
This photo will give you an idea of what the government is looking at. There are about 700,000 people in the frame, but zoom in and you’ll see that individual faces can be identified.
What if out of that 700,000 people in this picture there were 500 people (0.5%) who would absolutely buy your $10,000 product or service? That’s $5M in sales. Would that be a welcome addition to your business?
But the question is, what is your ability to identify and target your ideal customers?
It’s generally not a question of whether they are out there, it’s a question of how well you can aim.
I’m in my office at the moment. This morning I’ve planned next week, had multiple meetings and worked on some strategic moves for my business.
I used to be all about winning at everything I was involved with.
Many ‘entrepreneurs’ I meet just want to be the ‘big ideas’ person. They’re not interested in the little stuff.
In life people always talk about getting ‘ahead of the curve.’
Something had to get out of the way for everything good that is in your life.
We worry about things that might not work out.
We are all a combination of our experiences of the past.
We don’t need to detach from our painful past.
The you today is different from the you a year ago.
Sometimes leadership is about creating a vision and bringing people along.