It's been a while, so I must start by apologising but like most of you, I am very busy, long may the sun shine!!
Hopefully, you are all enjoying the fact that your diaries are full and business is good. Having been in this industry for so long I know that it is always famine and feast. We appear to be in a period of 'feast' at present, but what happens when we start to 'famine'? Are you prepared?
I hate to put a dampener on your good fortune but this time will surely pass as quickly as it came, so now might be a good time to look at your business plans and scrutinise how your future looks when things change. Your businesses are probably running themselves at present, some of you may be building waiting lists, or turning work away, Your biggest worry at present is the size of your tax bill at the end of the financial year, but what happens when the work starts to dry up.
Now would be a good time to look at your business skills like advertising, marketing, SEO, website building, networking or even looking for ways to diversify. We all have strengths but we have as many weaknesses, do you know where yours are? What can you do right now to improve your chances of success above your competitors when the the work slows down.
Now is probably the time to take action, while you can afford to take time off to achieve it. Maybe it's upgrading your skills or upgrading your car, going on a business course or learning something new, looking into getting your fleet badge or becoming an instructor trainer?
Don't wait for the inevitable, because then, when you have time on your hands but no money in your pocket, it will be too late, ACT NOW!!
Cheers for now,