232. Express Tip #116: Inconsistency Won’t Get You to the Next Level

Annette Walter

September 30, 2022

“Inconsistency won’t get you to the next level.” 

This quote was told to me from my tennis coach and it really resonated with me. In business, consistency is one of the biggest indicators of success, but oftentimes inconsistency creeps into all our daily lives and business. 

The parallels in my tennis game to my businesses always makes me think. Inconsistencies won’t get you the next level…whether it is your tennis game or your business. 

Consistency in all areas of your business is key. Here are a few examples: 

Business Plan

Your business plan must define your vision, goals, and strategies. You must follow this plan consistently to have measurable results. Changing the plan too early or becoming inconsistent with the plan can disrupt your path to growth in your business. 

Keeping Your Customers Happy

Your customers look to you as a business they can trust. Inconsistence can lead to distrust and uncertainty – which you never want your clients or customers to feel. Your customers want to know what they can expect from you and consistency is key to this. 

Leading by Example

If you are consistent as the leader of your business, your employees will also strive to be consistent. As a business owner, you must lead by example and if you want your employees to be consistent, then you must be as well. 

Remember, you must be consistent in all areas of your business. Your business runs on systems and processes and being inconsistent is like throwing a wrench in those systems. How well your business runs and grows depends on your consistency. 

Keep evolving, entrepreneur! I see you, I get you, and I’m so proud of you.

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About Annette Walter

Much like Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC’s “The Profit,” who lends his expertise to struggling businesses, Annette analyzes businesses, supports them with the right resources, and designs the plan they need to go from surviving to thriving.

Annette Walter has started, acquired, owned, and operated more than 15 companies in her lifetime. As a wife, mother of two boys, and owner of a national company, Timber Industries (a BBJ Top 50 Women-Owned Business, BBJ Top 25 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Business and Inc.5000 list honoree), she can serve her true purpose and passion in coaching and consulting entrepreneurs through her business coaching company, iEvolve Consulting. Annette works with business owners across the globe in various industries to support their overall well-being, teams, and operations. As an operations expert and strategist, she works with business owners to help them identify organizational gaps and opportunities in their companies. She works with businesses to help make their finances, marketing efforts, technology solutions, and sales more efficient and effective.

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