Are you in a slump?

Keep on moving Photo Courtesy: Vernita Naylor

Whether you have been in business for two years or twenty years, every business owner goes through a business slump. A slump is a decline or fall that can happen at any time in your business. When you hear slump, people automatically think of their revenue.

Before going further let’s explore a few slumps that can affect you as a business owner: A slump can occur in your personnel where you can’t seem to hire anyone or find the right person for the position or introducing new products or services into your business where your ideas are stumped and nothing appears to be going right. Whatever the reason for the slump we have all been through it at one time or another. Did you know that a slump can occur in other areas of your life as well?

Let’s take a writer for example. A writer can get writer’s block and nothing comes to mind, things are stagnant and the writer in unable to move forward. Despite the overall success of the writer being unable to compose a sentence, paragraph or book can cause a tremendous slump.

This type of thing happens even to the ‘best’ of us. Do you know that there is something that you can do to help overcome any type of slump and to keep it at bay? Well its simple…Balance.

What is balance and how can you acquire it? Good question. Now what is considered balance to one person may be different to another. Here are some must haves that I highly recommend to help you in your journey for balance:

  1. Connecting with a higher power
  2. Exercise regularly
  3. Adequate sleep
  4. Proper eating
  5. Faith in yourself
  6. Circle of support
  7. Ability to take risks without internal and external judgment

Everything you do affects you and your life. If your world is out of balance then your business and your mind will become out of sync as well. Re-evaluate your life and see where the slump lies and make the necessary adjustments.


Jabez Enterprise Group (JEGroup)


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