Are you working “in” or “on” your business?

Tina Winslow
August 25, 2023

Let’s jump into a big question right from the get-go: Are you working “in” or “on” your business? The way you answer this question can shape your company’s future. Dive in with the Art of Strategy Consulting to uncover the difference!

Deep in the Day-to-Day

When you’re deep “in” your business, you’re in the middle of everything. It’s all about handling the daily tasks, solving problems on the fly, and keeping the ship afloat.

  • Buzz like a bee: You’re busy, buzzing from task to task.
  • Immediate Solutions: Quick fixes for today’s challenges are the name of the game.

The Big Picture

Stepping back to work “on” your business means focusing on its future. Here, you shape the direction and plan the journey ahead.

  • Captain of the Ship: Guide your business towards exciting new horizons.
  • Thinking Ahead: Planning for growth, making strategies, and setting long-term goals.

Finding Your Balance

While both roles are essential, the magic happens when you blend them!

  • Master the Juggle: Move smoothly between day-to-day operations and big-picture planning.
  • Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Lean on your team. Trust them with the daily stuff while you focus on strategy and growth.

The journey of a business leader is all about balance. So, as we circle back to our big question: Are you working “in” or “on” your business? With the right strategy, you can confidently say you’re doing both the smart way! At Art of Strategy Consulting, we’re here to help