The end of September will bring us to the fall for them in the United States and of course the opposite in the Southern Hemisphere. More bad news for the flat earth people.
Yet, every business is different meaning their seasons are different. Seasonality is one of the most important variables of a business. Knowing our seasonality and going with it and not against it – is critical.
For service businesses, the summer tends towards the slow side. It makes sense because of its kind of matching to the school year. Being a parent is a full-time job. Being a healthy parent makes it their first job.
Make sure you know the answers to this 5 questions in order to stay on track for success.
- Are you aware of the seasonality in your business?
- Do you plan for it?
- Do you just roll with it?
- Does it bring up fear?
- Does it strengthen your faith?
These are all excellent questions to ask ourselves as we prepare for the next active phase of our business cycle.