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Do you have a winning team?

You can’t do everything in your business so having the right people behind you is vital. Building a successful business is a multi-layered task.

Having a great product to sell is just the beginning. If you don’t know how to sell that product, you don’t have much of a business. More importantly, if you don’t have a strong team, you are probably stuck doing way too much of the grunt work.

One of the biggest problems small business owners run into as they build their business is simply working too much IN their business rather than working ON it.

Many small business owners don’t think they have the time to focus on the big picture. This is one of the biggest fallacies in the business world.

There is time to focus on the big picture. Instead they are focused on what they have to do in the day to day operations of the business.

This is a recipe for failure.

Small business owners don’t go into business to get another job, they do it to realize their dreams and build their wealth. But that is impossible to do when you do every job in the business.

It is important to remember the business owner’s job is to build the business.

Business owners have to develop plans to move the business forward, build revenues and grow profits. Without that kind of vision, the business will never reach its full potential.

That is why it is so important to staff your business the right way.

Hiring and training employees is not easy, but it is one of the most important things a small business does.

The employees in a business are the direct conduit to customers. They are indicative of what is right and wrong in any business.

Good employees help build a business’ customer base, bad employees can destroy it, so it is imperative that each business trains their team in exactly what is expected and required from their team.

In that spirit, here are 5 mistakes businesses typically make when building their team.