Do you feel discouraged or overwhelmed because you don’t seem to be making the progress you wanted as quickly with your small business as you thought you would?

A lot of entrepreneurs are looking for shortcuts and the easy way to achieve success. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as an easy road to success in business.The truth of the matter is that in business like in life, great things take time:

In any new venture, there are always unknowns and uncertainties. You simply can’t foresee everything that will happen and the pace at which it will happen. So when your expectations don’t line up with what’s actually happening, it’s easy to become discouraged. This is especially common during those early months when progress feels slow or even nonexistent.

But here’s the thing: successful entrepreneurs understand that success doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, effort, and a lot of hard work to achieve greatness.

  • You have to put in the work if you want to see the benefits down the road. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither are successful businesses.

  • Don’t get discouraged if things don’t happen as quickly as you’d like them to – keep working hard and eventually you’ll see results. It takes time for things to falls into place. Patience is a virtue.

  • Have clear business goals: having well-defined business goals is essential to success. Whether short-term, medium-term or long-term, each one plays an important role in achieving overall success.

  • Stay laser focused on a plan of actions!

    Give yourself more time this week to make it happen:


    1. Wake up earlier to have some quiet time for yourself and plan your day ahead.

    2.Make a list of things you want to accomplish in the day and stick to it

    3. Delegate tasks to other people whenever possible

    4. Take breaks throughout the day to rejuvenate your body and mind – incorporate some self-care

    5. Set realistic goals for yourself that can be accomplished in a reasonable amount of time

    6. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it – there’s no shame in admitting that you’re overwhelmed


    Don’t be discouraged if your dreams feel out of reach. Remember, slow and steady wins the race.

    If you are struggling in your business, don’t give up – don’t hesitate to reach out for a free initial business chat with us today. We’ll help get you started down the path to success. Keep working hard and eventually you will see results. As the saying goes, “great things take time.”

    To your success!

    Ariane Morin

    Director, Founder and Business Development Expert at CCJM Consulting Ltd