As a startup, we all want to hit that coveted $1M/year in revenue. But the unfortunate truth is that only 4% of businesses actually make it.
Fortunately, for you, you don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream. That’s a quote from Michael Dell.
This past year we hired a business coach that helped us scale our lead generation software LeadQuizzes past the one million dollar mark in less than 6 months.
And having worked with thousands of businesses and having gone through the experience of scaling past the million dollar mark ourselves, I’ve realized that the first step in hitting one million in sales is understanding the framework of growing your business and having awareness of where you are at. And I mean really understanding the stage of business you’re in, the fears and limiting beliefs that are holding you back, and the keys to growing into that next sales bracket.
Having this awareness creates more confidence and allows you to prioritize and take action.
Now let’s break down the five stages of a startup you’re going to go through on the path to one million in sales.