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Why You Need These Two ‘Things’ to Grow Your Recruitment Business

Posted by Nicky Coffin

I want to continue the story about recruitment business growth and how I turned myself around.

The results I achieved didnt happen by magic. There is no magic formula for success, although today, I want to share some practical ideas that are going to help. 

So, as I look back from where I am now to what happened to enable me to grow and then run a recruitment business that smashed through 8 figures, there are two things that stand out.

1. Surround Yourself With the Best 

It can be easy to soldier on thinking you can push your way through, and you dont need help; WRONG. 

Even the likes of Oprah, Bill Gates and Richard Branson get support and guidance from the best in the business. 

So, I surrounded myself with people who were the best in what they did: the best in recruitment, the best business builders, the best people with the best attitudes, the best coaches like Nicky at the time, and also the right techniques and strategies.

2. Work on Your Mindset 

The second thing was the right strategies to manage my mind and what I was thinking. You see, this happens for all of usthe same stories, patterns and crazy ideas will keep playing out. 

Different role and yet the same story; weird, isnt it? 

I learned to work on this because the same non-supportive stories that I had running in my head were playing again only this time it was even worse, such as: 

  • I’m not good enough.  
  • I’m not intelligent enough.  
  • I can’t do that.  
  • That won’t work for me.  
  • That wont work in my sector. 
  • My recruitment business is different. 

Not very supportive statements, are they? 

I now had enough insight to realise these patterns were not going to help me to build a successful recruitment business.  

The work I did opened me up to believing anything is possible for anyone. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do if you want it badly enough and you’re prepared to put the work in and be the change you want to seemagic can happen. 

There is a great quote that goes along the lines of; 

You have to do things you’ve never done before to get the results you’ve never had before. 

The work I did with the help of mentors and rolling up my sleeves shifted me as a person, and my results with it. 

For me, it was all about discipline and doing the work. 

Fact: motivation is one thing, but discipline is another. And that’s what it really taught me. So, if you focus on your mindset and you have access to the right information; boy, can you fly. 

Its about becoming a new person if you want to take your business to a new place. New actions require new behaviours, new things you say to yourself, which will then deliver different results. 

So, step one is to flip those nonsupportive stories. 

An easy way to do this is rather than saying, I cant act on that, we’ve got big change instead rephrase and reframe to something else like, “I am in the process of doing X or Y. 

Because when you say that to your mind, it believes that this is possible: it adds possibility to the equation. 

For example: 

  • I’m in the process of becoming a seven-figure business owner. 
  • I’m in the process of charging 30% fees.  
  • I am in the process of building a retained part of the business.

Here is the thing  if you want a set of different results, you cant keep doing the same things and expect to get a different result; that really is the definition of insanity. 

The question is, thenwhat are those things that I need to change? And it could be really small things. The small differences are what makes the difference, especially when you add them up, it’s a real gamechanger. 

While you are sitting reading this blog, ask yourself the question: 

What are those things that maybe I want to make some changes to?  

Your language is an easy start. 

So, ban words like try; you will or you wont. If you drop a pen on the floor, you dont try and pick it up. You either do, or you dont. 

Then there is the terrible one: when! 

When I have X, Ill do Y. 

Here is a classic example; “When I make more placements, Ill recruit another biller.” Err you will make more placements because you have recruited a biller! 

When is a nasty world and its the reason so may people fail  that is why J.F.D.I. should be in the vocabulary of every business owner who wants to achieve more. 

So, are you ready to work on your mindset and get the support you want?  

Warm regards, 

Katy 

P.S. Wondering how you can grow your business to eight figures and beyond through a focus on your personal why? Then we need to talk. Apply for a call with one of us here, and we can show you how to accelerate your profits and freedom NOW.