6 Tips to P.I.V.O.T. Your Business Mindset

The media has pushed the message that we are in a global pandemic and because of this we have had to PIVOT how we conduct business.

As business owners, we must approach this change with a positive outlook.

I would like to share with you 6 tips to PIVOT in your business: “Put Intentional Vision On Today."

1. Wake up with purpose.

You should have a planner or journal to write out the to-do list for each day. To “give each day direction,” begin with prayer or meditation to center your focus on things above. From there, look over the list you created the day before and begin to work.

2. Speak positive affirmations.

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue... (Prov. 18:21).”

Here are a few affirmations to help speak life to your business:

  • I am destined to achieve what I want to achieve.

  • I am serving a higher purpose.

  • I powerfully envision what I want.

  • I track my goals and cross out the ones I achieve every day.

  • I release pessimism and doubt about achieving my goals.

  • I visualize the results and benefits of my goals.

3. Be thankful for what you have.

This one is important because we can become so consumed with what we see others posting on social media that we begin to minimize what we possess. Instead, we should approach our business with an attitude of gratitude.

4. Reflect on your day, good and bad.

In the same way we can be thankful, we can be honest and talk about the good and the bad. We might even consider rephrasing it and saying, “Good and Improvements.”

5. Create boundaries.

We need to be intentional about creating barriers that keep us in the right perspective. Boundaries in who we associate with, boundaries in our social media interactions, boundaries in what we will and will not accept. We could talk a lot about this... We may just dedicate a post exclusively for this point later on.

6. Be kind, have faith, love, and do not give up hope.

There is nothing to add to this one. I just wanted to encourage you to keep going.

In light of these tips, pivoting first requires an understanding of what changes need to occur. Once those changes have been acknowledged, you can shift your business into high gear and go forward. In 2021 there is more to come for us all. So, let us PIVOT together.

Breonna Baker is the CEO of Streamline Media Agency and Co-Founder of The Black Owned Network. Connect with Breonna on Instagram (@streamlinemediaagency) and Facebook (Streamline Media Agency).