It’s really easy to let natural competition become a place of negativity within. Allowing these negative feelings grow to jealousy, anger, and spite is not only unhealthy for you as person, it’s unhealthy for your business. So, the next time you feel a business competitor is treading on your market, supplying false information or an inferior product, may be even “playing unfairly”… BREATHE.
Don’t let your anger take over your decision making.
Stay true to your brand, breathe, and remember to Love Your Enemy.
You may not feel this approach to be helpful in the moment, but in the long run you will be more successful. Why? Because, even an “enemy” has a lesson to teach.
Even if they’re offering something of lesser quality, there’s a reason why consumer may be seeking them out and making them a viable competitor. So! Find out what that angle is. I’m not suggesting you replicate it, but understanding the draw can help you make strategic decisions about your own brand’s products or services.
And, if your competition is providing false claims, or spreading false information about your business, then understand this is from a place of their own insecurities and fears. Staying true to your business model while keeping a calm head and cool tongue will ensure your business is better off in the future. This doesn’t mean you don’t address the situation, but you do it from a peaceful mind and hear so your professionalism shines through. Prospective customers will be able to see through the forest of integrity when the fog has lifted.
From integrity to strength, from expectations to learning opportunities, there are many reasons to love your enemy and find a path of peace or even forgiveness if you want a strong more stable business that can weather future storms and prosper.
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