Don’t fear your mistakes
No matter what stage your business is at, it's normal to be afraid of making costly errors...and make them you will. Additionally, the right decision at some point may cost you later when situations change or mishaps occur. This is just part of business. One advantage of being the boss is nobody's going to fire you for being wrong... so give yourself permission to do so, along with the trust to learn from it. “It’s okay to make changes, and it’s okay to adjust,” Runyan says.
For her, one of her biggest mistakes actually led to her current business model. She was launching an online course, with pricing that didn’t work for her customers. It was a complete flop, and they had put a lot of money into Facebook ads trying to generate signups. After working through the issues with her team, though, and seeking out some support from her own network, they adjusted their entire business to its current membership model. Since then, Forbes named Classy Career Girl one of the most influential career sites on the internet, and it’s helped over 1,000 women launch their dream jobs.
Moral of the story: it’s all about how you roll with the punches, because you’re going to take a few along the way.