Have you ever looked at another business owner and wondered ‘how do they do it?’.

Ever found yourself pondering over your morning cuppa, wondering how on earth some business owners seem to have it all figured out while you’re still trying to find your missing sock. Well ponder no more sock-searchers, for today, we’re taking a look into what sets these business owners apart from the rest.

“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.” – Oscar Wilde



High-performance business owners have a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to leading the charge! They’re masters of the art of communication. We’re not talking about sending out a company-wide memo and hoping for the best. We’re talking about listening, truly listening, to the hopes, dreams, and occasional gripes of their team members. After all, a happy crew is a productive crew. They are also skilled in the art of knowing when to pass the baton and when to roll up one’s sleeves and get stuck in. A high-performance business owner knows that they’re only as strong as their weakest link, which is why they surround themselves with a team of capable individuals and then trust them to do what they do best.



What exactly fuels the fire in the belly of high-performance business owners? It’s all about that constant, relentless hunger for success. Now, we know what you’re thinking – maintaining such relentless drive sounds exhausting, like trying to sprint a marathon without breaking a sweat! So how do they do it?

First and foremost, goal-setting. SMART goals, qaurterly goals, 90-day goals, 1 year goals, 5 year goals, end goals… whatever goals they are, they pursure them relentlessly with a laser-like focus, even when faced with challenges along the way.


Strategic Thinking

High-performance business owners are strategic thinkers. They possess a keen analytical mind and the ability to see the bigger picture. They carefully evaluate trends, assess risks, and make data-driven decisions that position their businesses for long-term success. Every move is calculated, every action aligned with their overarching goals. They understand that challenges will appear along to way and that even their best-laid plans, might get laid to waste by unforeseen circumstances. In the face of their challenges, high-performance business owners display remarkable resilience. They view challenges as opportunities for growth and refuse to be deterred by setbacks, they’re always prepared to pivot at a moment’s notice.


Focus on Impact

Beyond financial success, high-performance business owners are driven by a sense of purpose and a desire to make a meaningful impact in the world. They are committed to creating value for their customers, uplifting their communities, and leaving a lasting legacy that extends far beyond the bottom line.

Now, we know what you’re thinking – Can businesses truly thrive while also making a positive difference in the world? Yes!

Take a look at Patagonia. The outdoor apparel company has long been a champion of environmental conservation and sustainability. Patagonia’s commitment to using recycled materials, reducing waste, and supporting environmental initiatives has not only earned them a loyal customer base but also boosted their brand reputation as a socially responsible company.

There’s also Ben & Jerry’s. The beloved ice cream company is known for more than just its delicious flavors. Ben & Jerry’s has been a vocal advocate for social justice, environmental sustainability, and fair trade practices. They use their platform to raise awareness about important issues and support various social and environmental initiatives.


There’s many more reasons high performance businesses owners are the way they are, but the real findings? High-performance business owners are not born, they are made.  Through a combination of hard work, dedication and a relentless pursuit of their goals, high performance businesess owners create themselves, meaning everybody has the opportunity to become one.