It’s that time of year again; time to take stock of the past year and decide what you are going to do differently next year. Regardless of when your financial year starts, there is always a natural break point over the festive period. It’s also the time when most of us take a break from work and that gives us time to clear our head, sort out what we want and how we are going to get it.
Thinking is brilliant but writing goals down is better.
Rory McIlroy famously does it on the back of the boarding card he uses on his first flight of the year. He keeps it in his wallet – a constant reminder and check point. It works for him and it can for you too.
This is how I do it: questions first…
Now you need a plan ( Related Article: Fail to Plan and you Plan to Fail) – don’t worry this is just 3 Pieces of Paper, bullet points and few words – not many numbers either. Your goals, a calendar of activities and a cash flow forecast. It’s the equivalent to Rory McIlroy’s boarding card.
If a plan is going to work it must be Easy to Write, Easy to Review, Easy to Focus and Easier to Achieve.
Related Article: Business Owners Christmas Survival Kit
Here’s to a better 2016!
1. Follow me on Twitter / LinkedIn and let me know the business challenges keeping you awake at night that you want to solve. Click here to email. Connect with me, The Business Planning Coach on Facebook and Instagram.
I host the Small Business Clinic on Clubhouse every Tuesday & Thursday at 8am. Drop in and ask me & my panel of experts a question.
2. Grab a copy of my book The Grown-Up Business (paperback and Kindle). Get the tools and inspiration you need to go to the next level of wealth.
3. Work with me on your growth business to overcome the blockages, hurdles & problems that are holding you back. Join the community, email me with Let’s Get Started in the subject line or book a 30 Discovery Meeting using Calendly