New Year’s Resolutions

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Professional Marketing International understands the importance of always improving.  Continuing to strengthen yourself and your business will help you now and in the future.  A business that stands still is a business that is being passed up by the competition.  You should always strive to be better.

The New Year is the perfect opportunity to look for improvements you can make in your business.  Whether you are investing in real estate or running an online business, you can make strides to refine and revamp various aspects of your business dealings.

Goal Setting for Beginners:

Start small.  That is the most important thing to remember.  If you attempt to tackle a huge project and fail, you will have a hard time trying again.  Set goals that will take hard work and effort on your part but are doable.

Only focus on one or two things at once.  If you try to change 10 things about your business in one week, you, your employees and your customers will all be frustrated and confused.

Make a plan that will help you along the way.  Write down all the steps that need to happen in order for the goal to be accomplished.

Make sure everyone is on the same page.  Have a meeting with your employees and let them know your plan.  Keeping goals a secret is a sure fire way to fail.  Letting others know what you want to happen makes sure that you are being held accountable, which is only scary if you’re not doing what you should.

Post your goal in place that you will see it daily.  It needs to be in your mind and be important to you.

Goal Setting for Veterans:

For those of you who know how to set goals and have been successful at achieving them have a basic understanding of setting resolutions, but you can always find an area to bump it up a notch.  If you find yourself achieving every goal you set, you should think about holding yourself to a higher standard.

Once you have a feel for how to set goals and what to do be successful, you can really begin to dig deep. Find those things about you or your business that need to change but for one reason or another, you have been stalling.

The hard goals to set are the ones that affect you personally.  Whether what you need to change is a reflection of your reputation, personality or work ethic, take the necessary steps to change it.  It can be hard to admit that something you said or did was wrong, but it gets worse if you ignore it.

Improvement is never easy but it’s worth it.  Raise the bar and expect more from yourself.

 

by kmott