Today I had a Facebook live session as part of Issue 3 of My Craft Biz magazine called ‘Why you need to start thinking about investing in your craft business’. I wanted to expand on that subject here on the blog, because I think there are two types of investment you always need to consider which can make a massive difference to your business.
Confucius said, “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” This isn’t just true for every day life, but for business as well.
Whilst 2019 feels like a long way off, the truth is that planning now will be a game changer for you when it comes to growth. Today on the podcast we will be talking all about how to plan for the growth of your online business in 2019.
Today on the podcast we are talking about the power of REFLECTION. It's an incredibly useful tool you should be using at every goal setting point of your business.
At the top of the show I mention my new FREE LIVE WORKSHOP where I will be taking you through the complete 4 step process for goal setting the right way. It will be held on the 18th of May 2017.
The Top 5 Goals Every Business Should Have!
Are you unsure where to start when it comes to business goals?
Here are my top 5 goals every business should have… big, or small… that’s very important that I say that, because I have seen many smaller businesses fail because they weren’t paying attention to key areas in their business.
FREE DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE - Goal Tracker
It's really hard to feel organised when you are busy... and I completely understand.
Sometimes your desk looks like a bomb hit it and you just don't know which 'to do' list to start with first!
The first step to making things feel under control is to start planning.
What I have for you today is a simple tool you can print out, fill out and pop in a folder. This tool will help you manage one specific goal in all of its broken down tasks, making it a simple check list to have on hand every day.
The Beginners Guide to Business Goals.
What are Business Goals?
Well made, meaningful business goals are effectively targets for your business moving forward. They push you, they challenge you and they are the one thing that will help grow your business.
Goals can be changeable and require regular committed review, but they should always be;
Focused – targeting a clear path to the future, but always being mindful of both the past and your niche.
Motivational – making you feel invigorated and not overwhelmed.
Aspirational – always aiming a little higher.