It’s important to set goals for your business.  When you have well-defined goals, they will help your business grow, help you achieve your objectives, improve teamwork, improve collaboration, and help everyone understand the direction your business in heading towards.

Remember to set SMART goals:

– Specific
– Measurable
– Achievable
– Relevant
– Timely

Here are some tips to help you establish and reach your goals:

Create a clear statement for your purpose. Clear mental images help you see through any setbacks that may come along.

Make sure you consistently go over your goals (monthly, quarterly, or annually).  This helps you keep them relevant and achievable.

Take action.  Be sure to fit the type of action to the scope of each problem.  Some problems may require a longer detailed plan of action.

Keep yourself scheduled, but stick to it.  Use a calendar app to help you, and you’ll see your productivity level rise.

Remember that not everything works out the way you want it to.  Don’t be afraid of failure.  Respond to challenges and opportunities positively and flexibly.


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About the author,

As an ActionCOACH Business Coach from Chicago North Shore, I understand that time is your most valuable asset. Now, I can help you recreate your dreams and vision…and accomplish the goals you first set out to achieve with your business. Ultimately, you will experience a better quality of life because of your commitment to invest in yourself with the help of an ActionCOACH Business Coach and personal mentor.