Why Client-Focused Goals Drive Success. (The Worksheet)

Every business needs clients.  But what is something that is even better than clients? Loyal clients.  What makes clients want to come back again and again? The value of current clients Keeping existing clients costs less than finding new ones, so repeat business is a profit driver. But it is more than just that.  Loyal…

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How To Write Goals That Drive Employee Happiness. (The Worksheet)

Business goals are about success and growth. One thing you need to achieve business growth and success is happy employees. Because happy employees are productive employees, and happy employees are effective employees.  Happy employee goals Make sure your business goals, objectives, and aspirations include making your employees happy. It is part of your responsibility as…

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Don’t Be Perfect: Be Valuable. (The Worksheet)

Every Tuesday, Tuesday On Your Business gives you ways to spend thirty minutes working on your business instead of in it. Step away from the day-to-day tasks of your work and spend time planning for the future, solving problems, and innovating. Starting today, I’m adding a weekly exercise to these posts and emails. For those…

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How to write goals that matter… and that work (3/5) 👆

Last week you worked on the three questions you have to answer to write proper annual goals.  But our work here is not done yet.  Answering the questions is half the exercise. Now we have to structure those answers so they become more than ideas and hopes. They have to make a plan.  Goals that…

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3 simple questions to write your best annual goals (2/5) ☝️

What if I told you 90% of senior executives don’t reach their strategic goals annually? That’s what research from The Economist Intelligence Unit has shown.  They say it’s because of flawed implementation. But it’s hard to do good work on a goal if the goal is wrong to begin with.  Much too often I see…

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Why you want to write an annual plan 👉 (1/5)

You want to start work in January knowing what your business will look like in December. And you want everybody who works for you and with you to know it too.  It’s easier to plan your actions and strategies if you know where you want to go. Annual planning is a thought process. It involves…

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Finding the Force: Continuous Improvement and Meeting Goals 🆕 (1/6)

A critical part of business planning is preparing for things to change. The better you can control that change, the easier it will be. How do you control change? Use a mission statement.  It’s easy to innovate with a great mission statement. Stay on mission A good mission statement guides your employees. It guides their…

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