By Evan Vitale
Everyone, including businesses, use the New Year as a fresh start.
It’s a clean slate. Budgets are re-set; goals are planned; strategies and business plans are fine-tuned and you’re ready to set the world on fire!
Or, so we hope. In all seriousness, is January 2017 any different than December 2016? Will you be making significant changes in your business approach in order to increase production and sales in the new year?
If you REALLY want to make an effort to improve your business this year, you REALLY need to start working on change and improvements today. Don’t want until next week or next month and, heaven forbid, don’t wait until it’s too late.
Here’s why change needs to start NOW:
- Believe it or not, your business is in a rut. It’s been running on cruise control – paying the bills; meeting payroll and tax obligations and collecting revenue from clients and customers. Your staff may have some turnover – just like customers and clients – people come and people go and the balance sheet remains the same each month, so everyone’s happy.
- Believe it or not, you are in a rut. You unlock the door; pour a cup of coffee; check your e-mail and your daily routine continues again.
If you want to make changes and improvements in your business this year, you need to break your regular routine – for both you and your business – and concentrate more on working on your business and yourself.
What will you change this year?
How will 2017 be different – and be better – for your business?
How will the New Year be different and better for you; your staff and your customers and clients?
Start working on your plan and implement it today. Don’t wait until tomorrow or next week or next month. Just think about how fast last year flew by! Before you know it, you’ll be looking at the end of 2017 and thinking about next year.