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Don’t Get Stuck in the Status Quo!
By Victoria Munro
It’s time to review and revise
your business plan for 2008. Because personal and business
lives are often interwoven for entrepreneurs, it’s
good to consider both. Learn
from the past and decide on changes you want to make
in life—don’t get stuck in the status quo.
Now, while business may be slower because of the holidays,
take time to ask yourself the
were my biggest successes this year?
will I build on those successes in 2008?
is the major lesson I’ve learned this year?
can I be sure to take full advantage of what I learned?
did I not do
so well this year?
can I learn from this that will help me avoid mistakes
like this in the future?
was the most positive influence on my life and business
I told him/her about this and expressed my thanks?
are my #1 personal goals in the following areas
of my life:
Relationships – family and social
Physical – exercise, sleep, etc.
Take a day, even half a day, for a personal planning
retreat. If possible, get out of town. Think about how
you’d like your life to look on December 31, 2008.
Write everything down and find someone who’ll
hold you accountable on a regular basis. Keep
moving steadily forward to achieve those goals one year
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About the Author: Victoria Munro is
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