11 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do in 2011: 2011 is just around the corner! So while you prepare your hats and horns don’t forget to plan your entrepreneurial journey for the coming year. There are 365 spankin’ new days laying in front of you, ones you can mold and tweak to be whatever you please if you’re willing to put in the hard work and the determination now! In 2011 I’m going big or going home and I suggest you do the same. Maybe you’ve been sitting on the bench for years, maybe you’ve been racked with anxiety or fear in the past, whatever your reasons for not starting something amazing – for not trying to carve your life into your ideal existence – it’s time to throw all those excuses in the trash and make this coming year like none before it.
- Chase breakthroughs.
- Do. More. Video.
- Slim down.
- Think Bigger.
- Stop chasing your passion.
- Grow your team.
- Change your scenery.
- Become a student, again.
- Visualize your future.
- Focus, focus, focus.
- Set 3 goals.
2011 Small Business Resolutions Focus on Building Marketing Muscle: Deluxe sponsored a national small business survey earlier this year that found marketing is a primary challenge, with nearly 80 percent of entrepreneurs expressing frustration about how to make marketing work for their businesses. "Resolving to strengthen your business' marketing program can make the difference between a strong bottom line and a weak one."
- Find a Coach.
- Establish a Routine.
- Measure Your Progress.
- Find Balance.
- Stay Motivated.
Five Financial Goals for the New Year: The new year is fast approaching and it is a great time to set some resolutions. You should set small realistic goals to help you to achieve your larger goals. You may want to start with a large goal such as buying a house or retiring early and then look at the things you will need to do to reach that larger goal. You should set your smaller goals on those things rather than a broader less specific goal. Here is a list of five financial goals that you should consider doing this year.
- Start to Budget.
- Get Out of Debt.
- Start Saving Money.
- Learn About Money and Finances.
- Begin Investing.
The new year is almost here, and the past one has no doubt been a challenge. However, 2010 gives you the opportunity to revamp your mission and refresh your procedures. Now is the time to re-evaluate your business and decide which new goals you should set in order to strengthen your operations and become more profitable. Here are five New Year’s resolutions you can make to ensure 2010 is your best year yet:
- Embrace energy-efficient technology.
- Amp up customer service.
- Brand your company.
- Anticipate changes and keep an open mind.
- Make team appreciation a focused, regular occurrence
5 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make at Work: Whether you’re the CEO, department manager or new employee, making goals for the upcoming year is a great way to revamp your job efficiency. In addition to your personal New Year’s resolutions, you should also be thinking about what professional goals you have for 2011. Not sure where to start? No problem. Here are five areas you could start to perfect:
- Get technologically savvy.
- Stay organized.
- Perfect your presentation skills.
- Get fit for business.
- Make time to meet & greet.
7 Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before The Year Ends: It’s December again and the year is coming to an end! How do you feel? Excited? Eager to see what’s in store for the new year? For myself personally, I love Decembers because it’s the time when I take a breather, look back and see how the year has been. I just did my year end review yesterday, and I’m extremely excited...
- On a scale of 1-10, how satisfied are you with 2010?
- Why did you score that way?
- What are your biggest accomplishments this year?
- What are the biggest lessons you learned this year?
- What are your biggest goals that you want to achieve next year?
- What new habits do you want to cultivate?
- What are your immediate next steps to achieve them?