Happy New Year! I love a New Year! It’s a great time to start things on the right foot. We’ve got a little series this week to help you get your business strategy in place for 2017.
FIRST THINGS FIRST… do a review of 2016.
Here’s what typically happens in a New Year: lots of goal-setting, resolutions, ideas, thoughts for how things will happen in 2017. It’s all about new, fresh, clean. New Year! New Me! Right?
We are so quick to move out from the old and onto the new… and we just push aside the past. But, we need to look at the past and figure out what isn’t working. We need to analyze what happened in 2016. What wins did you have? What struggles did you face? What are the areas that need improvement?
Here’s what we recommend: break your business into the following parts:
Go through each piece and identify what worked and what didn’t work. What do you want to make better in 2017?
It’s hard to dredge up the past when we just want to move forward. But, it’s SO CRITICAL to ensure that you’re not making the SAME mistakes OVER and OVER and OVER again.
Make sure to check out the 2017 Action Plan to lay out your business strategy for the New Year. We walk you through how to analyze your marketing, operations, and finances. And – if you want to write a business plan with me, Michelle, check out The Simple Plan Exclusive.