I am sure that you have all heard the old adage that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”! Although many business owners faithfully quote this saying almost on a daily basis, the sad reality is that few actually use it themselves.
The sad reality is that few actually set goals for themselves – goals that they can actually leverage off for their own personal successes. Goals that are specific, that can be measured – that have meaning and make perfectly logical sense. Goals that motivate and excite you, that make you jump out of bed in the morning, ready and rearing to face the day.
Many business owners strategize for the business, for the staff, for the clients, for the suppliers . . . but fail to develop strategies for themselves. So the challenge today is for you to develop a strategy for yourself, then work out your plan. It might be something as simple as getting yourself to more ‘self-development’ type workshops or as complicated as working a four day week, and then a three day week and then a two day week and then a four hour week.
Whatever it is, write it down. Set actions with deadlines and then focus on achieving your goal.
You know that it is something that you should do, you know it is something that you want to do and most importantly, you know it is something that you can do!