Manage: Set Goals, Establish Purpose

Ways to Define Business Goals

sticky_pad_check_listSetting goals can be critical in giving you more focus in the direction you want your business to go.  Consider these tips which can give you a better sense of direction and purpose.
  • Use your mind and talents fully and efficiently
  • Make decisions that have positive results
  • Get more organized
  • Plan each day with a list of tasks that need to be completed
  • Do more for yourself and others
  • Feel more fulfilled by doing things you enjoy doing
  • Be more enthusiastic and positive about everything you do -
Consider what motivates you to get things done and achieve your objectives in business and in your personal life.  It is not hard to accomplish something meaningful when there is a direction and a will.  If you commit to a goal and visualize it, it can be done.

The key steps in getting things done:

  • Write your goals down
  • Set a date to complete them
  • List any obstacles that you may have to overcome
  • Identify people and resources that can help
  • Develop a plan of action on how it will get done
  • When completed you will feel that sense of accomplishment -
Often times we get caught up in our day-to-day activities and fail to feel any sense of accomplishment or purpose.  Take a few minutes to rethink and set some meaningful goals that you wish to achieve…it can only improve your focus and the benefits you will reap can be abundant.
Julie Brander
<div> Julie has been a SCORE volunteer since 1997. She has 20 years of experience in business, starting a manufacturing, wholesale and retail jewelry company. After selling her business, she dedicated herself to helping other entrepreneurs start and expand their business.</div> <div> <a href="http://www.scorenewhaven.com" target="_blank">scorenewhaven.com</a>|<a href="http://www.score.org/mentors" target="_blank"> SCORE Mentors</a>| <a href="http://www.twitter.com/juliebrander" target="_blank">@juliebrander</a> | <a href="/author/julie-brander/all-posts" target="_blank">More from Julie</a>             </div>

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