A Monthly Newsletter from Purposeful Leadership Solutions

February 2014
Issue No. 18

"Would I be fired today for the work that I'm not doing if I worked for someone else?"

                               ~Author Unknown~


It's February and we're now in the second month of the New Year. Have you returned to business as usual or have you kicked it up a notch? 

The fact is many of us get caught up in doing other things throughout the day as business owners that are not necessarily serving us. Growing your business takes strategy, focused activity and accountability.  If you're not actively doing the things that grow your business consistently, you may need to create a plan for success tied to focused goals, specific activities and accountability measures. It's the best way to grow your business!




Tracy D. Holloman and Kevin A. Key
Managing Partners
What Are Goals Without Accountability?



A question that many of us should be asking ourselves daily as we look to grow our businesses is, "would I be fired today for the work that I am not doing if I worked for someone else?   Think about it, if we worked for someone else, would we be able to get that other load of laundry in or, take a quick trip to the store midday and get to writing the newsletter, bookkeeping or networking  later?  Probably not!


While being a small business can be appealing, especially if you are a solo-preneur or have less than 10 employees, the fact is, if you don't have focused goals and activities, and have something to help keep you accountable, you can't expect to grow your business and have the success you desire.  Success is really about accountability; one of the many ingredients in the recipe of business growth.


Each year we start with a clean slate, we set goals, mostly in our heads and never really on paper.  What's that all about? Goals written down are far more likely to be achieved because:

  1. They force us to clarify what we want. Imagine setting out to lose weight and not having a weight that you want to get to in mind? How do you know what or what not to eat? How much exercise should you engage in? How do you know when you have lost enough weight and how do you maintain it? Instead, you start by understanding how much you need to lose. The same is true with the milestones in your life and business. Writing down your goals forces you to select something specific and decide what you want.
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