July's issue of Pathways to Success includes two articles that focus on taking the time at this point in the year to re-evaluate your business plan and to reflect on how you and your efforts are contributing to your business success. The first article highlights the Appreciative Enquiry process as a means to adjust/strengthen successes. The second article focuses on you and your contributions to your business. Take some time to reflect on the questions that are offered.
Please to colleagues and friends if you found them valuable and encourage them to sign up to receive future newsletters by completing the information available on my website. Thanks for your continued support and interest!
|Assessment and Appreciative Enquiry|
| With 2013 now more than half over, July is a great time to assess how well you and your business are doing.
Is your business on track with your 2013 Plan? Are your annual plan goals set appropriately, or should they have been set to make your "reach" even greater? What didn't you take into account? Have you achieved your personal goals that you set out at the beginning of the year? If not, what are you doing to adjust your strategy? Is it time to set new goals to achieve by the end of the year? Continue reading ...
|Time for Reflection|
| Business is not just about numbers, activities, strategic plans, objectives, and revenue.
All of these items are important and in many cases critical to build a sustainable business. But they are only half of the equation. The other half is YOU.
Business success and your contributions are inextricably tied together. Your contributions are directly related to your ability to grow and develop. It requires honest reflection and July is a great time to take the time to look inward. Evaluate yourself and your experiences this year with as much objectivity as you can. Reflect on YOU and YOUR contributions to the success of your business. Answer the following questions: Continue reading ...