Your First Quarter Review Are You Awesome or Average?
One fourth of the year is over. How are you doing in meeting your goals? How are you doing compared to your budget? In my last article, I talked about how business systems arent just for big business. Guess what? Neither are goals and budgets.
Big businesses put tremendous effort into creating detailed budgets and detailed goals each year and checking their progress against them monthly and quarterly. Investors eagerly await the announcement of quarterly earnings and stock prices jump up or down based on the results. They go to all this expense and trouble for only one real reason. It works.
Big businesses very seldom wander from the tried and true. They set goals, budget and compare to their budgets frequently because successful businesses before them did it. Im not saying that you have to have goals and a budget to be successful, but it sure does increase your chances of success. Thats also why you are reading this. To help increase your chances of success. So heres your tip of the week.
If you dont have goals and a budget, stop what you are doing and create them. If you do have...