Start 2011 with a Practical Plan for Growing Your Business

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Is 2011 going to be the year your business really takes off?
Or just another year of treading water?

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Start 2011 with a Practical Plan for Growing Your Business

  1. 1. Start 2011 With A Practical Plan For Growing Your Business<br />Is 2011 going to be the year your business really takes off?<br />Or just another year of treading water?<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Content:<br />Panel Discussion<br />Questions (and Answers!)<br />
  3. 3. Steering your Future<br />If you don’t steer you will drift<br />If you don’t know where you are going tomorrow any direction will do for today<br />
  4. 4. Successful People Plan<br />Planning to fail or failing to plan?<br />Lots of stats about people with goals<br />5% of people make plans<br />95% of the wealth<br />The planning process<br />A simple discipline<br />
  5. 5. Start with the End in Mind<br />Project yourself forwards and look back:<br />5 years?<br />January 2012<br />What is different about your business “now”?<br />How is that differencefelt?<br />How is that difference measured?<br />What does that business difference mean to you personally? <br />Repeat working back to 13th April 2011<br />
  6. 6. Keeping your focus<br />People over-estimate what they can do in a quarter<br />People under-estimate what they can do in a year<br />Pick your top 3 priorities for tangible change<br />Keeping things current<br />
  7. 7. What needs to happen?<br />For each change you commit to make:<br />Practical activities to make the difference<br />How much how often?<br />Measuring Progress<br />How will you track activity?<br />How will you measure results?<br />
  8. 8. Your Daily Dose<br />Make this part of your routine<br />Little and often<br />“Progress by the yard is hard. Progress by the inch is a cinch”<br />
  9. 9. Summary<br />Having a clear sense of direction is essential:<br />What do you want to achieve this year?<br />How will you track progress?<br />Manage Activity/Measure Results<br />The best plan in the world is nothing without action<br />Why are you doing this?<br />
  10. 10. Panel discussion<br />VERT Team<br />
  11. 11. Questions & Answers<br />Member<br />

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