December can be a really busy month both professionally and personally. We know our calendars are already filling up with end of year celebrations, school events and festive season plans. Amongst all that chaos it can be hard to figure out how to make the most out of your December at work.
Once we create a business plan, we need to achieve it. As a soloist, it is down to managing our time to juggle those things we chose not to outsource. If we have a team, we need to ensure that there is transparency and clarity on who is going to do what and how they will know when they are successful.
Welcome the Art of the Smart Goal.
One of the things that can be challenging in the SME environment is the balance between strategic planning and business planning. We are fortunate enough to work with many different owners and managers and everyone has their own strengths. For most of us, we like to play to them and may opt to spend more time in that space. However, when we are growing a successful, thriving business, we need to do both.
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. Who doesn’t love this quote from Einstein? Many people continue to do the same thing over and over without altering any of the variables only to be disappointed when results don’t change. Does this mean they’re acting insanely?
Statistic Brain research tells us that only 8% of people who make resolutions keep them and that by the end of the first week, 25% of people have already broken them. Is there is a way to turn this around? Yes!
Can a day which is a public holiday be substituted for another day instead?
What if an employee calls in sick around the public holidays? Do you have a plan for your team working during a public holiday? This helpful guide will lend a hand