Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions?

snowChristmas and New Year have come and gone but you are still left with those nagging resolutions wondering whether you can stick to them.

We at EZPZadmin can at least help you with relief of the business administration hassle so that you can concentrate on the things you love doing, including building your business.

But here are 4 more tips to help fulfill those resolutions, courtesy of Xero:

  1. Make sure you know why. Going to the gym is not what motivates people, it is wanting to fit into a new dress or suitWhen you are staring at a resolution like ‘make 5 cold calls a day’ it is easy to avoid.  Keep bringing yourself back to why you are doing it. Maybe it is not to generate more leads, add to your bottom line etc, but it maybe so that you and your family can take a wonderful holiday somewhere
  2. Plan your work and work your plan. When things are moving fast it is a good idea to take some quiet time, reflect where you are at and what still needs to be done. Once you know your next steps, you can easily make a daily plan to execute them and keep up on your resolutions.
  3. Be accountable. When internal motivation is waning, look for external motivation be it a business group, mentor or just a simple coffee with a friend. Tell these people your goals, ask them to follow up and hold you accountable. If you can’t find a business group, offer to start one in your community. Not only does this keep you motivated, it could also improve your small business community as a whole
  4. Ditch them. If your new plan isn’t working, or your resolution wasn’t the right one for your business right now, don’t be afraid to change it or ditch it altogether. Your time is a precious resource, if your activities aren’t high yield, find some that are.

You can view the whole Xero Blog article here