It’s that dreaded time of year again—time to make new year’s resolutions. While it should be a fun time, full of hope and positive thinking for the future, many people find it depressing and frustrating, especially since they know that they’ll have likely abandoned their resolutions by the end of January (let’s be honest, they’ll probably be out the window by the second week).
Are you having a hard time setting goals for your business for the new year? If so, we’ve got you covered. Here are 5 new year’s resolutions you should set this coming year to guarantee a year full of prosperity and success.
1. Be More Productive
While setting a goal to earn X amount of dollars in the new year may sound appealing, it might not be the best idea. Instead, set a goal to be more productive. Take inventory of the processes and procedures that you implement in your company, then set goals to help you and your employees work harder and more efficiently. Doing so will result in a more fiscally sound year.
2. Reconnect with Your Customers
To really find success in the new year, you need to find a way to reconnect with your customers. Send out surveys, ask for advice and input, and really listen to what your customers have to say. Consider implementing a customer appreciation program to thank them for their business—showing you hear them and that you care will earn you customers for life.
3. Get Organized
Now is as good a time as any to get started decluttering and organizing your office space. Sift through your file cabinet and shred old files. Delete old emails. Establish a universal system in your office to help keep everyone on the same page about appointments and meetings—anything you can do to help your office run more smoothly will help you feel more organized.
4. Create a Social Media Presence
If you haven’t already, now is the time to establish your web presence, particularly on social media. Create an account on every social media platform possible and get your name out there—the more places you can advertise your business, the better.
5. Never Stop Learning
It’s so important to take the time to invest not only in your employees, but in yourself. Attend conferences and classes with employees, read books, and do everything you can to continue to learn and grow in your field. Doing so will keep you on top of your game and ready for anything the new year may throw at you.
Write Those Resolutions
Are you ready to set your business goals for the coming year? Perhaps your first resolution should be to actually keep your new year’s resolutions. Just saying.
Whether you manage a Utah distribution company or not, now is the time to set your goals for the year. Now get out there and write those new year’s resolutions.