Best Franchises by Tristan Andrews
... consultation agencies, small cafeteria, computer troubleshooters, home tutoring business are the best franchises for you. But if you aim at a business that you want to continue for quite a long time then franchises like restaurants, automotives, jewellary, fitness centers and the scope is very big for you to choose among the best franchises. The key to making a success in a franchised business is to choose a franchise that matches your interest. Is it food, automobiles, fitness or whatever.
Stock Market Excitement Is Not Exclusive of Wise Investing by Jamie Wu
... Secondly, as the needs obviously should receive a higher priority, start with the long term goals, then the mid term goals to finally look at the short term part. Taking into account that you do care for your long term planning and that you don’t want to see yourself with no retirement benefits, the first step is to identify your needs for your retirement. This means estimating roughly how much you will need monthly once retired. Calculators tell you how much you need to invest in a pension ...
New Year's Resolutions, The "Word" and a Small Business Retreat by Sandra Martini
... As a business owner (or as one who dreams of owning a business), it is critical to take time out to plan for the upcoming time period, be it a year, or even a long-term goal. Otherwise, how can you get where you want to be if you don’t know where that is? I usually plan two business retreats per year: ~ One in late summer -- it’s late enough in the current year to have a good idea of how the year is progressing and yet still have enough time to make changes if necessary.
Maximize Your Priorities by Brian Tracy
... With your larger long-term priorities in order, you can much more easily decide upon your short-term priorities. The process of setting short-term priorities begins with a pad of paper and a pen. Whenever you feel overwhelmed by too many things to do and too little time in which to do them, sit down, take a deep breath, and list all those tasks you need to accomplish. Although there is never enough time to do everything, there is always enough time to do the most important things, and to ...
Are You Where You Want To Be? 5 Steps To Help You Get There by Sandra Martini
... As a business owner (or as one who dreams of owning a business), it is critical to take time out to plan for the upcoming time period, be it a year, or even a long-term goal. Otherwise, how can you get where you want to be if you don’t know where that is? I usually plan my retreat in late summer – it’s late enough in the current year to have a good idea of how the year is progressing and yet still have enough time to make changes if necessary. I take a few critical tools and go somewhere ...
How to Double Your Sales Appointments in Half the Time; Part 2 by Jeff Hardesty
... You have to be able to define useful short-term goals, long term objectives and performance benchmarks, but also measure each participant’s progress. Have participants work closely with qualified trainers for proper follow-up and support. But most importantly…"Timely Training" should be focused on only one key sales competency at a time. That means you never move on to your next training objective (In-line sales competency) until your intended ‘benchmark’ performance metric is realized.
Coaching Every Play! by Jeffrey Summers
... His reply was, “…well we had hoped it would last longer than it did, but we knew that eventually business would drop off. Now we’re all about our bottom line.” And of course, when I offered my help (for free!) in recreating the excitement and level of business they enjoyed before their expected reality set in, they politely declined. What a very sad statement to make on what started out to be a fantastic example of how to do it right, but is now nothing more than fodder for magazine ...
Achieve Long Term Business Success By Having The Right Reasons / Motives by Tayo Solagbade
... If you make providing this enduring solution - with appropriate adaptation to changes that occur over time - your primary motive for being in business, you will easily sustain your passion to keep the business going for the long term - even when you experience tough times. I’ll end by saying if you do NOT have a compelling reason for doing whatever it is you’ve chosen to do as an entrepreneur, you will not have enough motivation to keep from giving up when things get tough - and every once ...