5 Ways to Set Realistic Goals for your Business

It’s the end of the year and you have goals that you need to accomplish before January. How are you going to get things done? It is all about setting realistic goals so that your New Year runs smoothly. To have a successful business, it is imperative to set goals that you can reach -- effortlessly. Don’t be afraid to start small even if you feel timing is short. Take baby steps!

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It is all about setting realistic goals so that your New Year runs smoothly. To have a successful business, it is imperative to set goals that you can reach. Don’t be afraid to start small even if you feel timing is short. 

When you spend time looking around at those who crushing their goals, you tend to take the focus off of your own. Keep your eyes straight ahead and don’t worry about what is going on around you.

Now that you have those points out of the way, here are a few ways that you can set realistic goals for your business:  

 

1. Take a deep breath

Running a business is overwhelming as we all know. You have to take your time and take it slow. Just breathe.  

2. Plan out everything

My favorite quote, “Proper planning prevents poor performance.” So plan everything down to the smallest detail. Use note cards, planners, reminders, scrolls - whatever it takes because when you plan properly, there is no plan B or C. Now this doesn’t mean there won’t be any mistakes, but it means that you have taken the time out to properly provide detail in the small things of your business.

3. Look at your budgets

You may or may not have all the finances you need so look at what you can afford and build from there. If you have the means to do specific things then do them but first, create budgets for yourself and those who may be helping you. 

 

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4. Be honest with yourself

 You cannot do all of this work by yourself. You can dream alone but you cannot execute by yourself. You’re probably wondering where you can get a team from but look around you. Who would love to help you? Friends, family, people on social media? There is someone -- even if it’s just ONE that is willing to help. Use your resources - think about who you may know that you can connect with or what may be around you that would make a great resource.  

5. Discover your strengths and weakness

This  goes hand-in-hand with being honest with yourself and asking for help. You might have a friend that does graphics well but that is not your niche. Ask that friend to help you. You may know marketing and social media like the back of your hand, execute that strength for your business. Know what you can and cannot do, it’ll benefit you in the long run.

 

You are built for success and nothing should stop you. Set your goals and keep these points in mind. 

 

How do you set goals for your business?


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Brittney Parker was also known as Miss Parker is a Native of Southern California. Brittney began her career as a model and host for Seventeen Magazine’s runway and promotional shows which opened the door to partnering opportunities with brands such as Macy’s, American Eagle and Aeropostale. She also began creating content on YouTube for MissParkerTV and other YouTube content creators. 

In August 2014, Miss Parker was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The illness has given her a drive and desire to learn more about the disease, to bring awareness and find a cure. Currently, Miss Parker is curating a platform for young girls called Visionista University. Her plan is to work with other Visionistas within the entertainment industry and to help create opportunities for other young women who are Visionistas and need to focus on their vision.