Year-End Assessment:

Posted by Carl Gould on January 20, 2016
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Did You Meet Your Business Goals This Year in 2015?

The New Year is upon us!  While we are all eager to start making resolutions for our business in 2016, we now need to STOP and look back how our company did this past year. Did it meet the goals that were established 12 months ago?  Now is the perfect time to assess results so you can set next year up for even more success.

Did you accomplish a goal for each section of your business:

SALES:

  • What percentage of your service, retail, and client count goals did you accomplish? List them:
  • What did you do to achieve the results you have?
  • What did you not do enough of? Why?
  • What lessons can you learn from this?
  • Based on the above answers, what actions can you take to help you achieve your sales goals for 2016?

MARKETING

  • What percentage of your marketing goals did you achieve?
  • What promotions were successful? Why?
  • What promotions were not as successful? Why?
  • Based on the above answers what goal can you replicate for 2016?
  • What practices and/or actions can you eliminate?

FINANCE:

  • What were your budgetary goals for the year? Did you meet them?
  • What helped you to achieve your financial goals?
  • What action hindered your financial progress?
  • Based on the above answers what goal can you replicate for 2016?
  • What impact will this have on the business?

OPERATIONS:

  • What new systems did you implement this past year that helped you run your business more efficiently?
  • How did this help you?
  • What is missing operationally (technology, tracking, software, staff, etc.) that if you added it, would help you run your business more efficiently this year?

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

  • Write a list of everything you are proud to have accomplished professionally this past year.
  • From the above list, what are you most proud of professionally? Why?
  • How does this make you feel?
  • How will this help you moving forward?

Carl Gould is a business strategist, and growth expert. He has written 5 books in the area of creating business success, and is the co-host of the weekly radio program, ‘Quit and Get Rich’ (www.gteamradio.com). Carl and his team of experts advise companies and organizations to grow to the next level. What is the next level for you?

SALES:

? What percentage of your service, retail, client count goals did you accomplish? List them:

? What did you do to achieve the results you have?

? What did you not do enough of? Why?

? What lessons can you learn from this?

? Based on the above answers, what actions can you take to help you achieve your sales goals for 2016?

MARKETING

? What percentage of your marketing goals did you achieve?

? What promotions were successful? Why?

? What promotions were not as successful? Why?

? Based on the above answers what goal can you replicate for 2016?

? What practices and/or actions can you eliminate?

FINANCE:

? What were your budgetary goals for the year? Did you meet them?

? What helped you to achieve your financial goals?

? What action hindered your financial progress?

? Based on the above answers what goal can you replicate for 2016?

? What impact will this have on the business?

OPERATIONS:

? What new systems did you implement this past year that helped you run your business more efficiently?

? How did this help you?

? What is missing operationally (technology, tracking, software, staff, etc.) that if you added it, would help you run your business more efficiently this year?

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

? Write a list of everything you are proud to have accomplished professionally this past year.

? From the above list, what are you most proud of professionally? Why?

? How does this make you feel?

? How will this help you moving forward?

Carl Gould is a business strategist, and growth expert. He has written 5 books in the area of creating business success, and is the co-host of the weekly radio program, ‘Quit and Get Rich’ (www.gteamradio.com). Carl and his team of experts advise companies and organizations to grow to the next level. What is the next level for you?

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