Every successful business shares a common thread; clear and concise goals. Not only will focused goal setting provide you with a blueprint of success along with a timeline for getting there, but it also gives your entire company a more clear, targeted approach.
Goals are just as critical as the results themselves; therefore creating a realistic plan is essential. In late 2012, HubSpot laid out a blueprint for identifying business goals, using the acronym SMART to paint the picture.read more
Remember that horrible little league coach who was sure to remind you “not to screw it up” right before your big at bat late in the game?
What a stressful moment for everyone. It upset your parents…I mean, was there anything more awkward than those parent/coach confrontations in the parking lot? (I don’t know about you, but my mom has a pretty mean right hook.)
But you know what…the only thing running through your head wasn’t how hard the pitcher was throwing. Who was on second base. It was…”I better not screw this up.”read more