Staying focused and reaching your goals

Staying focused and reaching your goals

For any business owner and their staff, in order to achieve greatness, reaching goals and staying focused is important.

Consider the following tips for your business in 2018:
Understand your purpose
Staying focused is easiest when you narrow down and understand what your focus is. Rather than to set one large goal of being successful in 2018, break it down into smaller goals that address different areas not only of your business but of your life outside of work too. Afterall, a well-rounded well-being will allow you to be more focused in your professional life.

Set SMART goals
Goal setting will allow you to remain focused and not lose motivation come February or March. SMART goals are designed to be short, medium or long-term in duration, and are realistic. SMART goals need to be:
– Specific
– Measurable
– Attainable
– Realistic
– Time

Be accountable
To reach your goals and remain focused for all of 2018, not just the beginning, you need to be accountable. Making excuses or blaming others when things don’t go to plan will not see you succeed. That is a lazy attitude, and a lazy attitude will not allow you to reach your goals.

Track your progress
It is important to track your progress to ensure you are remaining focused and reaching your potential throughout 2018. Checking in weekly, fortnightly etc. and assessing how you have been feeling, how you have been performing, and any areas you feel you need to work harder in will help be the best version of yourself.


If you believe the matters discussed above are relevant to your business, please contact Darren Smith of our office to discuss further.

Darren is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience, including working in the big 4 and medium sized firms before becoming a partner of a city based firm in 2000.

He has gained much experience and has extensive knowledge in providing business and taxation advice, superannuation planning, negotiation of sales and acquisitions of businesses and property development. His client base covers a wide range of industry groups.

Darren works with business owners to grow their businesses and create personal wealth within and outside of their business.

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