Some people wonder if goal setting actually works. This doubt is often fueled by failed attempts at change or plans that didn’t go as intended. But goal setting does work. You may have to adjust your approach, but it will work for you!
So… you’ve been running your small business for a while now. It might be time to ask yourself if your business has gotten stuck in coast mode. It may be time to make some new moves and take your business to a whole new level. Taking the right steps, right now, could be just what you need to get to that next level.
I’m sure many people will agree that January is one of the most looked-forward-to months of the year.
It’s a time of new beginnings. A time to embrace your dreams and start planning for the year to come. It’s your opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start new. There’s an awakening that starts to happen at the end of every year. We start to think of all the things we want to leave behind and what we want to embrace.
The New Year is fast approaching! Soon the primary topic of discussion will be what your resolutions are for the new year. We’ll all mull over the usual: lose weight or get healthy, pay down debt and save more, give up bad habits… etc. Before you start jotting down your list of resolutions, take some time to really think about the things that you want to accomplish and how you can craft better results for yourself in the new year.
Having big dreams and goals is essential to your personal growth. It’s the fuel that keeps you moving forward in life. When you have a goal, an ultimate destination, it’s so much easier to move in that direction. But having lofty goals can be both exciting and terrifying.
On one hand, you’re eager to get started, make changes, and start checking off milestones. But on the other, you may be fearful of failure and the hardships that can often accompany taking a leap of faith. Everything that happens next is based on your mindset.
The holidays are upon us. If you’re anything like me you may be starting to reflect on this past year. It’s a good time to get somewhere quiet and assess the previous year before you start planning for the one to come. One important reason is that most new year’s resolutions fail because they are made spontaneously, without much thought or consideration for mistakes, mishaps, and milestones of the past.
It’s time to consider what you were able to achieve this year. What went well for you. What you could have done better and what were complete failures.
The essential component to most financial goals – unless, of course, you’re a trust fund baby – which I am not. And if you’re like me, then you need this simple guide to understanding your credit.
Whether you’re preparing to buy your first home, self-fund a business idea, or need to upgrade your ride, your credit will likely be front and center for the process.
Your credit score is the key indicator that lenders use to predict creditworthiness. If you have a history of paying your debts in a timely manner each month, creditors see that as the model for how you will handle future credit obligations – and they will see you as less of a risk for extending additional credit.