How Small Business Owners Start The New Year Strong

How to Startup Strong

When starting your new business year, why is it important to evaluate your prior year results?

How much time should you spend evaluating your prior year results versus moving ahead with your new annual plan?

What are the top three things business owners need to focus on at the beginning of a year?

When looking back on the 2019 year, what indicators signal a need for change in business practices?

What part of your annual business plan is most likely to change from what you expected it to be?

What approaches can entrepreneurs take to implement change while motivating high performance from their employees?

If change initiatives are identified in your annual business plan, what are some change management best practices?

Strong businesses mitigate risks. What advice do you have for entrepreneurs to identify and mitigate risks from the start of the year?

Why is it important to review your insurance coverage when you create your annual business plan?

How can entrepreneurs stay the course with their long-term strategy while identifying specific focus areas in their annual plans?

What is your final top piece of advice to set entrepreneurs up for success with their annual planning process?

I was honoured to join Startup Canada as advisor during their recent #StartupChats on “How to Start Up Strong”.

We talked about the best strategies for your business to be effective, efficient, and excellent from the start of your new business year, how to set your sights on concrete success and how to build your business with the right intention and support.

The event had 39 contributors, 29.7 million impressions, and the Wakelet can be found here.