Not setting targets for yourself, your team and your business?
Forgetting to communicate with your team?
Focusing on the minutiae of administration at the expense of customer care?
Focusing on yourself and not on your team?
Neglecting to do any marketing week after week?
Sticking to old sales tactics when clearly the do not work?
Failing to take action and procrastinating instead?
Developing new habits for your business is a must in 2011. To develop a new habit, we must first be clear on what this habit will do for you. To develop a habit, we need discipline and the discipline is required until the activity/habit becomes second nature for you. It is suggested that you must do something repeatedly for 21 days before you could consider it a habit.
The best way to ensure that a habit sticks and is worth pursuing is to measure the benefit that you receive from it. In business, it is very important to continually look at the habits that you have and assess whether they are helping you are hindering you.