Fires - Focus - Growth
Are you trying to solve too many problems at once?
Or are you stalled because you don't know where to start?
Business is a busy place! There are so many things to think about. It's easy to get caught up in everyday tasks and challenges. There's never enough time to stop and think, "Where do we want to be in 3 or 5 years - and what would make the biggest difference this year?"
When we get caught up trying to fix everything at the same time, it becomes impossible to fix anything properly. Time is spread thinly and we're never really focused on the task in hand. For setting priorities we like the power of threes. They're easier to remember and communicate to your team...
What are your top three fires to fix?
What are your top three priorities to focus on?
What are your top three actions for growth?The key is choosing the right three things. What would make the biggest difference to your business this year?
This is a perfect time of year to put out fires; solve the immediate and important problems. Then in readiness for the new year, focus on the strategic goals; the projects that make the biggest difference. Finally, create the actions; the day-to-day steps that deliver the growth in your business;
This requires courage, clarity, and commitment - but the results are worth while!
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