"Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action to fulfill." ~Zig Ziglar
Even if you have never taken the time to set goals for your Home Daycare Business, you are probably very familiar with the process.
At some point in your life, you have more than likely taken out a pen and paper and mapped out a plan for accomplishing some type of task. Writing out goals for your Home Daycare Business is no different than writing out your grocery list.
By clearly defining your goal, you are telling yourself where you are going. Instead of having a goal of "I plan to spend more time promoting my business", clearly define the goal as "during the next four weeks, my goal is to spend 1 hour per week promoting my business".
As you can see, the second goal tells you what you are going to do and for how long you plan to do it.
Once you know "what" and "when", you can figure out the "how". Using the example above, you know that for the next four weeks, you need to spend 1 hour per week working on something related to promoting your business.
Now you can start defining mini-goals, such as purchasing a sign for your car or yard in order to bring immediate attention to your daycare or or finally purchasing a domain name for your website.
By setting and achieving goals, you will find your business taking off and will feel a great sense of enthusiasm and accomplishment.
What are some things that you've been meaning to do, but keep putting off?
Why not challenge yourself this week?