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start your business strong

With the year coming to an end and 2020 approaching rapidly, business owners are thinking of ways to prepare their businesses to start strong in the new year. 

If you haven’t already started preparing for the new year, don’t worry, because it’s not too late to get the ball rolling. 

Here are five ways you can start your business off strong in 2020! 

Kick-start healthy habits 

While there are many things that can be done directly related to your business, keep in mind that the success of your business starts with you. 

You are your most productive, not when you’re in a panic and mind is in a jumbled mess, but the complete opposite. Whether it’s by waking up a few minutes earlier to meditate, or setting aside 15 minutes in the middle of the day to take a short walk, start incorporating healthy habits into your day to clear your mind and develop a proper mindset for success. 

Reward your top clients 

As a business owner, you’ll know that most customers come and go. There are, however, the few who are loyal to the end. These are the clients that matter to your business and deserve to know that they are valued. 

Kick-start the momentum heading into 2020 by creating a list of your top clients, getting in touch with them, and rewarding them in some way for their patronage. By doing this, you are able to continue to build your relationship with them, and encourage them to stick around in the year(s) to come. 

Review your performance metrics 

Take the time now to review your measurables before the new year commences. Map out these measurables and evaluate what activities have brought the best returns for your business. 

Once having identified the top activities, moving forward, your focus should be on these activities and making some tweaks to improve them. Identifying this in advance means you’ll be ready to speed up the growth of your 2020 pipeline! 

Budget for training 

People tend to oversee the importance of investing in the professional growth of their team, but training and development programmes can offer several potential advantages for small businesses. 

Not only do training programmes provide companies with the human resources needed to facilitate business growth and expansion, but it also creates a pool of qualified replacements in the circumstances where high-level employees leave, or gets promoted to a higher position.

With so many Fitness or Wellness practitioners and business in the market, if you put aside a budget to allow yourself or your employees to continuously advance themselves, it also allows you to have a greater competitive edge against your competitors. 

Set concrete goals 

Setting goals for yourself and your business is a way for you to stay focused and driven on your journey towards success. Business goals are also important because they give you a sense of purpose and achievement when you complete your goals. 

When writing out your goals, you should ensure that you’re being realistic and writing out the smaller, and more easily achievable goals in addition to the bigger ones. Including these easier tasks will help you build the confidence and momentum to tackle the bigger goals as you progress through the year. 

Core Collective wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

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