Reflections on 2019. Will you see things differently at the end of 2020?
They say hindsight is 20:20 vision, in that you can clearly see what happened when looking back.
So, when looking back at your business in 2019, do you have a clear understanding of what has happened in your organisation last year and why?
How were sales? Were your costs as expected? Were you able to maintain or even increase your margins? Did you react well to market conditions and if necessary adapt? Did your planning map-out well enough for you to predict situations and therefore be proactive in your operational activity?
It is only in planning this way, with due consideration for these factors and more, that you can create the most effective plan for next year.
You may have heard this said...
“If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got.”
And that probably means diminishing returns on your business because your competition is unlikely to stand still.
At GSM we'll start by focusing on your business plan for the coming year with a look back at 2019, together with some searching questions, such as the following, about what you want out of your business in 2020 and what that really means you need to achieve next year and beyond.
- Where are you now – personally and in business?
- What has worked/is working well in 2019?
- What do you want personally out of 2020?
- How does your business need to perform to enable you to do that?
- What do you need to do to enable your business to perform at that level?
By working with us, you'll truly comprehend your start and end points, have a good understanding of your route and what you'll need on the journey. Only then can you cement the 20:20 vision of what you want for your business in 2020.
By preparing for 2020 now with GSM, with both hindsight and foresight, you can hit the ground running, so that this time next year your reflections on your business year will be that much more attractive.
Contact us now for a free no obligation meeting on 020 7935 3793