As a home-based business owner, I’ve found that sticking to my goals is always challenging. I think sometimes I get pretty ahead of myself, especially when I get so excited about things to come in the future of my business, and I tend to lose focus on the present and all the little things that I need to accomplish first to set myself up for success. On that note, I have been trying to set more realistic goals for myself and learning how to strategize well in order to stick to these goals when life gets a little messy and distracting. I hope these tips will help you succeed!
Take it one step at a time.
Like I said, I am the queen of jumping the gun. I tend to start working on projects that don’t even apply to the point in my business that I’m actually at. I use a daily planner now and write myself tons of little to-do lists so I have a clear cut sequence of events to get me to my larger goals. Break it down and watch the success grow!
Sit down and work.
Another big issue of mine is PROCRASTINATION! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gotten caught up watching some stupid show on Netflix, suddenly it’s midnight, and I’ve accomplished nothing from my daily business to-do list. Keep your motivation front and center, sit down and accomplish your goal!
Keep your eye on the prize.
Can you see your success? Maybe you’re almost there or maybe you’re just starting out and you know it will take time. Whatever the case may be, you’ll get there with a little hard work and determination. Keep picturing your success and it will surely happen! Vision board, anyone?
Look back at what you’ve accomplished.
Just like those amazing weight loss before and afters you see on Instagram, you should take a moment to look back at your business before and after. Even if you haven’t come very far yet, someday you’ll look back and think ‘Wow! I’m so glad I started this!’ because you’ve taken the first step to achieving your goals!
Some days are easy and some days you want to give up entirely, but if you have the right attitude and some motivation, you’re setting yourself up for some amazing success!!