Starting a business is seldom easy and there is no reason why you should go it alone. There are many relevant resources available to you via the web as well as offline as it pertains to owning and operating a business. Joining a supportive, business organization like Motivators and Creators Women's Group will provide you with valuable free resources, inspiration, as well as online and in-person networking with successful women entrepreneurs. To get more information on becoming a member or to claim your free subscription visit the MACsWomen members community: Here.
“A good goal is like a strenuous exercise -- it makes you stretch.” -- Mary Kay Ash
Below are some additional guidelines to consider as optional supportive resources to help you grow your business this year:
Hire a Coach or Find a Mentor. Blazing your path to success as a business woman must become a priority. No one has all the resources or know all the steps to take; therefore, working with a coach or a mentor is a highly recommended and worthwhile investment to make towards your personal development as a business woman and hence towards your company's success. Click here to schedule a complimentary 30 minute business building session and get started.
Write a business plan. As intimidating as this may sound to some women entrepreneurs, getting your thoughts down in black and white can help you get organized. The phone-book type of business plan is not what is being suggested here. Having a written plan in place, one that you can follow is highly recommended.
BUSINESS PLAN 3 CRUCIAL REASONS
Take care of the budget. Most entrepreneurs who have not yet implemented this process often cringe when they hear these four words "What is your budget?" Having a budget, irrespective of the size is a progressive step towards organizing your business. Marketing and advertising are paramount to the growth of your business and even though there are many free and low-cost ways to market your business these days, you still need to have a working budget in place.
Whether or not you are a new business woman, implementing at least one of these three suggested steps will help to get you more organized and move you forward towards achieving the success your business deserves.