Project Your Vision Hot!
6:13pm, Sat 4th November, 2017 by Skelewuskit App
Most entrepreneurs are driven by an overriding purpose when starting their business. Successful entrepreneurs take it one step by step and develop a vision for future growth. In [Chapter 9] sub #5 you have discovered how business mission is essential to starting and growing a business. And am sure by now you have a mission while it’s time to “project your vision” because this vision will helps guide the day-to-day operations and strategic decision – making necessary to achieve success. Before deciding what step are necessary to move toward your business goals, you must be very-very clear about your desires for yourself and your business. If you can’t still figure it out, go back to [Chapter 1] and read over and over again until your heart question you. “Projecting your vision can add to the clarity of where you want to go or where you are going”
#Projecting Your Vision
What do you dream your business could be? Your vision can help you imagine your business beyond the details of its current day-to-day activities. Projecting your vision is like those formal statements with lofty aspirations that are framed and prominently displaced for all to read. Projecting your vision is intended to be one that will help you visualize within a year or time frame. For you to indentify your projected vision, focus on the future! Don’t forget to consider changes in the global market place, the internet and technology and also remember a vision does not have to be grounded in today’s reality. It is a goal to strive for, not reflection of a business current position. In [Chapter 9] sub #5 talks about “Mission” Mission statement summarize business purpose. But a vision points a picture of what the future could look like.
Moving a business from the present to its vision requires a gap analysis. This process will help you identify the difference between the two and determine what changes in your business, will close the gap and help you achieve your vision. For example; if a business has recently seen its sales stagnate and its vision is to increase it’s profits, as an entrepreneur you could use a gap analysis to examine why the sales are flat, determine the best way to improve sales, and pay attention to ways to increase profitability, even if sales do not grow. Another entrepreneur’s vision may include increased production for manufacturing business. Since current space and equipments are already at full capacity, the gap could be bridge by identifying the steps needed to increase production, including new space, additional equipment, employee and the funds to accomplish these goals.
#Projecting Your Goals
The next step is to set your goals for your business, including something that you would like to accomplish during the plan. With an eye towards your vision, as entrepreneurs set goals for themselves, the organization and their employees. It is not enough to set goals. You must diligently work towards them and follow up by measuring your results and making improvements. One of the most important things you can do is to define your business most critical goals then develop measurable targets, determine the gaps between desired and actual performance, and implement a strategy to close the gaps. Goals and your business should be SMART. “You will increase your odds of accomplishing your goals if you write them down” This process has really work for me, you’ll find that using the guidelines will help improve your goal setting skills. Start small, Dream big, Turn your idea into a business and Project your vision today.
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