Season’s greetings, hunties. 🎄
We know what you’re thinking. 2024 is going to be THE year.
You’ll finally launch that business idea you’ve been sitting on like a mama hen who's been warming her lil’ egg for a while now.
Or maybe you have some big plans and BIG goals for the business you’ve been running for a few years now. As the legend, icon, and Serving Santa Damian Leigh would say: You go, Glen Coco.
Either way, you’re going to want to go into the New Year prepared.
Strategies. Processes. Exponential growth. All your clients singing your praises.
It’s the dream. We get it. So what can you do to get yourself polished and preened for the absolute slay that is going to be your 2024?
First, set your intentions.
Let’s start at the end and work backwards. Where do you want to be at this time next year?
Woah, woah! That might be a scary question for you if you haven’t even decided what you want for lunch today. But bear with us here, what is on the checklist?
Start big, start small, include not only your career goals but your life goals, too.
Maybe you want to learn to surf? You want to spend more time with your kids. You want to hit X amount of MRR. You want to grow your team by 5 employees. You want to find a new office. Exciting stuff, right?
P.S. We’re not thinking about the ‘how’ right now, just the 'what'. Write it down.
Psst, it might help even to look at what you want to have done and out the door before 2025 starts. 👀 That’s a good pointer for you.
Now we’re going to come up with a timeline.
Even if you start with a loose idea, that’s great! Split the list of the whole year into quarters, then into months. (If you start at the end and work back, you can get a good idea of what you need to achieve in order to move to the next point.) Of course, this is subject to change based on what comes up, but seeing the steps in order is really helpful, trust.
Protip: Don't listen to Mariah. Even if she is a queen. ⬇️ You can start thinking like this when you have 5 Grammys and have sold 220 million records worldwide. 💅
It’s time to plan.
Yeah, we’ve been planning this whole time, sure! But we’ve also been ✨ envisioning our success.✨ This is the part where we actually plot out how we’re going to achieve those things. Key questions:
Do you know how you’re going to achieve this goal?
What systems, processes and apps can help you out here?
If there are gaps in your knowledge, who can you ask to help you fill them/where can you find tools to help?
Do you have the resources you need to achieve those goals?
Don’t be afraid to do a bit of research, girlypop. There’s a lot of fabby stuff out there that can point you in the right direction. Chances are, you won’t be the first person to do what you’re trying to do. People are sharing their blueprint via articles and on social media. It’s time to consume some sweet, sweet knowledge.
The important thing is that you start. Don’t go into 2024 with a vague idea of what you want to get out of it, it’s gonna stress you out, queen. And chances are, it won’t go well.
Remember, stay adaptable. Things will crop up during the year that might throw you off. Iterate on your plans but always have that baseline to refer back to.
Make sure to get help on board for this process if you need to. Advisors, mentors, team members, it always helps to have extra brain power when trying to figure out how to smash those 2024 goals.
You’ve got this. 💪