How About an End of Year Ritual to Close 2016?

Dec 28, 2016

How was 2016 for you?

Need an end of year ritual to finish the year? No matter what happened, you have the power to start anew and completely change your experience in 2017.
We know that when the clocks tick over, nothing really magical happens. It’s just a day like any other.
I don’t know about you though – it really feels for me like a chance to completely shift things. A fresh start!

Let’s end the year with one really simple but profound end of year ritual.

And it’s easy to do.

The exercise is make a list of everything you’re proud of over the last year.

Sounds easy, but trickier than it sounds.

First – do this with a partner.

That’s key, so you don’t chicken out and get all whakamā, like “I dunno. I guess I did some … stuff..?”
Do this with someone who gets you and really “sees” you and your accomplishments and who will entice more out of you.
Take turns asking each other what...

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Tips For Choosing KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

Nov 30, 2015

You’ve gotten your small business up and running but now it’s time to figure out just how well you’re doing.  The points we use to measure business performance are called Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and choosing the right KPI’s for your particular business can make all the difference when it comes to keeping you on track for reaching your goals.
Common KPI’s can include everything from site views to customer satisfaction to number of bookings or monthly recurring revenue.  All of these can provide valuable information about the viability of your business and the reasonableness of your goals, but not every KPI will apply to every business.  In order to get the information you need for your SME, you’ll want to choose the most relevant KPI’s to focus on.
So how do you go about choosing the right KPI’s for your business?  There are several things to keep in mind when determining exactly which...

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