5 Ways to Set Small Business Goals

shared office spaceA recent article, 5 Quick Ways to Set Goals for Your Small Business by Melinda Emerson believes that setting business goals is very vital, it directs you to the path of success. When you take the time to set goals and follow through on those, it is an investment that earns.

Here are five ways to create realistic and meaningful business goals.

  1. Look at your present business condition

It is vital that you identify your current business condition regarding cash flows, accounts payables, your sales pipeline, and your processes. Then you can plan for the big picture and set goals against it.

  1. Create short term measurable goals

Create short-term tasks to achieve your goals for the next year. Create weekly and monthly sales goals to help you move the needle on your revenue forecasts. For example, to increase sales—set a goal for increasing cold calls, social posts and direct outreach such as attending meetings.

  1. Develop a roadmap

When you create your goal roadmap, concentrate on long-term goals in a five-year benchmark. However, your road map should include goals you can achieve in the short term that will help you reach those long term goals.

  1. Stick to your goals

You must invest substantial efforts to achieve those goals. Be positive and set deadlines for your milestones in order to reach those goals. It’s easy to get discouraged, so keep trying even if you miss a milestone.

  1. Allocate adequate time and energy

Many entrepreneurs spend a lot of time working on their daily activities and don’t allocate enough time and resources to commit to achieving their goals. Hence, some administrative tasks can be delegated to virtual assistant or virtual office to handle your business calls, emails and other related tasks.


Meaningful and realistic goals guide you in the right direction without wasting time and resources. YourOffice helps you achieve your goals by providing workspace solutions for your business with a complete array of modern technology. YourOffice is a leader in providing the most prestigious executive office space and shared office space for any size business. Convenient, hassle free, and move in ready. Our offices, meeting rooms, and conference rooms are designed to meet your business’ every need.

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