It flew by didn't it? The year is almost over. For businesses and organizations this means the thinking and brainstorming for 2014 is beginning. You might not be writing your plan just yet. But, you may have started thinking about what to do in 2014. That's good, because before jumping into planning, you absolutely want to do the necessary thinking. When you THINK strategically, you start asking yourself questions and questions lead to ideas, solutions, and innovations. How do you start generating the right questions that will lead you to fresh new ideas and strategies for the new year? The questions come when you sit down with your 2013 plan and start looking at what you've done. But I can tell you that there are essentially 4 key questions to ask before you start making plans for marketing in 2014. These 4 questions will enable you to examine and critique your marketing plan so that new ideas and strategies emerge. These 4 questions may also help to solidify your direction and give reason for sticking with the plan as is, which could be just as useful, if not more. So let's get started shall we?
Conducting a review of your plan in any area of your life can be extremely valuable. It was my ticket to obtaining big results. Keep reading and you'll learn why.
Often times, we don't really know if something is working or not. As we learned last week, things don't always go according to plan, and you don't know that unless you really start looking at what is and what isn't working.
Even if you don't have anything written down in the form of a formal plan, you can still take advantage of the many benefits of reviewing what you've done so far. Here are 5 reasons why reviewing and revising is so vital to creating and maintaining success and obtaining big results in your work and life.