Creating a vision for your business and life takes more than just taping some pictures to a board and hanging in on the wall. Vision will help your business grow in the direction you want it to go. Creating vision for your at-home business will help keep you on track, stay focused, and push through those distractions that are common for at-home business owners.
Steps to Create Vision for Your At-Home Business
Write a vision statement
Only you know what you want to come from your business. Creating vision all starts with you taking some time to put into words exactly what you want to come from your business and how you want your business to run.
Create SMART goals
Based on the vision you imagine, create SMART goals that will help you achieve it in the time frame you want. SMART goals are specific, measurable, achievable, results-focused, and time-bound. Creating SMART goals will make your vision possible in a realistic way.
Visualize your vision and goals
Whether you take an hour to create a vision board or you hand-write your goals and post them all over your home office, it’s important to take the vision off paper and place it in the world you live. Create something tangible and place it in a visible spot so you can see it and remind yourself of your vision and keep you motivated.
Forbes explains that creating a vision for your business is “perhaps the most important early thing an entrepreneur can do.” Without vision, you do not truly know how you want your business to be run or succeed. Creating vision and the goals that keep your vision alive will help you see success faster. If you want continued support in creating or mastering your vision, reach out to Alan with AdvancingWithUs. 25 + years of experience marketing products he loves and mentoring entrepreneurs along the way makes Alan uniquely qualified to help create and chase vision.