This is part one of the show It’s Your Business produced and presented by Wayne Turner and co-presented by resident entrepreneurial expert, Murray Kilgour. The show takes the form of an interview with guests who have succeeded in implementing the subject under discussion.
The first show looks at implementing goal setting and vision in a business.
o matter what the state of the economy, each of us has the same amount of time in a day as we had in the good times. One of the first things leaders and entrepreneurs lose in hard times is confidence. This causes either paralysis or frenetic and often unproductive activity. Either way effective time management loses its way.
In 2010, the world descended upon South Africa and, a midst the melodic sounds of vuvuselas we all wanted to hear just one victorious chant, “It’s a goal!” As the ball sails into the back of the net we rose in unison to salute the victorious sides and reminded the opposition that their days were numbered.
We are all motivated to set goals for our lives, especially as the first of January appears on the horizon. I don’t think there’s a person on the Earth who doesn’t have goals! So, why do we struggle to achieve goals if we are all so able and willing to set them? Here are five reasons why we fail and advice on how to fix them:
Dreams can often seem far from reality. Turning them from dreams to a vision can be daunting and even scary. But, by taking a few simple steps you can be on your way to a great vision. Doing just this is what Murray talks about in this session.
Creating a vision out of your dreams is the first step. The next is taking that vision and setting goals to help you reach it. In this episode Murray explains how to set goals that will help you reach your vision.