xmas cookiesIt’s Christmas time again and it’s the perfect time to reflect on how well you’ve done for the year and start thinking about what you want for yourself and your business next year. Well, the following list of suggestions comes from a friend that has helped me over the years improve our business! I trust you’ll find some good ideas in there for you.

  • The first way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to recognise your team for all their efforts during the year.
  • The second way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to acknowledge your customers for supporting you throughout the year – thank you all!
  • The third way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to thank your suppliers for their contribution.
  • The fourth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to reflect on the things that went well and repeat them next year.
  • The fifth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is a proper business action plan.
  • The sixth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to clean up your debtors as much as possible.
  • The seventh way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to reduce your slow moving inventory and offer deals for obsolete stock.
  • The eighth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to review your marketing strategies and create your marketing communication plan for next year.
  • The ninth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is evaluate your financial performance to date and determine how to meet your targets.
  • The tenth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to spend some time with your accountant (that’s me) exploring all the things they can do to help you in the new year!
  • The eleventh way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to take a rest and recharge yourself.
  • The twelfth way at Christmas to really enhance your business is to set your goal and resolutions for the year ahead and stick to them!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your families and I look forward to supporting you even more in the year ahead!

Until then, stay safe, and enjoy the festive season!