EVALUATE YOUR BUSINESS
No matter how successful our business is, there are always areas for improvement. Think about your employees. Are they fully engaged in your mission? Are your teams working together effectively to produce bottom line results?
Now consider your company’s personal brand. Does the public know who you are and what you can do for them? Does your audience understand what you stand for and is this clear in how your business is represented across social media platforms?
Think about how you are investing in your employees. Are you offering them opportunities for learning and development? What training opportunities do you offer to help your team members grow professionally and fine tune their technical and soft skills?
EVALUATE YOUR CAREER
Do you have a job or a career? What’s stopping you from getting that promotion or amazing new job? Employers are looking for more than just technical skills. They want someone who can speak in front of others with confidence. They want to promote employees who have strong leadership skills and can communicate effectively with people across organizational levels.
Now consider your professional brand. Better yet, do you even know what that is? The way you present yourself at work plays a major role in how you are perceived and how you get treated. What about your writing? Do you write in a manner that is clear, concise, and direct? Do you know how to navigate office politics? Do you know how to “work a room” at a networking event? A successful career, as you see, requires us to become skilled in a variety of important areas.
EVALUATE YOUR LIFE
We all want to live a long, productive life. Sometimes, we struggle to uncover the best version of ourselves because something seems off. Perhaps you’ve lost the motivation you need to get out there and achieve your goals. Perhaps you’ve developed a negative view of yourself and your confidence is low.
Does this sound like you?
Think about how much better life could be if you felt happier about yourself and everything around you. What changes do you need to make in order to make that happen? Do you need to look at the people you surround yourself with? Would it be helpful to examine your own behaviors? Your general attitude towards life? All of these things help to determine the overall quality of your life.