Failed Your Quarterly Goals? What To Do Now.

Failed Your Quarterly Goals? What To Do Now.

  The end of the first quarter is nearing and maybe you failed to meet your goals. You’re feeling disappointed, and a little overwhelmed, but it’s important to remember that just because you failed at a goal in no way means you’re a failure. It means something went wrong. You might need to change your strategies. It’s possible you need a new approach. A failed goal doesn’t mean your business is failing or you’re incapable, but it does mean you need to change the way you do things and try again. Believe it or not, failure is often what catapults people into success! Think about it. If Walt Disney had never been fired from his job as a newspaper editor (due to his lack of imagination), then Mickey Mouse and Disney would never have become what we know it to be today. If Steve Jobs had never been fired, he would never have purchased Pixar and revolutionized Apple after returning to the company. If Colonel Sanders’ restaurant had never failed, then there would never have been KFC. Failure opens the door to new opportunities. Rather than fearing failure or allowing it to crush you, welcome it and then learn from it. Understand that it’s part of the journey, a necessary experience before you’ll be able to achieve your greatest success. So here are 4 things to do now to kick the failure-blues: 1. Complete a post-mortem so you can properly learn from your experiences A post-mortem is simply an analysis or discussion of an event soon after that event has occurred, mainly to determine why that event was a failure. If you’ve failed...