When it comes to the size of your corporate vision for 2021, size matters! Measure your Business New Year Resolutions against these ten quotes to see if your vision is big enough.
If You’re Not Going to Change the World, Why Bother? 10 Inspiring Quotes for 2021 Business New Year Resolutions
Your corporate goals for 2021 must be big enough to inspire customers and employees to feel better about themselves as a result of doing business with you. Here are ten quotes to help you write 2021 Business New Year Resolutions that will resonate with internal and external stakeholders.
These ten quotes that relate to vision can help you as you write (or re-write) business New Year Resolutions for 2021.
See how well the vision that you have for your business in 2021 stacks up against the advice provided by these ten inspirational quotes for the workplace, or use them to inspire your team as you write (or re-envision) your corporate vision statement.
“Make sure that your dream is inextricably linked to who you are.” —Ama Yawson, founder of the Joojos shoe company on Fox Business Small Business Center
When it comes to your vision for 2021, one thing is sure: It must be authentic. If not, after just a few interactions with your business, your customers will mark you down as a phony – and your employees will find out even faster.
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, American writer
Your goals for the New Year should leverage how your business is (or will be) set apart from your competitors. If you cannot identify anything truly unique about your business, why should people choose to do business with you?
“Do what you feel in your heart to be right — for you’ll be criticized anyway.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
Do not be afraid to make a strong statement when it comes to the values represented in your organization’s goals for 2021. You will never get anywhere if you try to please everyone all of the time!
“When you make the effort to inspire, amuse, or simply connect with your audience, the results can be just the boost your brand needs.” —Jasmine Henry of Inbound Marketing Agents, writing at Social Media Today.
You would be far better off writing 2021 business New Year Resolutions in plain language that connects with members of your target audience than with an eloquent mess that means nothing.
“If at first you don’t succeed, try to hide your astonishment.” —Harry Banks, Scottish soldier
If your business goals for the New Year can be fulfilled easily, then they are not big enough. And as you set out on the great adventure of pursuing them, don’t be discouraged when you have set-backs. Failure does not mean you are not on the right track.
“Make sure your passion for what you do spreads to your team, because if that happens, your customers are going to be very happy.” —Janine Popick, CEO and founder of VerticalResponse, writing at Inc. online’s Basement to Boardroom blog.
There is no surer way to provide your business with a competitive advantage than to have inspired, motivated employees. There is no better way to ensure that your customers will be happy than to make sure that your employees are!
“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere… then I ask myself the same question.” —Harun Yahya
Ultimately, fulfilling your 2021 Business New Year Resolutions should bring about the realization of your overall corporate vision. Do your Resolutions and corporate mission and vision statements articulate how its achievement will bring about a different world?
“You can’t steal second base with one foot on first.” —Frederick B. Wilson
Without a plan filled with strategic actions to bring them about, your business New Year Resolutions are just pretty words on paper.
“Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.”
Did you ever have a parent or teacher tell you not to worry if someone laughed at you? This is exactly the way you need to approach your goals for the New Year. They should be big and bold – big and bold enough that they might make people laugh or doubt your ability to get there. Do it anyway.
“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.” —Steve Jobs
Entrepreneurs and small business owners are world changers. And game changers. And mind changers. It is maybe one of the more fun parts of the job! Ultimately your business should change its world for the better including the worlds of its employees, customers, and community — and just how you see your business changing those worlds is your true corporate vision.
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