The new year will come with its own challenges, but you can ensure a great start by appreciating those who make such a difference to you and your business.
As we get ready to step into another year, it’s important to set aside time to consider the people who make a difference in our businesses and our lives in general, and to let them know how much we value them.
These are the 5 groups of people you should not fail to acknowledge as we wrap up the year:
1. Family and friends
This set of people are always there for us both in business and in our personal lives. They love and sustain us through good times and bad. Spend quality time with family and friends. As the old saying goes, no one on their deathbed ever wished they had spent more time at work.
It’s your employees who either make or break your business, and your business can only be as good as they are. Be grateful to your team, and regularly thank them for their good work.
Your customers are your business, no customers, no business.If you want your business to grow and thrive, you need them. Be grateful for your customers, and be sure they know you care about them.
Don’t forget to say thank you to the vendors and other business partners that provide you with the materials, supplies, and services that your business needs to operate. You should be grateful to have them on your team.
5. Your mentors
Many of us have mentors; the people who helped show us the ropes as we worked our way up the ladder. Thank your mentors.