Beestings: Reward yourself for how far you've come

Only you know how much work it's taken to get your business to the point you are at - and how much effort it takes to stand out from the crowd. This week's guaranteed-under-two-minute read helps you focus on what you want to achieve, and reward yourself for how far you've come.

Article of the week

Are you a great multi-tasker? Oh dear, if you answered yes, Phil Astley suggests it's time to stop as you might be doing you, and your business more harm than good. 

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We explain why it takes more than just an idea to build a business (and how you can develop your idea so it becomes one), and Steff Green suggests some creative content ideas to help you keep yourself in the online and social media limelight.

Tip of the week

Other people's perceptions of your business will be based very much on the way you see it yourself.

For a new business, or one which you are reinventing, having a clear idea of what it will be like in a few years' time helps to position it in your mind, and those of your associates and clients, as on the way to achieving that goal.

For a more mature business, it's a good idea to revisit that goal and ensure the fit is still good. Refine it where need be, and ensure any staff and new customers are as familiar as you are with where you are headed and what you have achieved.

Hot spot of the week
The David Awards are geared towards recognising great little businesses at the smaller end of the business scale in New Zealand. Have you got what it takes to enter? There's a category to suit every business, and entries are relatively simple and can be completed without leaving your desk, so why not give it a go and get the recognition you deserve? Find out more or enter here.

Quote of the week

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir

Wishing you success and fulfilment!
Heather and the Bizbuzz Team