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22. How to Plan Your Business Year (free guide!)
Episode 2220th December 2021 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen
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We’re approaching the new year, which means for many of us that it’s time to start planning out how we’ll run our businesses after the calendar flips to 2022. In this episode and the accompanying free guide, I share my exact annual business planning document and walk you through the steps you need to take to map out a plan you can execute easily. 

For healthy reference and a dose of reality, I also share what happened when I didn’t plan in the past, when I saw the light, what made me change my ways – and the difference in results I’ve seen since then.

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In this episode, you'll hear… 

  • 02:02 - Why I never used to plan (and why I changed my mind)
  • 11:08 - How detailed you should make your plan
  • 12:43 - Reflecting on what you’re grateful for and what you let go of
  • 16:32 - How to plan out events and projects across the year
  • 20:54 - Working backwards from your goal to the beginning of the year
  • 25:33 - Breaking down each quarter by its monthly focus
  • 31:29 - Addressing business and personal goals
  • 35:22 - Creating daily non-negotiables



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