Fourth Quarter: Are you ready?
Can you believe it? 2022 is speeding by and the fourth quarter starts next week, which for many professional services firms has the potential to be the biggest sales period yet. Are you ready for a powerful finish? Could it be a make or break?
For many, the start of October signals the beginning of the “4th quarter push.” Whether in business or your personal life, you’ve probably set yearly goals for yourself — and the final quarter of the year is when you may feel extra pressure to accomplish those goals by year-end.
For business owners and managers, this is the time to measure the performance from the previous quarters, make sure you’re on track to hit your goals for the last quarter, and be ready to lay out a strategic plan for 2023.
No matter which track you’re on, these four tips to handle the 4th quarter push will help you end the year in a positive way:
With creative planning ideas, the fourth quarter has the potential to produce enough sales to make 2022 a successful year. Pick a date in December where you’ll measure outcomes and celebrate the success by taking your team out to dinner. Then schedule a date to plan the first quarter of 2023. These quick quarterly plans should go hand in hand with your yearly strategic goals.
Good luck, you’ve got this!
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