Have you kept pace with your business plan and goals?

The business year is almost half over and we may or may not be on pace to reach this years goals. It's that dreaded time of the year when we must stop, look and listen to our businesses. We are at that time of the year when you need to evaluate how your business plan is working, or not working. What did you learn from the first half of the year and what do you want to accomplish by the end of the year? If I revise my business plan now, will I achieve the goals or are they unrealistic? Will I need to spend more money to make this happen? Will I need to get more involved with organizations that I currently support? How will I get there and what must I do to make my goals happen?

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