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The beginning of a new year brings a world of new opportunities for a business. Previous successes can be built upon to grow a business even more. However, these successes will not come on their own without some careful planning on the part of the business owner. The first step to creating a prosperous and successful year is thorough planning. Setting a series of goals for growth and maintenance will provide clear markers for success as well as preventing complacency. Goals will also help a business owner keep a finger on the pulse of the business and possibly provide early warning of any potential downturns. In addition to setting goals and planning for growth, businesses must also plan for negative contingencies. These can range from something as small as a valued employee’s resignation to something as large as a major disaster. For businesses with physical locations, a single wayward driver could cause enough damage to put a dent in the business’ savings. Being prepared for such events will prevent them from turning into huge catastrophes. The beginning of a new year is also a good opportunity to make sure all the important paperwork is in order. Take a moment to confirm if any licenses will need to be renewed during the year. Check expiration dates for important certifications held by employees as well. If there are any looming expirations, make sure they are marked on a calendar and set reminders to make sure they’re taken care of in advance. The beginning of a new year, whether it be the beginning of a fiscal year or not, is a great opportunity to set a business up for continuing success throughout the year. Taking a few hours to set some goals now will provide for easy course correction down the line.

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