Where do you want to see your tutoring business in 12 months-time?
This year has proven it is very hard to predict and make plans. But there are somethings we can control which will help us to achieve the business that we are dreaming of.
What do we need to do to start our business or take it to the next level?
Are there books we need to read? Could YouTube clips offer us the information that we need or maybe there are online courses that could help.
Where can we find them?
When do we want to have done these things by?
When I started Clara James Tutoring, I had little knowledge in running a business (apart from a childminding business for a couple of years when my children were young). My background was education and in particular working with children that displayed specific learning difficulties.
So, I set about learning everything I could to help me make the business a success.
I now complete a training module of a course every day. I read a minimum of 20 pages of a non-fiction book (At the moment I’m reading The Nuclear Effect, and I definitely recommend it). For the past 4 years I have had a mentor and prior to that it was part of a group mentor program.
I have faults and I’ve made mistakes, but that’s fine because every time I use it as an opportunity to learn something and move the business forward.
I watch YouTube clips and I’ve written books full of notes that I refer back to time and time again.
One of the most productive aspects of growing the business has been planning and setting deadlines.
The main goals for the year are broken down into monthly focuses. This is then used to create a screensaver to help to keep me focused. Then, I divide these into a weekly to do list which is stored in a cheap notebook. Different tasks are linked to different days according to this list.
I always plan the following day before I start my lessons in the evening, so I know that no matter what happens, I am ready and set for the next day.
What do you want to achieve in 2021?
How are you going to achieve it?
If you have any questions at all, ask. We will always do our upmost to help.
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