How many times have you gone through a tough experience and thought, 'had I known…' Well, you won't be a fortune teller, but you'll be the next best thing: Prepared. Planning the small details now will help make the path to your goals much smoother. It's tempting to want to rush to your end goal. We get it, it's totally exciting. But staying grounded in the reality of your goal is key.
Do what works for you, whether it's a daily achievement list or a team calendar to increase productivity. Layout the milestones you need to reach, anticipate any bumps there may be along the way. Figure out how to prepare for the unexpected.
Need some roadmap inspiration? Take a look at this example.
Educate yourself on every possible hurdle you could encounter in your field. Look at your entrepreneur map every day and think "am I trying to cut corners or am I laying out every detail I need to succeed?"
Remember this: Plan your work, work your plan and especially remember this, there's no shame in reaching out for insights from those who've been where you are.
This tip comes from Jennifer Beyers. Jennifer is a hair & makeup artist, and co-founder of Rare Bird Beauties. Hit her up with questions on making your business dreams a reality @rarebirdbeauties on Instagram.