Ross D. Blankenship is an expert venture capitalist, 6x best-selling author on investing, and angel investor in America's top startups. As an entrepreneur, Ross founded several successful companies in industries such as biotechnology, cybersecurity, and online e-commerce.
It’s officially April. This means there’s 8 full months left to achieve your goals for business growth.
Some business leaders may read that line and head over to their ping pong table, but others may instead run to their coffee machine in a panic rush for more fuel. In reality–no matter which response you feel yourself experiencing–the end of Q1 and beginning of Q2 is a perfect time to evaluate your current state. At this point you have a solid chunk of history to use to identify initial indicators where you are over-performing, underperforming, or right on track and also enough time left in the year to tweak to your future goals as necessary.