Add to your business plan how you will conduct yourself personally and professionally. Success requires creating a great product or idea, but operating without a code of good business behavior spells trouble.
Write a Code for Civility. How will you act at work? How will you treat your customers? Does your dream business compliment your work ethic? Here’s a hint to help you get started on a Code of Civility. Write down how you like to be treated by people. Take your ideas and establish your own Code of Civility for how you will treat customers and co-workers.
Dress Your Plan. Never underestimate the power behind a detailed dress code. Determine your dress code by your audience. Think of your customers; how do they dress? What would make them comfortable? Do you dress like someone they can trust? For more insight into how to orchestrate a class act image, read the chapter, “How to Create Impact with Your True Class Act,” found within the must-have resource, Incredible Business.
Be Original. Remaining true to who you are is critical. Too many times people ride on the coattails of others, which can cast a label of “unoriginal”. Keep in mind that you can be original in a sea of multiple competitors. Ideas on how to blaze your own trail will come when you recognize your own uniquely valuable contribution to the world..
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