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5 Self Assessment Questions for Guaranteed Business Growth


The daily routine, stress and rapid pace of life can divert you from what is really important. And when you become an entrepreneur you need to constantly ask yourself if the results of your work reflect the effort you put into it.

Self-inquiry will always be a fundamental pillar of success, for business and for any other part of life.

We invite you to take a moment to answer this self assessment questions to consider where you may be wasting time and energy, to evaluate the quality of your work and progress in your projects.

  • Do I always give my 100% in every task I do? No? Why?

Maybe you are exhausted, you lack energy and you can’t put all your potential in your work. It’s very important that you take care of your body, your mind and your soul because only in this way you can put your 100% in your projects.

Lead a healthy life, feed properly, perform some type of meditation and daily exercise. Coffee and energy drinks can create an illusion of false energy, but in the long run they will have bad consequences for your body.

To take good care of your business, first take good care of you.

2.- Did I set high standards for me and my team?

In order to maintain high quality standards in your work you must first know where you want to go. Having a clear goal will help you adjust the quality of work to reach it.

Once you have clarified your goals and quality standards, communicate it to your team so they can do the same. Each member of your team must know where they want to go personally and professionally. If everyone's goals are aligned, success is much more likely to hit your door.

3.- Did I spend enough time to do quality work? Did my team?

There’s always a time limit to perform certain tasks. That’s why it's important to keep an updated schedule of your most important tasks and deadlines. The less time you give yourself to complete the task, the more the quality suffers.

In order to maintain the quality of your work you will have to dedicate more time to it. There’s no other way. If you don’t have the time to do it you need to consider putting aside other less important tasks or hiring a virtual assistant to help you clear up your schedule.

Related: 30 Tasks Virtual Assistants Can do for You and Your Business

If you are the leader of a team, you are the first to maintain the quality of the work. In this way you become the positive example and the role model for all.

  1. Did I regulate my procrastination, distractions and temptations in order to complete a task?

Maybe you just had other things to do. If this is the case you must learn to prioritize. Be organized, make a calendar and adjust to it until you manage to maintain a certain balance.

Learn to take breaks. Only a skilled time manager can take breaks and resist the temptation to stay in them. Plan your breaks and enjoy them. Deciding a time limit to clear the brain can help you keep focused on your target.

5.- Did use your available resources?

Your resources are the main tools that will help you reach your goals. Before starting a task, you need to know what resources are available to help you do it.

Your team will always be your best tool. If you don’t have a team yet, built it. There are many alternatives nowadays: remote work teams, virtual marketing assistants, virtual team leaders and so on.

Related: How to Build a Team of Virtual Assistants to Help Grow your Business

If you answered "Yes" to most of these questions then you’re on the right track. But if you didn’t, don’t suffer,these self assessment questions are intended to stimulate personal growth, but the mastering of these ideals will not come in a day.

If you’re not in the place where you would like to be, stick to this plan and keep trying. Mistakes are the builders of success.



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