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By Pat Hammond

It's no secret that I love a good plan and while I'm not a fan of New Year's resolutions, the start of a new year is a great time to review last year's business goals, specifically what worked and what you can do better.

With that in mind this week's motto is Define Your Goals.

Don't drive yourself nuts, just take a look at your overall business plan and break it down into manageable SMART goals. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) Setting quarterly benchmarks with monthly action steps.seems to work best for me, just remember to leave a little flexibility for the unexpected, like breaking both of your hands. (You can't make this stuff up...)

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By Pat Hammond

A new year traditionally means new beginnings and after our soft start last September the team at Queen City Buzz is looking to hit the ground running in 2015.

To start things off I am posting a weekly one-liner. No, I don't mean jokes. In this instance a one liner is a quick bit of wisdom to help you (and me) find balance and inspiration, both in business and at home.

This week's motto is simply one word: BALANCE.

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