Your FSM Always Has Room for Improvement
It doesn’t matter how satisfied you are with the way your FSM is doing business, there is always something that you can be doing to better your company. If you’re running an extremely successful FSM and are comfortable with the amount of business you are doing, maybe it’s time to challenge yourself and break into a new market. If you’re struggling to get your FSM off the ground and no one knows who you are, it’s possible you need to run a new marketing campaign and be more aggressive in your sales tactics. If you believe there is no possible way to improve your business any more than you already have, you’re wrong. Create objectives. They can be key in ensuring that you’re able to run your business to the best of your ability. Objective aren’t just about reaching a goal to increase your revenue. They are also used to broaden your concept of the big picture, to inspire you and your employees to work harder and better, and take you out of your comfort zone in hopes of coming out the other side a winner. Here’s how you can create a focused objective:
1. Growth and Success are the Most Important Aspects to Keep in Mind
Don’t allow yourself to get caught up in the small-time goals you believe will make your FSM more successful in the short run. While changing the way you interact with your customers or revamping your sales strategy are important, those are the smaller goals that should be fixed along the road to your larger objective
2. Measure Your Successes and Your Failures
You should have objectives that are concretely rooted. Are you able to find some sort of quantifiable information that proves if your objectives are succeeding or failing? If there’s no way to figure out which direction you’re going, how is that a helpful objective? Your FSM relies on concrete numbers in order to do every day business and the same applies to objectives you are trying to reach.
3. Continued Movement and Action Means Furthering Your Goal
Always move forward. Always something in mind that can be acted upon in the pursuit of your objective. Running an FSM requires you to constantly move with the new trends, to fix the fires that sporadically pop up, to make sure you’re acting in a way the customers approve, etc. Don’t ever allow yourself to get stuck in a rut. If you do, you risk getting your entire business stuck.
4. Motivate Yourself and Your Employees by Thinking Outside the Box
Don’t let yourself get boring. Don’t let the objective you create to be thought of as boring. The food service industry can be exciting! There’s always something new to do. Allow yourself to think of your objectives in the same way, and not so much as a burden. If you find the excitement in the goals you set, you and your staff have more of a reason to complete them.
MyFieldAudits Can Help You Track Your OKRs
Creating OKRs is one step in a very important process. MyFieldAudits’ standard forms, audits, and checklists can give you an idea of where you may need to start the process. However, you will also need to measure the success of your Key Results once your OKRs are created. MyFieldAudits provides user-friendly analytics that anyone can use to measure, track, and report on any metric that may be needed. To learn more about MyFieldAudits, contact us at info@MyFieldAudits.com.