There’s no denying that autumn is here. Colorful foliage begs photographic opportunities of all kinds. The presence of round orange gourds inspires pumpkin-flavored everything. Tailgating, regardless of team records, encourages crosstown gatherings.
In the business world, fall is more than just a signal to turn up the heat and sip larger quantities of warm beverages. It’s a chance to take stock of last quarter needs before the first snowflakes fall. It’s an invitation to focus on future goals. It’s a time to FALL into good habits and …
… Get Organized!
It won’t be long before the holiday season arrives … with end-of-the-year festivities following close behind. Do yourself a favor and start clearing away the clutter now. Whether it’s physical or mental disarray, a tremendous amount of time and sanity can be saved by living mess-free. Getting organized now prevents the mad dash of tax filings, prospective client meetings and scheduling appointments.
… Get Healthy!
Not just for the kids, this is a reminder to take charge of your health … because no one else will do it for you. Wash your hands to avoid spreading germs to your co-workers and stay home if you do fall victim to illness. Schedule flu vaccinations. And don’t forget to replace smoke alarm and carbon monoxide batteries with the end of Daylight Savings Time.
… Get Away!
For many hotels, the fall months offer a fairly quiet time to travel … a nice option when booking business conferences. Why not set up a getaway to meet with your Board of Directors? And if a leisurely escape is in the future, it’s better to book that trip now. Once the winter vacation months hit, temperatures will drop but travel rates will not.