Top Tips for 2017

Posted: 11th January 2017

By: WiRE Team

jacwThink positive in 2017 from Jessica Appleby at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors

Taking the right advice at the right time can set you on your way along the path you want to take. But sometimes seeing the wood for the trees is not easy and we all need a little helping hand from time to time to point us in the right direction.

Sometimes writing down a list of the problems you have or obstacles you want to over come can help you visualise what you really want to achieve. Though it may seem a daunting task to try and put timescales and actions to each issue you want to face, taking small steps to review each item individually to find a solution can be more helpful than trying to tackle everything at once. As you climb each hurdle and begin to accomplish your goals, the sense of achievement and confidence to keep going builds and gives you momentum to reach your overall aims.

This advice works not only in your personal life for managing day to day tasks but also when you are looking to start a new business or take a small business to the next level.

Break down the task at hand into bite-sized actions and put a timescale to each element so that you can achieve little and often and as you accomplish the smaller tasks the bigger picture begins to become manageable and achievable. 

Don’t be afraid to ask for help along the way. Good advice or simply listening to another person’s view point can help you make a decision and move you along the path you want to go.

Jessica Appleby is a solicitor at Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, members of WIRE.
Contact Jessica for advice from making a Will to what to consider when starting a new business and measures to have in place in a family business for succession planning.

Jessica can be contacted on 01653 600070 or