1. Sign up the the ongoing updates from www.gov.uk. Staying informed will help you to ensure that you are able to act swiftly when needed
2. Do a business gap analysis. Use this time to work on your business. You can use my free and easy to follow Gap Analysis Tool here. It will ask you questions that will help you to understand what areas you can focus on.
3. Business SWOT analysis. What are Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats in your business. Some of these will be easier to think of than others!
4. Personal SWOT analysis. Try sending it to your colleagues and do one for each other. Compare it to yours you might be surprised at the results
5. Be visible online – use Social Media to support others but you don’t need to use every platform available, be selective and be consistent.
6. Think about your plans. Where do you want to be 3, 6 and 12 months from now and how are you going to get there.
7. Look at outsourcing those jobs you will never do, even though you have time, you still can’t do everything.
8. Make the plan flexible. Do you have a plan b? Do you have other options if things change (again)?