3 Key Things To Accelerate Your Business In The New Year


It is now January, it is the new year, and time for a fresh start. Oprah Winfrey said, “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life because you become what you believe.” Here are 3 key things to help with your vision to accelerate your business in the new year.

Vision Board

Did you know that the Vision board (also known as a dream board), is a simple tool that is one of the most valuable visualization tools available to you? A vision board is a visualization tool which refers to a board of any sort used to build a collage of words and pictures that represent your goals and dreams. Many people feel that vision boards are a joke or it doesn’t work. But the truth is that the best way to achieve your goal is to visualize it. According to the popular book and movie The Secret, the law of attraction is forming your entire life experience, and it is doing that through your thoughts. When you are visualizing, you are emitting a powerful frequency out into the Universe.


Self-visualization is a technique used by successful people including pro athletes to visualize their desired outcomes to help achieve their goals. The practice has even given some high achievers what seem like super-powers, helping them create their dream lives by accomplishing one single goal or task at a time with hyperfocus and complete confidence. So, visualization is a practice also used in sports and not just in business. NBA legend Kobe Bryant give imagination a huge credit to his 81-point game. For Kobe, he visualized everything, not only scoring but what his opponents and teammates were saying, even the feeling of touching the basketball. He said he didn’t imagine a limit to how much he could score. For you, it could be going through this mental exercise in visualizing yourself closing a deal or making a sale, working out, and achieving your fitness goals.  

Vision statement

A personal vision statement is your GPS that guides you to the destination designed for your life. Its purpose is to help you stay focused to keep you on track with your plan. Writing a vision statement is like writing an Obituary. What would you want people to say about you and your life when you pass away? Did you achieve everything you said you were going to do?  How many lives did you impact? A vision statement will keep you accountable and help you spur growth, instill emotions, enabling leadership, and offers guidance.

So vision board, self-visualization, and vision statement are the 3 key things help with your vision to accelerate your business in the new year.


Yoichi Kato is an author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, and a Navy veteran. He is a master business networker & connector who is always connecting people. He is also an amazing Chef who provides private chef services all over San Diego. Yoichi loves to help others and see them thrive.