DPT-702- Business Management: What will make YOU a success?

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  • It’s all about you and your choices
  • Strategy and direction
  • Be active and responsible
  • Strong beliefs and values
  • Interdependency – the ability to be independent and to work well in a team
  • Image – look the part
  • Be inspirational and motivational
  • Great attitude
  • Entrepreneurial 
  • Product knowledge
  • Effective time management
  • Leadership
  • Sales skills
  • Communication skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Positive attitude

STEP 1 – Your Goals

Start with end in mind – Stephen R covey ‘The seven habits’

Mission / purpose 

  • What is your salary target?
  • What type of client do you want to work with?


  • What sort of PT do you want to be?
  • What do you want to be known for?


  • What beliefs do I need to be successful?
  • How I will I motivate clients?
  • How will I get clients to embark on my services?


  • What additional education will I embark on to further my services?


  • Can you be a success wherever you are?

STEP 2 – Why you must set a goal

  • People who like, hope or wish something would happen to make them a success generally wait a long time for anything to happen
  • People who depend on others to make their life better also wait a long time.
  • Take responsibility for your goals and decide that you can make them happen and you must make them happen

STEP 3 – Take Action

  • Set deadlines
  • Put in the diary – write it down
  • Soon – never happens

STEP 4 – Take Note

  • Pay attention to your progress
  • Take note of your actions – micro manage

STEP 4 – Change

  • If something’s not working – it’s not working. Do something else.
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