___ I have charted a step-by-step plan of action to open and grow my practice.
___ I have thoroughly outlined my niche (demographic and specialization) and developed a marketing plan.
___ I assessed and hired a competent business consultant/coach to assist me.
___ I utilize well-sourced projections to establish an initial budget and completed a business forecast.
___ Over the first year, I successfully completed a start-up cost budget that includes expenditures and organizational expenses and reassessed the budget every month.
___ My ultimate goals are clearly stated and tracked so that they are thoroughly understood by myself.
___ If a plan that I have implemented is shown to be lacking, I am always willing to rethink, rewrite, or even scrap the initial plan.
___ I make sure that I am always on course by tracking my plan of action weekly.
___ My business plan is open to evaluation and change, as is the market.
___ I have studied and educated myself about modern successful practices.