The quarter’s over, and now you’re reviewing your budget to see how the results compared to your projections. Don’t worry too much about wide variances—accept and evaluate them. Analyze to what extent they offset one another. Jump on any unexpected or unexplained variances so that you can stop negative trends. Example: If you were overoptimistic about a seasonal surge that never materialized, check your assumptions about next season’s spending so you don’t repeat the mistake.
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