I am not clairvoyant, but I can get a quick estimate of the stage of your business based on answers to three simple questions: How many hours a week did you work in last year? How much has your profit grown in the last three years? What percent of your team are A Players? The […]
If your firm lacks these 7 systems, it creates a bottleneck that flattens sales, prevents great customer experiences, and reduces profits.
Most small business owners want two things from their business- a reasonable Profit for all their hard work, and the freedom to enjoy their Personal life (both in the business and outside it).
However, they often neglect the 3 other P’s that will create the Profit and Personal life they want.
As another calendar year winds down, many organizations are focused on a strong finish to this year and planning for the next one. Typically this centers on the financial side of the business. As you do your year-end de-briefing, why don’t you also ask yourself “What did I enjoy this year? Did I make the impact I […]
Business Planning: There are several essential planning documents to systematically craft, communicate and implement a roadmap and key results: One-page strategic plan (5 year) Annual budget and with annual goals and 3-4 key projects (rocks) Monthly company dashboard Sales plan and process Outside Resources These links are for resources from several groups that work with high growth […]
- 8 Reasons You Don’t Have a Reliable TeamMay 15, 2017 - 1:26 pm
The (busy) life of a small business owner When you started (or joined) your business, you did a lot of work yourself. As the business grew, you added staff to take care of the daily “work” yet you never seem able to get yourself out of everyday responsibilities. Your days are busy but progress is […]