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The Small Business Guide to Developing a Strategic Business Plan – It is Simple if You Know What to Include   Did you know that 50 percent of businesses fail within the first five years of opening their doors? However, the chances of a business surviving long-term increases significantly if it has a strategic business plan in […]

Do a Pre-Mortem in your Business

Abraham Lincoln himself said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” He knew the importance of essential planning and preparation in a project before it started in earnest. Performing a premortem is the business equivalent of Lincoln’s axe sharpening and it’s absolutely essential if […]

What are your Business driving forces?

Leave No Stone Unturned A hallmark of leadership is a relentless commitment to the truth.  The Business Owner determined to achieve high levels of success leaves no stone unturned in their efforts to understand the realities of their business and the environment in which it operates.   To the extent possible, the Business Owner bases their […]

Considerations for Business Owners NOW and Post-Lockdown

Top 100 Classic Yogi Berra Quotes

“Consumer behavior could be changed forever by the online world of contactless commerce.” according to McKinsey & Company Beyond Coronavirus:  The path to the next normal This bring up a multitude of areas Business owners need to address.  Thinking a Business Owner can just “open up” when allowed and everything will go back to “normal” […]

Will your Business Survive in Today’s Coronavirus world?

Today’s entrepreneurs are experiencing challenges like never faced before in Business.  Our Business should not have to deal with external circumstances like Coronavirus pandemics. However far too many business owners are trying to figure out what to do with their business in today’s market. Now is not the time to panic.  Believe me you can […]

Business Problems That Plague: How to See Them, How to Solve Them

How To Resolve Problems Within Your Business

As a business owner or as an executive, you are one busy person. You can make good decisions and get things done. But somehow, you have problems like those employees who always seem to wait for you to tell them to get started. Here are some more. See if any sound familiar: Customers continue to […]

The Ultimate Guide to Motivational Sales Kickoff Themes for 2020

Boost Efficiency and Accountability

A new year is about to begin, is your sales team motivated to begin all the new projects? If your answer is no, or that they’re a little burned out, then you should try to kick off your new campaigns with a sales kickoff theme meeting.  Sales kickoff meetings help to motivate your team so […]

Every Business Experiences Competition… And This Is A Good Thing

If you’re thinking of starting – or are currently growing – the business of your dreams, you aren’t alone. In fact, over 627,000 small businesses* start up every year! This is great for job creation and the overall economy, but you might be worried about competitors overshadowing you in such a large market. -* Small […]