Business owners typically dedicate their efforts towards serving their clients, making sure that their product or service satisfies the customers. But often we are so focused on the industries or markets that we are in, that we lose sight of opportunities elsewhere.
You know you need help. But in the rush to complete the day-to-day tasks, who has the time for growing their own business? Unless there is a immediate financial pressure, most often the decisions you should be making about business growth are the decisions that get deferred.
Some days, common sense and logic don’t seem to work. There is a basketful of small and large problems, and running a business just seems to be so complicated. Of course, employees are looking to you as President for answers, so something has to be done!
YOU HAVE HAD GREAT SUCCESS GROWING YOUR BUSINESS IN THE PAST, BUT RECENTLY IT HAS BEEN HARD TO INCREASE SALES.
For businesses to survive, growth is imperative. Inflation is a reality; in fact some inflation is not a bad thing, but over time business costs will tend to increase.
The National Bank /Plutus Consulting Group /Loopstra Nixon Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club, located at 5407 Regional Road 25, Milton, Ontario. read more & registration details
It’s a fact that owners of small and mid-sized businesses are self-made leaders. All of our clients like being their own boss. The idea of creating an external board that will have insights into how you run the business seems invasive. However the nature of an advisory board is such that it can be a tremendous ally in the quest for superior performance.
If your competitive advantage isn’t clear to you … how can it be clear to your customer? Here’s a question;
How would you answer if a customer or colleague asks you “why should I give you my business rather than take it to a competitor?”
Business Learning Seminar Series : Do you ever feel like there is too much to think about when it comes to managing people? Have you ever thought that running a business would be so much easier if you didn’t have to worry about so many employment issues?
Over the holidays we may have a moment or two to reflect on the past year – successes and disappointments – things that in the right light help us start to shape how we may want 2015 to unfold. The more we are able to crystallize what we hope to achieve for 2015; both personally and professionally – the greater the likelihood of achieving these goals.
HOW STRONG IS YOUR BRAND?
Every company has a “brand”, but many fail to give it the consideration that it deserves. Often, companies fail to take the necessary steps to ensure that they efficiently create, preserve and protect value in and through their brands.