Tag Archives: business strategy

A Business Growth Blueprint

Positive business growth needs to be monitored and nurtured as the organization rapidly moves through each calendar year.  Is your business on target, or have you already found yourself moving off course?  With the completion of each quarter, it is recommended that you complete an… Continue reading

Monitoring Your Business Progress

“Mind the gap” is a warning phrase, first introduced in 1969 on the London Underground trains.  It is issued to passengers to take caution while crossing the gap between the subway train door and the station platform. The phrase “Mind the gap” is used as… Continue reading

Business Growth Advice: What We Learned from Growing Tomatoes

Being Italian, there is nothing to like more than good, delicious, Italian spaghetti sauce made with fresh tomatoes. So, one day my wife and I decided to plant some tomatoes in a home garden especially designed for them. Friends had told us how easy it… Continue reading

Five Ways We Measure Your Business Success

We  are often asked to review an existing company’s basic operations and services to see what improvements we might suggest to boost sales and generate higher profits.  We also look at the workplace culture to suggest ways to improve the work environment.  We developed this… Continue reading

Creating Effective Business Strategy

An effective business strategy is an action plan that coordinates the efforts of your well-crafted business model.  Your business model answers the question, “How does your business plan to make money?”  The answer—which formulates the business model—is a combination of (1) revenue sources, (2) customer… Continue reading

Ten Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

As a women entrepreneur, I have had experience in building businesses from the bottom up. It is hard work, and there are times when an entrepreneur experiences rough patches, but with perseverance, thoughtful planning and self-belief, the results can be very rewarding. Here are tips… Continue reading

How to Develop a Business Strategic Plan

Building a business strategic plan does not need to be complicated, but there are fundamental decisions that must be made. Strategy requires making clear trade-offs, deciding what the organization will pursue as goals and what it will not pursue. Trade-offs include everything from deciding in… Continue reading

Business Sphere of Excellence ®

Successful businesses develop a clear focus and direction for future growth through a clear and well defined business strategy. Our Business Sphere of Excellence ® is an implementation tool used  to grow your business with your engaged employees to ensure continuous quality improvement.  When using this operating process,… Continue reading

Business Development

Clarifying Your Business’s Vision Successful business owners create strategies that provide clear focus and direction to reach their desired vision. Any business development plans must start with a clarity of vision.  Where you began directing your business may not be where your business is currently… Continue reading

In Search of a Company’s Core Values

I had the distinct honor of interviewing some high school seniors competing for a scholarship to a higher education university. I sat on a panel with two other individuals. We asked questions to learn more about each candidate’s qualifications. We focused our investigation on learning… Continue reading