Tag Archives: business strategy

Introducing the Purpose-Driven Productivity System

Being an entrepreneur is challenging, and running a business is grueling.  I find that a business runs much more smoothly if you incorporate a purpose-driven productivity system into the operations. When you began building your business, I’m sure that you envisioned yourself with more control… Continue reading

3 Tips to Maintain an Updated Business Plan

Successful businesses—both large and small—utilize a regularly updated business plan to provide a clear vision and direction for a sustained profitable future. It becomes the roadmap business owners and entrepreneurs  follow to grow their businesses and ensure continuous quality improvement. Such improvement is derived from… Continue reading

Are You Leading Fearlessly?

What does it mean to lead fearlessly? Many of you know Beretta, our Great Dane Therapy Dog. He visits hospitals, workplaces, and children’s centers. With his wagging tail and calm demeanor, he offers emotional support to those with whom he comes in contact. But I… Continue reading

How Your Strategic Business Plan Can Communicate Your Vision

At Strategic People Solutions, we have been telling our clients that it is important to have a strategic business plan. Our planning model consists of a set of directions for moving the organization forward and focusing on the implementation process handled by the workforce. We’re… Continue reading

Sometimes the Right Business Strategy Requires You to Shoot for the Moon

When is the right time to make a change in your business strategy? Must all the stars be aligned? How will you know that it’s the right time? Well, we can take some advice from the ancient Greeks. They had some interesting ideas about time.… Continue reading

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