Tag Archives: strategic planning

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

Effective Time Management: Avoiding the Tyranny of the Urgent

For better time management, we suggest using a tool from Stephen Covey.  He was an American educator, author and business consultant, most notably known for his time management strategies.   His Time Management Matrix focuses on two key dimensions:  1) urgency and (2) importance of… 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

A Professional Development Plan is Essential for Business Leaders

There are some very good reasons why leaders create personal professional development plans for themselves and for their staff. In our current business climate, maintaining a creative edge is essential to stay competitive. As the business world evolves, so should you. The future is uncertain… 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