Tag Archives: business strategy

Planning for Business Success in the New Year

Planning for business success allows you to create a focus and build motivation. Without a business plan, your day can easily be hijacked by everyone else’s interruptions.  Time is such an important commodity that you should guard against it being wasted. As long as you… Continue reading

When Is It Time to Pivot with Your Business Plan?

There comes a time when every entrepreneur faces a decision about whether it’s time to pivot and change business directions in mid-stream.  As an entrepreneur, your business was the tangible result of an idea that you believed held promise.  So, you set out to design… Continue reading

Is Business Strategy Overrated?

How much focus should leaders devote to crafting a business strategy? Leaders can get caught spending too much of their efforts planning business strategy. However, when reviewing how time is spent in your business, you will find that most of the time is spent in… Continue reading

Business Decision-making Improves with Brainstorming

Whether you are entering the market as a new business or thinking of expanding an existing business, your business decision-making is greatly enhanced by using the technique of brainstorming. Through brainstorming, business professionals generate new ideas. While many associate brainstorming with generating new product ideas… Continue reading

What’s the Point of An After-Action Review?

Using the After-Action Review process is a great way to make informed decisions to move your business forward.  Before you decide on your overarching goal for a new quarter of your fiscal year or craft your annual goals for the start of a new fiscal… Continue reading

Communicating A Clear Business Purpose Boosts Employee Performance

An emotionally stimulating purpose statement is a compelling driver to boost positive employee performance. Articulating a clear business purpose creates a strong advantage to compete in the transforming economic landscape, with tangible bottom line benefits. The organizational purpose is a business’s core reason for being… Continue reading

The Anatomy of Leader Decision Making

As a leader, decision making is one of your most important responsibilities. Staff members, clients, and your business community rely on your answers. Moving a company forward to reach goals and build prosperity depends on a leader decision-making process. Leader decision making is a blend… Continue reading

Craft Business Priorities that Resonate

As a business leader, how much thought do you give to setting business priorities? To craft priorities that propel your business forward, consider (1) the purpose you are trying to achieve—why you are initiating the goal, (2) the resources –financial and human capital—you have available,… Continue reading

5 Mistakes to Avoid If You Want a Thriving Business

Building and maintaining a thriving business is challenging, to say the least.  With so many decisions to make, a business owner is bound to make an occasional mistake.  We know that “measuring twice and cutting once” is important advice we learned from tradesmen.  It means… Continue reading

Building an Achievement Plan for Your Business

Building an achievement plan for your business provides wonderful benefits. Setting goals and determining how the goals will be met takes tactical decisions. When you have an achievement plan in place, you will find that you have more clarity, direction and focus to complete tasks… Continue reading