If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you’re moving at a mile a minute. With so much to do to run a successful business, and even more to learn, it can be challenging to find time to develop the key strategies to move your business forward. Even if you did have the time, would you know what projects would move your business forward? A business assessment can help identify the business growth and development opportunities in your business.
Some time ago, Fast Company ran an article on the supposed demise of strategic planning in favor of strategic execution – stating that the 3–5 year strategic plans are too cumbersome and outdated.
Undoubtedly, many solopreneurs and small business owners leapt for joy as they read of its hypothetical passing.Read More
Ask any entrepreneur about annual business planning for their business and you'll immediately be met with eye rolls. If we're honest, it's one of the few pieces of business ownership most entrepreneurs would rather avoid. Yet, it's likely one of the most important pieces of business development as you head into a new year.Read More
Over the course of the next few years, you can expect your business to run dramatically different, thanks in part, to mobile trends in small business. What does this mean for you and your business? Plenty! Whether it’s their smartphone, iPad, or laptop, consumers are on the move. If you’re willing to adapt to meet their changing needs, your business will flourish.Read More
Business development – the time set aside to work “on” rather than “in” our business. It’s the point when client projects, email, bookkeeping, and admin take a short-term sabbatical to make room for more serious planning and implementation. Not the kind of planning that’s make the day run more smoothly – although that’s important, too – it’s the kind of planning that keeps your business on the right track to your intended goals.Read More