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Fatigue: The Worst Possible Growth Strategy for Your Small Business

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Let’s face it. Every small business owner needs – and wants – an “edge” to grow as quickly and easily as possible. We dig through industry secrets, plow through top business blogs, and cajole our colleagues into spilling the beans on what makes their business tick. Yet, one of the most unfavorable growth strategy is commonly practiced in business today.

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Tags: Growth Strategy

Small Business Growth Strategy: What’s Your “Secret Recipe?”

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Colonel Sanders has a “secret recipe” for his fried chicken. Outback Steakhouse developed a “secret ingredient” for their Bloomin’ Onion. McDonald’s applies a “special sauce” on their Big Mac. And, Duke is continually trying to disclose Bush’s Secret Family Recipe!  What’s your business’ “secret recipe?” Pinpoint that and clients will flock to your business.

Every business – large and small – believes they identified what makes their business special and uniquely different from their competitors. Recent research tells a different story.

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Tags: Growth Strategy Client Acquisition Marketing

How Strategic Thinking Shapes Small Business Success…And Saves Money

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

What actions do smart entrepreneurs take when business success wanes? Most either work harder or throw money at the perceived problem -- or both! Neither of these options are advisable -- or desirable -- until you apply some strategic thinking to your business success.

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Tags: Business Skills Growth Strategy Small Business Success

6 Strategic Questions Smart Business Owners Ask Before Using Precious Resources

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

As small business owners, we're faced with decisions, big and small, every day on how to best allocate our precious resources. When staring down multiple choices, how do you ensure your choice ends up on the "invest", and not on the "spend", side of your business? Do what smart business owners do -- turn to strategic questions to navigate your choices smoothly and successfully.

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Tags: Business Skills Growth Strategy Best Practices

5 Techniques That Increase Bandwidth For The Overwhelmed Entrepreneur

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

It’s very difficult to grow your business when you’re already overwhelmed. When you’re really ready to hit “grow”, you’ll need to make some tough choices. And, it’s not about working more hours.

As a growth advisor and strategic business coach to small business owners, I’ve discovered one major glitch that prevents most from growing their business as desired. Those struggling to grow suffer from a lack of bandwidth. With days filled with information overload, distractions, interruptions, putting out fires, and tending to daily activities, seldom is there additional time to launch a growth initiative.

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Tags: Growth Strategy Time Management Performance

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