2 Operationally Goals Help You Achieve the Success Stage

Success Stage Decision

Here we go again.  It’s decision time!  If you’ve done what was necessary at the existence and survival stages of the growth cycle you should be able to make the necessary decision now. As you will recall from my previous post Is Indecision … [Read more...]

How to Profitably Refine Your Operation in the Survival Stage

efficiency collage

Consistent profitability is the goal of the survival stage.  So, your focus operationally needs to be increasing efficiency and productivity. If you can do what you do faster, you can improve cash flow which in turn helps profitability.  But, that … [Read more...]

4 Areas of Operational Focus in the Existence Stage

Operational Objectives

This week let’s get back to looking at the strategic objectives within each business function as you move your business along the growth cycle.  So, far we’ve looked at marketing and sales.  So the next logical step is to look at operations. No … [Read more...]

3 Things Simplify the Business Growth Puzzle

Business Growth Puzzle

Small business growth is simpler than most people think.  The problem is that most books, training, and so called gurus overcomplicate the puzzle to make themselves look smarter.  If you knew… What to do When to do it And how to … [Read more...]