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10 Keys to a Success Business Plan

10 Keys to a Success Business Plan

I saw this article and infographic in Entrepreneur and said “they nailed it!”  You’ve heard me talk about business plans from time to time.  It’s not the plan that is important to you as a business owner.  It’s what you learn by going through the process that helps you!…

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5 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Revenue Next Year

5 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Revenue Next Year

Well fourth quarter is here. While many will scramble to hit their revenue goals, if they’re not on track yet it’s probably because they started too late last year.  So, this year start earlier to improve revenue next!!!

Most sales managers will tell you, if the sales aren’t already in the pipeline, hitting your goal is a shot in the dark.  …

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6 Questions That Help You Increase Revenue

6 Questions That Help You Increase Revenue

Completing Your Mid-Year Sales Recalibration

We’ve hit the mid-year point again.  Many small businesses are looking at their numbers and asking “can we get there from here?”  That depends, are you going to leave it to chance or are you going to aggressively manage it?…

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6 Step to Creating A High-Impact Growth Strategy

6 Step to Creating A High-Impact Growth Strategy

I have advocated for years that growing a small business is a defined and repeatable process.  The past few weeks I shared all the definitive research and available resource to support my premise.

My hope is you now have an appreciation for the fact that small business growth is easier than most people think. …

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The 6 Step Success Process Re-Visited

The 6 Step Success Process Re-Visited

Last week in the post Will Your Business Grow This Year? I asked some very tough questions to get you thinking about what’s necessary to assure you’ll hit your business goals for this year.  Have you asked the questions yet?  And is your Q4 plan ready to get you there?…

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Applying Action to Achieve Results – Business Success Step 4

Applying Action to Achieve Results – Business Success Step 4

With the first 3 steps completed you can now begin applying action to make your vision a reality.  But, haphazardly applying action will get you nowhere fast.  So, a business plan is critical to creating a “roadmap” toward success.

So now I sound like every other Tom, Dick, and Harry out there telling you to write a business plan.…

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Creating Your Business Plan Made Easy!

Writing a business plan is really just a mechanical process.  The reason it seems so hard is most people haven’t answered 2 critical questions before they start — “what” and “why”.  The first question “what” gives you the target that you’re shooting for.  …

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High Impact – Using A Simple Plan

Have you ever heard the quote, “If you don’t know where you’re going any road will get you there..?” If you have a business but don’t have a business plan you’re living this quote every day.

That being said, it amazes me how many business owners don’t have a business plan.…

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