Business Development and Transformation

All organizations, large and small, come to a point when they need to “re-think” business practices. Perhaps earnings have dropped and the reason isn’t clear. This can be a frustrating feeling especially when you’ve done “things” in the past to increase earnings and those same “things” aren’t working anymore. You’re not alone.  We’ve heard the words “something isn’t working” for...
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Develop Your Business Plan

Where is your business going? Who is your target market? These are just two of several questions every business owner must ask themselves in order to ensure the business stays on track, avoids pitfalls and captures maximum revenue. Most of us have a sense of where we’d like our business to go and we know,...
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Move That Marketing Strategy FORWARD!

A well planned marketing strategy can have numerous benefits. These includes using resources (people, talent and money) more effectively and achieving faster results.  Too often, business owners rely solely on their intuition to make business decisions.  Though intuition serves us well, it may not be enough to provide us with the facts needed toward achieving...
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Performance Improvement

After twenty years in business, ten of those leading multiple teams and managing staff, I’ve come across a variety of situations and challenges.  The biggest challenge and the most rewarding has been turning employee performance and/or behavior around.  How? Attitude and three key skills: Attitude: Don’t take their behavior personal and maintain a professional respectful...
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Writing Your Own Marketing Plan

There is a secret to having an effective marketing strategy. Any motivated business owner can make it happen.  What’s the secret?  Read on. In business school, we were taught two basic formats to follow when developing a marketing plan.  The most traditional format consists of an executive overview, a situational analysis, SWOT analysis, outlining of...
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Business Builder? Or, Business Killer?

Business Builder? Or Business Killer? There are many business builders and business killers.  Do you know what they are? Some are obvious, but others are not. 1 – Good is good enough.  Business is good, so, why is that a problem?  It isn’t necessarily, but sometimes being “good” can lead to complacency, which can give...
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