This is not a post about resolutions! It is an article about how to see inside your company in ways that can help you grow in 2023. When you’ve been doing what you’re doing for any length of time, it’s hard to let go. That’s why resolutions for big changes don’t work. I live by … Continue reading New Year New View — 2023 is up to you
I talked with a charming, outgoing couple on Saturday afternoon. They told me they’d had a boat they called “Honey Dear.” They had her for 20 years and sold her last year. “What was the best part of having a boat in the family,” I asked. The woman, Kathleen, said they loved two things: Honey … Continue reading Your business needs an anchor and compass
Does it make sense for your company to have a strategy without choosing a pricing model? We think of strategy as the foundation of planning and implementation. It’s like the good nutrition an athlete needs to execute the weight building, running or other details of their regimen. If this seems like an approach that would … Continue reading Is Your strategy Complete without a Pricing Model?
If there was only one factor, one action, one department or area that causes company growth and increased value, we would all be doing it. How many times have you thought “we’re stuck?” We’ve reached a goal and can’t seem to get beyond it. Or “we can’t even reach that goal, why not?” Companies that … Continue reading How to Boost Revenue in the 4th Quarter
No serious business owner or executive opposes increasing profits. People do argue about how to generate the profits that create free cash flow. Many an owner or executive has lamented their difficulties earning a profit from every sale. Whether it’s customer demands, competitive pressure, or a sub-optimal sales process, profits can be elusive. Today we … Continue reading You’re Not Opposed to Increasing Profits, Are you?
What does it mean to grow a company successfully? There’s growth and then there’s successful growth. We’re intensely focusing on successful growth for the low mid market and small companies owned by our clients. Successful Growth Defined 15-40% increases in three values: Revenue (top line) Profit or Earnings (bottom line) Company Value (requires great revenue … Continue reading Get Serious to Grow Your Company Successfully