Archive for the 'Strategic-Planning' Category

Keynote Speakers Can Get Make Strategic Planning Simple

By Carlotta Jones When discussing strategic planning among employees, it can be difficult to convey the information in a way that everyone understands. Some employees may not even know what strategic planning is and why it is important. Before they can understand the plan, they must know its purpose. Strategic planning itself involves setting a […]

Strategic Inflection Points to Identify Corporate Risks

By Vivek Raghuvanshi Strategic Inflection Points are subtle changes in the environment. If one is notable to monitor or identify New Emerging Technology or Shifts in Consumer Behavior, one may find its products and services becoming redundant and obsolete in the market place. Strategic Inflection Points – Fountain Pens By 1900, the main principles for […]

Swot! What Are Your Companys Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats?

By Jane Schulte Is your organization equipped with a SWOT analysis? If not, perhaps it is because you have never heard of it! A SWOT analysis is a basic technique that is often used in strategic planning, improving company success, organizational development and identifying competitive advantage. Evaluating these four factors will help you make better […]

How Good is Your Business Plan For the New Year?

By Geoffrey J Norman The economic climate globally is in turmoil. People are losing their livelihood on a Daily basis and thousands of small businesses are failing. The internet has proved to be a saviour of many households in the past 2 years and there is nothing to suggest that this new year will differ […]

Business Evolution Why You Must Allow it to Happen

By Michelle Shaeffer Is your business growing and evolving? I’ve consulted with entrepreneurs who are considering changes (big or small) in the direction of their businesses and I’ve been there myself. It can feel a little intimidating to change directions. Here’s what I’ve learned. 1. Business naturally evolve as their owners evolve. As you gain […]

Visioning Four Steps to Creating a Vision That Drives Action and Results

By Jan Richards Your vision of the future – whether it’s positive or negative – is a much more powerful factor than you might ever guess in helping the shape your future success. A vision that works motivates the person or group who hold it to take action to make the vision come true, no […]

Who Are You Trying to Kid With That Business Plan?

By H. R. Smith A lot of people dream of starting their own business. They have heard of the “unlimited opportunities” and the “complete freedom” and the “not having a boss”. If you are one of those who have that dream and believe it really can come true then I have something to say to […]

Take Your Company Public Fast and Easy!

By James B Scott Raising capital has become quite a chore in this depressing economic state so entrepreneurs are thinking outside the box when it comes to obtaining funds for their start-up corporations or businesses in expansion. Institutional lenders are a thing of the past, liberal hedge fund lenders are a mere cast skin of […]

How to Get the Results You Want

By Joanne Victoria As a small business owner, entrepreneur or independent professional, it’s important to make plans. It’s also important to have the time to let things happen. Only you can decide what is to happen in your life. Here is a method that may work for you. You have nothing to lose. Start with […]

Design Your Three Year Growth Plan Now!

By Lance Winslow Does your business have a three-year growth plan? Well, you need one. Most people do not understand about the way the business cycles work, and perhaps, over the last few decades they haven’t noticed the five-year business cycles where you have three positive years, and two down years. After all, we have […]