Category: Business Planning
Are you setting goals you can achieve? Marsha Egan joins Jim Blasingame to recommends the SMART way to set and accomplish goals, by revealing the tools that make up this acronym.
Most decisions made by a small business CEO are half for survival and half for success. Jim Blasingame offers tips to help small business CEOs with the decisions they makes that have components of both survival and growth success.
Look under every rock for growth opportunities. Stephen Baum joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to look at you're business to see if you may be missing opportunities with existing products, practices and even customers.
Perhaps more than management, profitability is a CEO task. Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to explain why the long-term profitability of a small business is a role for the company's CEO, not the managers.
Is your business in shape to be acquired? Ken Gronbach joins Jim Blasingame to identify the many elements a small business owner has to address when preparing your business to be sold, especially to a younger buyer.
Do you know what a technology assessment is? Russ Madlener joins Jim Blasingame to report on a recent Microsoft survey of small businesses to determine how closely they have aligned their technology with their business model.
Innovation is in your future, but will it look like opportunity or disruption? Catherine Kaputa joins Jim Blasingame to report on some of the case studies of how innovators created opportunity for themselves and disruption for others.
Use the greatest competitive advantage: your ideas. Richard Hooker joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how ideas and service are the greatest competitive advantage of any small business and how to spend more time working on them..
Find a peer and hold each other accountable for goals in 2013. Olalah Njenga joins Jim Blasingame to encourage us to identify someone who we can declare an outrageous New Year goal and then hold each other accountable.
Do you have employees who will help you shake things up in your business? Olalah Njenga joins Jim Blasingame to encourage you to allow your employees to speak truth to power about what your business needs to grow.
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