Vision

Thrive to Survive - Opportunity #1 - Visioning

Opportunity #1 – Visioning

Survive to Thrive: Phase II (Part B) Opportunity #1 – Visioning: Creating the Foundation to Propel Your Business and Capture the Recovery With the key blunders and mistakes businesses make during a recession behind us, we move now to capturing the opportunities and emerging possibilities for growth resulting from shifting markets and landscape. The very first question to ask is whether your…


Business Owners - What Should You Focus on?

If you are like many business owners, you are still caught up in finishing the year strong but right now you should also be planning for the next year. Based on what we have seen in past years here are some thoughts on where you should be INVESTING.  Note that a number of the ideas that are interdependent. Vision: When John F Kennedy talked about putting a man on the moon he had no plan, only a…


Exit vision

What’s your exit vision? When it comes to selling their business, many owners simply continue with day-to-day management until they wake up one morning and say, “Hang on. I need to sell my business.” But by then it’s too late. We always strongly advise clients that they need an exit vision to maximize sale value. While much of this vision relates to numbers and finances, there’s also more to it.…


Business Goals and Vision

Business Growth with Vision, Goals, Strategies

Preparing Your Business for Growth:  Recently, we wrote that the macro-trends over the past 100 years point to 2015 as the start of a growth cycle.  If you plan to grow your business during this period, it is critical that you have alignment among your stakeholders (i.e. investors, employees, suppliers and customers).  This alignment is strengthened when you communicate a vision, annual goals and…