As the year closes, you might find yourself imagining what could happen next. Just think…an untouched year of building on your existing foundation. Strategic planning is all about what your business will become and a crucial piece of preparation. So, why do so many of us believe myths about strategic planning that actually keep our companies from growing? Here are 7 myths to debunk in your own small to mid-sized business.
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For an introduction to Dr. Emad Rahim I’m not sure where to start – the Killing Fields of Cambodia, the dangers of growing up in Brooklyn, abusive step-father and dyslexia to name a few. In this #TYBspotlight I try to find out the whole story of Dr Emad Rahim but I’m sure it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
So for Tweak Your Biz it’s been four years of 500 contributors, 1,700 posts, 12,000 comments, 100,000 social media shares and nearly 2,000,000 visits. I was asked to be a contributor from the beginning and very proud to have been the Managing Editor for the past year.
Tweak Your Biz has certainly had a big impact on my life but I wanted to know more about the back story to it, so I asked Niall Devitt how he and the crew came up with the idea and how it has grown so exponentially in the last four years, plus a few more sneaky questions.
There can be a point in a business when the current business owner has to determine if he/she is the best person to lead a growth stage. How do you know if you still have the fire in the belly to grow your business? Is it time to hire someone to be CEO instead of you? How do you know if you should fire yourself before your business grows again?
No matter how successful you are, tomorrow is a new day and you better tackle it with a vengeance! Your competitors are.
As I’m about to embark on a vacation of my own, I noticed that I had let my business get to me.
Today, consumers don’t just want to buy a product or a brand — they want to buy into the whole brand story.
Like all business owners – large and small – your goal for your company is undoubtedly growth, but make sure it’s controlled growth, gauged to your ability to handle the demands that come with it.
What drives your search for answers to improve your business? Is it a deep understanding of who you are and what you do; is it an awareness of your objectives/goals and what you want for yourself and your organization… or is it something else? Whether we call it Internet overload, filter failure or just plain lack of clarity, sometimes we need to step back and examine our MO.
British Institutions have been shaken in the past few years. Although they’re still powerful, they no longer appear untouchable.