What comes first, the Strategy or the goal? And where do the objectives fit in? Business strategy connects the goals with the objectives. Strategy at the SME business unit level is concerned with competing successfully in individual markets, and it addresses the question, “How do we win in this market?” The organisation’s leaders work towards Read More...on
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Understanding your markets is vital to business. Items such as size, structure, growth, trends, key players, competitors new and arriving, future needs and what is available are needed. Read More...on
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Business Growth Clubs – a safer way of getting good quality external advice Research shows that many small to medium-sized businesses are put off seeking external professional advice for fear of the costs and the likely returns despite the fact that the research shows conclusively that businesses that seek out advice Read More...on
In the mid 90s WLP ran a series of growth clubs with some really great results for club members. Working in groups of 8-10, owner managers and senior managers in a range of SMEs came together once a fortnight to work through a structured development programme to produce robust and viable growth plans. The clubs have just been re-launched with tremendous support and encouragement from past club members many of whom are still reaping the rewards of the investments they made over 15 years ago. Read More...on
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In cash strapped world you must ask: are you over or under delivering, could price or positioning attract entice and can you benefit from those trading down Read More...on
Ten things you really need to know about your customers, Real profit, Measuring performance, Profitable customers, Competitors, continuous improvement. Read More...on