Tag: Business Growth Plan

4 Simple Steps to Creating an Effective Vision in 5 Minutes

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December 11, 2012

Every business can create a better future for their customers, employees and owners. It’s easier than you may think. Consider these two stats. First, according to a gallop poll, most employees are not engaged in the work place. What percentage are engaged? Only 28%. Second, INC research tells us that having a effective growth planning […]

Why Is Small Business the Most Trusted Group in America?

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December 7, 2012

No one would have predicted that Mark and Mimi Comfort would become the nation’s #1 franchise in their travel business for 21 straight years. They were just a couple of newly-weds with two small children when they decided to take a leap of faith and invest in a Cruise Holidays franchise. Early on, they articulated […]

The 7 Vital Questions Every Organization Needs to Answer

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December 7, 2012

“Having an effective growth planning system is the best indicator of whether your company will grow.”  – Stephen S. Little, Author According to research funded by Inc. magazine, 88% of businesses have no planning process. As a result of inadequate planning, most small business people are just working too hard for the results they produce. So, […]

Your Business Growth Plan Made Simple

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November 11, 2012

If your business is like most businesses, approximately 50% of your people’s time is spent doing things that have little or no impact on your desired results. You’d be better off sending your people home for half a day… You’d save on payroll, reduce your headaches and your people would have more fun. How can […]

Insights on Planning by Stephen R. Covey

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April 11, 2012

Most business people find themselves extremely busy, yet unproductive. It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day work, work really hard, and still miss the mark. Satisfied customers, engaged employees, and prosperous owners don’t happen by chance. You must have a plan. So, why don’t people plan? Maybe it seems too difficult or time-consuming. That’s […]

How Creating a Simple Business Growth Plan Can Lead to Success

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October 9, 2011

The year was 1989 and my life was not going as I had hoped. I’m not proud to admit it, but I had health problems, financial problems, and relational problems. Other than that my life was going pretty well. My health was so bad I couldn’t get a standard life insurance policy, so I was buying credit […]