Tag: planning

Administration, General organization management, Strategic planning

How 7 Things will Change the Way You Approach Your Family Business

April 16, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Family businesses are a huge part of America’s economic landscape. But some 70 percent of family businesses do not outlast the first generation, according to Harvard Business Review. And of the 30 percent that make it to a second generation, […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

Reconstructing Performance Management for Both the Employee and the Company

April 6, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

In 2017, Aberdeen found that 64% of Best-in-Class companies (the top 20% of performers as defined by Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class research methodology) distrusted traditional performance reviews. This sets the tone for a major challenge facing organizations today: Traditional performance reviews are […]

Accounting, Department management, Marketing

Making Your Account-Based Marketing Successful: 3 Things to Identify

March 22, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

Account-based marketing (ABM) is growing in popularity in the B2B universe as a means of winning important customers, and for good reason. A few key customers can be the foundation for exponential growth and a huge new market presence. But […]

Department management, Information Technology

Waiting for the Perfect Moment to Start Your Business? 4 Reasons the Time is NOW!

March 7, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

Everyone has a formula for doing a business “right.” You know that when you start your business, there’s a right way to build your list, fund your ideas, post on your blog, and do any number of things. In fact, […]

Department management, Marketing

Why a Marketing Campaign Plan Fails – and How to Make Yours Succeed

March 1, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

It would be just fine and dandy if marketing were a fully-predictable animal. You plug in some good material and messaging, and you get new sales, more knocks on your door, and some modest version of fame and fortune as […]

Department management, General organization management, Information Technology, Strategic planning

The 3 D’s That Kill Businesses: Debt, Divorce, and Death

February 23, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

Hardly anyone creates a company while also imagining the worst possible thing that could happen to it. Instead we envision success, milestones, and creating revenue for both the business and for your family. But unfortunately, it doesn’t always go that […]

Self-management, Task management

Ways to Stay Disciplined When Working From Home

February 8, 2018

Via: Inc.

Working remotely definitely has its perks. Between flexibility to work from anywhere (I’m currently writing this from my hotel room in Paris), less time spent commuting, and the ability to set your own hours, it can be rewarding. However, there […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

“Love What You Do” Won’t Build Your Business, But These 6 Steps Will

January 24, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

Start-ups abound, but not all of them have the staying power. The Small Business Association says that “only half of new businesses will survive the first five years and only a third will make it past 10.” An example is […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

The Essentials of an Effective Business Disaster Recovery Plan

January 22, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

If there’s any guarantee in life, it’s to expect the unexpected. Small businesses are the most impacted when it comes to disasters because they do not usually have a formal disaster recovery plan. As a result, 40 to 60 percent […]

Personal information & knowledge management, Self-management, Task management

5 Strategies for Starting 2018 Off Right

January 18, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

About a year ago, I realized I wasn’t spending enough time doing the things I love: hanging out with my kids, surfing, traveling. Life started to feel lousy. I’m a founder of a fast-growing contract management software company that more […]