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Is Your Growth Mindset Holding You Back?

Written by Carol Coughlin

While setting new growth goals yearly is something most CEOs are familiar with, we rarely stop to ask how our mindset is impacting the goals we set – and our company’s ability to reach them. It matters because how we view our company’s ability to grow, and our perspective about growth in general, can point…

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How Strong is Your 3-Part Foundation?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Once a business is past the start-up phase and ready to grow to the next level, something key changes about the nature of its foundation. Specifically, it has to be rock solid. You might be thinking that every organization needs a rock solid foundation at every stage and, of course, you’re right – but only…

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8 Signs Your Company is Ready for Next Level Growth

Written by Carol Coughlin

Ready for Next Level Growth

The vast majority of indicators that a company is ready to achieve the next level in its growth journey can be found within its foundation – its: Financial foundation Operational foundation Leadership foundation When you are 100% confident in all three of these foundational areas, deciding to pursue growth and determining your growth strategy become…

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Financial 101 for Business Owners – Part 2

Written by Carol Coughlin

Key Performance Indicators

The 8 Financial Key Performance Indicators Every CEO Needs to Measure Once your accounting basis is correct and you’re producing the key 3 financial documents, you can analyze a lot about your company’s financial health. But you still don’t have the full picture.  To really understand what’s going on you need measurements that will tell you…

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