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Carol Coughlin

Carol Coughlin founded BottomLine Growth Strategies, Inc., in 2006 as a way for small and medium-sized businesses to access the same high-level financial and operational expertise that gives large companies a distinct advantage. Using her own extensive corporate experience and willingness to sit in the hot seat as a catalyst, Carol helps BottomLine Growth clients climb to the summit of their success.

Why Innovation is More Important for Growth than Ever Before

Written by Carol Coughlin

Make no mistake about it. Innovation has always been critical for business growth and moving society forward. Yet no company that achieves success can retain that success indefinitely. Our highly competitive marketplace, uncertain business environment, the rise of impact investors and the global entrepreneurial movement are just a few of the factors that indicate innovation…

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How to Maximize Margins by Operating with a Lean Philosophy

Written by Carol Coughlin

Maximize Margins

Renowned animator and Oscar winner Brad Bird (those with children might recognize his credits – The Incredibles and Ratatouille) once said that organizations that spread and sustain excellence are infused with “relentless restlessness.” Good enough is not good enough; the drive to continually improve, innovate, and grow is wired in the DNA of these companies.…

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