Posts Tagged ‘Business Growth’

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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Growth and the Questions Boards Should Be Asking

Written by Carol Coughlin

Time and time again we’ve seen public companies grow themselves out of business and one would wonder: Where was their board? While I’ve written many articles about what should have in place for sustainable, profitable growth, we haven’t yet looked at the board’s role in the equation. So, what questions does the board need to…

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Is Now the Time for Hyper-Growth?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Too many companies conduct end-of-year planning with seemingly no or only minimal interest in growth. If you were in their conference rooms you’d likely hear very general statements like, “We need to do better than we did last year.” Or you’d watch them put a percentage on next year’s growth because “that’s the percentage we…

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