Posts Tagged ‘growth strategies’

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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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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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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