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This article is a fine overview of the elements necessary for instituting successful change. Key is "human capital management," which means that your people must be a part of the process from the beginning.
This checklist, derived from the book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, includes a set of key tasks for entrepreneurs to undertake every day in running their company. Examples include setting up an executive situation room for rapid-response meetings, ensuring company alignment of quarterly goals, and establishing an efficient internal communications stream.
Entrepreneurs can use this helpful tool to evaluate their company's strengths and weaknesses in all areas of business.
SWOT analysis provides an excellent tool for entrepreneurs to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of their business.
Entrepreneurs should articulate their purpose in a specific three-year vision statement with specific goals for growth.
As entrepreneurs plan for growth, they identify the key issues that provide useful information. Consider how one entrepreneur takes an indepth look at her business and uses this insight to clarify a vision and set clear goals for her business.
Determine the market potential of business's products or services by examining the key factors presented in this article.
During the planning process, entrepreneurs must evaluate their business model to ensure that the current model will support growth.
Exit strategies should be designed as a part of the overall plan for growth. The exit strategy plays a key role in determining the strategic direction for the company.
There are four basic strategies for growth--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Product Development. This article examines Line Expansion.
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