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Are You Missing This Critical Person on Your Strategy Team?

April 4, 2013

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Business Strategy Workshops have quite the reputation – formal, difficult, intense.  I get request for business strategy workshop agendas, templates, and ideas (HMMM, maybe I need to put something together for our community . . .).   It’s as if many of us are afraid to just grab some people and start talking; hammer out […]

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Business Strategy Development (Part 4) – Making the Hard Choices

March 14, 2012

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  Time to choose a path Finishing this critical step in the development of your business growth strategy is a capstone event. Or is it a cornerstone? Well, at any rate, it’s an important milestone in the creating your strategy. Why? Because after this, you’ll be taking your strategy to the street. You’ll be “doing”, […]

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Simple Business Growth Strategy Development (Part 3) – Study

January 10, 2012

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  We are well on our way to creating our DIY business growth strategy.  At this point, you are just steps away from cutting through the nebulous, mystical perception of business strategy and having a clear, actionable plan to drive your business forward. What we want is to have a growing, thriving business; to have […]

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3 Reasons YOU Say Business Strategy is Difficult

December 20, 2011

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  Is it not knowing enough about your customers or lack of good ideas that keep you from creating and executing growth strategies for your businesses? Well, no. I have engaged in some heated debates recently on the topic of “what makes strategy difficult?”.  And in the debates I have had with entrepreneurs and business […]

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Simple Business Growth Strategy Development (Part 2) – What are the key Questions?

November 22, 2011

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The basic process for developing a business strategy (Part 1of this series) focuses us on finding that “integrated set of actions” that will define our growth plan.  We steer clear of diving into business plan templates looking for salvation and focus on setting priorities for our strategic analysis. Here in Part 2 of the series, […]

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