What is a Strategic Plan? Strategic Planning is an essential tool for any organization that wants to be successful. It ensures that resources are allocated in alignment with short- and long-term goals, and it bridges the gap between strategy and daily operations. By using Strategic Planning, we can ensure that our organization is moving in […]

Business Infrastructure: Systems

As part of building your business infrastructure, the systems you put into place are essential to long-term success. Time is an owner’s biggest challenge, and having proper systems in place helps streamline workload, boost productivity, and get results. Are business systems and processes the same? No.

Business Infrastructure: Processes

When you hear the word infrastructure, the first thing that may come to mind is anything related to physical structures. Business Infrastructure combines business design and the processes and tools associated with that design.

Sheer Force of Will Won’t Get You to the Next Level

If you’re a true entrepreneur, you have a vision and you are determined to realize that vision. You are positive, or at least you are optimistic about your chances. You’ve had to struggle through many hard times. You’ve emerged victorious many times when things seemed hopeless.  These victories have bolstered your confidence and seemingly confirmed […]

Redefining Success in a Post-pandemic World

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As we transition into the post-pandemic era, it is important to overlook the ill effects the pandemic caused and focus on the lessons learned. One of the eye-openers was it gave business owners time to strategize. Entrepreneurs had time to dig deeper into what made them thrive, what parts of the ‘old normal’ they wanted […]

5 Things Business Leaders Should Start Doing Before 2022

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The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on small businesses of all types around the world. No one was prepared for such a long and disruptive pandemic and the consequent lockdown. That said, the pandemic has taught us many lessons and that we can use to be more prepared for such unforeseen events in the future. […]