Archive for July, 2010

CEOs Optimistic About Future

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CEOs Optimistic About Future

Top executives are increasingly optimistic about the nation’s economic recovery, according to the Business Roundtable’s first quarter CEO Economic Outlook Survey. Compared with the fourth quarter of last year, more CEOs now expect to see increases in their company’s sales (73%), capital spending (47%) and employment (29%) over the next six months.   “We are...
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5 Key Strategies for Increasing Profits

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5 Key Strategies for Increasing Profits

    Our research and experience have enabled us to pinpoint five key strategies that value-driven companies are focusing on to address the new economy.   1. Put People at the Center   The quality of relationships that a company has with its employees, board members, advisors, vendors and customers is crucial to its success....
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Small Business Strategy is More Than Putting Out Fires

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Small Business Strategy is More Than Putting Out Fires

Day-to-day problems are nothing new to businesses, especially small business owners. Putting out fires, although critical at times, cannot be what your small business is all about. Meeting the weekly payroll, collecting payments from customers on a timely basis and making the next meeting are clearly important issues.   When small business CEOs become...
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Business Growth is a Calculated Risk

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Business Growth is a Calculated Risk

Growth of your business should be the result of your overall business strategy. It should not be a reaction to solve a particular cash flow issue or problem in the company.  Knowing the best strategy to use should be the task of the company’s CEO or business owner, along with its key managers or board...
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5 Methods to Increase Your Productivity

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5 Methods to Increase Your Productivity

Your profits and potential for growth are tied to your productivity. It is critical to find needed time in your day by taking a new approach to the tasks that fall within your responsibility. These improvements will enable you to focus on your priorities and effectively accomplish tasks. 1. Effective Business Communication Effective business...
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