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People issues? 5 actions to take

Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. “The problem is always PEOPLE!” Dean Harrington, CEO of Shamrock Financial, made that clear in a recent conversation I had with him and Colleen Ferrary, CEO of Small Business USA. So how do we — owners and CEOs of entrepreneurial small-to-midsized businesses — address this? The answers are many, but here are five ...

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Looking toward the future: Accounting and preparation

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. Since times immemorial, organizations have implemented an annual cycle. This has included full cultures, groups, communities, and more recently, businesses. We prepare each cycle by accounting, taking stock, by preparing, by planning. There are two themes for this period: accounting and preparation. They are different, yet interdependent. Because how we account for the past is how we prepare ...

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7 steps in organization structuring no one takes

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. To take your company up to the next level requires strengthening each of its Six Key Components. That is exactly what we do throughout the EOS® Process. Your people are fundamental to your success. They are the source of many difficult Issues entrepreneurial companies face. Early on in this process, we focus on ...

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7 management mistakes no one talks about

Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. The Wall Street Journal’s Guide to Management by Alan Murray advises that “leadership and management must go hand in hand. They are not the same thing, but they are necessarily linked, and complementary. Any effort to separate the two is likely to cause more problems than it solves.” I could not agree more. ...

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7 leadership mistakes no one talks about

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. There are thousands of books, courses and workshops on how to become a business leader, and even more on how to be a better leader and what leading businesses means. Yet, as Mike Myatt put it in a 2012 Forbes article, “Why do businesses fail? If you’re willing to strip away all the excuses, ...

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7 yearly planning mistakes no one talks about

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. Now is the time of the year when many of us carry out our Strategic Planning for next year. We have a choice. One-Year planning can either be an event or a process. I vote for a process that carries us for the entire year. What about you? Looking for a complete process? ...

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7 organization structuring mistakes no one talks about

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. Every business has an organizational structure. Sometimes it evolves haphazardly, and sometimes you design it deliberately. Yet other times there is a blend between the two. Regardless, the effect of the organization’s structure on the business is immense. At every stage, the organization’s structure either enhances or hinders that business’ movement forward. It ...

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7 business culture mistakes no one talks about

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Plan presented by GetBusinessMomentum. Every organization has a culture. It gets formed at the time the business is started, and gets richer and more mature over time, but at its core never changes -- well, unless it gets corroded from within. We capture the quasi-immutable nature of a business' culture in that organization's Core Values.

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7 business goal mistakes no one talks about

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Thought Leadership on an Execution Planning presented by GetBusinessMomentum. Every goal-setting act carries with it a great opportunity. It's the opportunity to move the business forward. It's the opportunity to advance it into its next stage of growth or profitability or stability or just ... fun.

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