Every organization in (or around) Predictable Success has some form of strategic planning. It may be formal or informal, highly structured or free-form. While there are benefits and disadvantages to each of these issues, we need to be careful not to assume that the right strategic planning methodology will suddenly silence our limbic antagonist.
2020 was set to be a banner year. And then March hit, and all that momentum evaporated in a moment. If your small business was stable before COVID-19 but is now struggling, this article will help you to create and execute the right strategy to not only recover but thrive!
If you are wondering if your new business is going to make it, this article will help you clearly navigate what is likely to be some very difficult decisions for you and your new business. If you haven't started your new business yet, but you are considering it, I believe you'll find this article incredibly helpful as well. I'm going to be painfully honest with you because if you choose to proceed, you need to know what you'll be facing. Before that, though, you could probably use a little hope right now.
If you're struggling with your sales right now as many businesses are, you know you don't have time to sit back and hope this whole thing blows over. But what can you do now? How do you get your sales back on track during the COVID-19 crisis?
Many business leaders right now are recognizing this brutal reality: their current sales and marketing methods are not built for these trying times. The pressure is building for companies to get their sales back up, but it's a real struggle.
In part 2 of our series 8 Practical Ways To Lead Your Team Through Every Crisis, I'm going to pick up where we left off and show you three ways you can use meetings to keep your team from fraying apart. If you take these steps, you'll not only keep your business alive, but you'll also activate and empower your team to do more than any of you thought possible.
You and your leadership team have been through a lot. You've almost certainly had some extreme challenges, some small wins, and a lot of hard work. But as you look to the horizon, you're realizing; this is far from over.