Category: Business Planning

Critical Factors Defined

Posted on 05/04/15 No Comments

Critical Factors, most-often referred to as the Significant Assumptions in most business plans, are those factors that are critical to the success of your company. They are referred to as critical factors because, while there are many factors that contribute to the success of a company, critical factors are… CRITICAL. Seriously, when you really come down to […]

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Some Interesting Statistics About the State of Business Today!

Posted on 03/26/14 No Comments

Studies and surveys conducted by universities, government organizations and the media are revealing some startling – and occasionally stark – statistics about the state of business in America today. Among the more incredible realities facing business owners today is the fact that, as the last of the Baby Boomers retire over the next 13 years, […]

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Will Your Team Get You to Your Full Potential? Not if They are Not in Alignment.

Posted on 07/12/13 No Comments

I recently completed the implementation of the Critical Factors Management System into a $4.5 million manufacturing company that had been operating at a loss for the past six months. As is often the case, I cannot mention the name of the client but they are typical of many small businesses that are run by intelligent, passionate […]

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3 Steps to Success: Step 1

Posted on 10/10/12 No Comments

This is the first of a three part series on how to most effectively achieve success in business and in any endeavor.  Before we go on, I will acknowledge that many people and most businesses do not follow these three simple steps.  That is why they fail altogether or at least fail to reach their […]

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Have You Ever Built a Tree House?

Posted on 10/23/11 No Comments

I remember when we were kids how my brother and our friends from the neighborhood would decide, every once in a while, to build a tree house.  I think we would all start with this vision of something that looked like a miniature version of a real house but I don’t ever recall a discussion […]

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