Entrepreneurs tend to be “ready, fire, aim” people.
“We often don’t make the best planners. We are action-oriented people,” says Bill McBean, the founder of several successful businesses and author of The Facts of Business Life.
That’s why it’s vital to step off the day-to-day treadmill and plan for your company’s growth. McBean suggests you approach planning by what you do internally (with processes, employees and yourself) and externally (with customers, marketing, etc.).
1. Evaluate your. If you don’t improve your leadership skills, there is little chance your business can improve, says McBean. Being a great leader begins with a self-analysis of your leadership ability.
Do you supply the business with what it needs to be successful—the right equipment, your focus and required capital? Do you have the right people in the right chairs? Are employees being paid based on what you want them...(register to read more)