Good, old-fashion growth for your small business.
It's like a great cup of coffee on a cool morning. Achieving growth for your small business can be that satisfying. It can also frustrate you so much that you can't see straight.
Growth is a Fickle Mistress.
It's just one of the small business growth tips you'll find here. We are honest about what works, what doesn't work and why. Perhaps more importantly, we lift the curtain behind what makes growing your small business more reliable, more sustainable and more profitable.
We will talk about the stages of growth and what you need to focus on, we will share how you can strategically envision and plan for growth in your small business and how to manage the growth along the way.
What does 'growing your small business' look like across your stages of business growth?
- Cash Stability Growth Stage
- Leverage Growth Stage
- Expansion Growth Stage
The Cash Stability Growth Stage is all building momentum in your business to sustain you for years to come. This is the time where you figure out your secret sauce of what works and what doesn't work. Specifically, you need to work on defining:
The Leverage Growth Stage is all about refinement and creating reliable systems and processes in your business. In the Cash Stability Growth Stage, you had the time to be active in your marketing. In this stage of small business growth, you are busier and the marketing can be one of the balls that get dropped. No marketing, no sales, and that is bad for business. In this stage you should be paying attention to:
The third stage of small business growth is the Expansion Growth Stage. This is where, now that you have a well-oiled machine that produces great clients without you, you can be looking at expanding and scaling your business. Your biggest growth focuses are:
What is your next best upleveling growth move?
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