As a business owner, you have one main goal: For your company to succeed. However, you also know that this goal is not one you can achieve overnight, or even in a matter of months. There are numerous people and departments that must work together seamlessly to produce the results you need. But how do you measure your level of success? How do you determine which practices are running smoothly and which ones no longer make sense for your business? Read on to learn how Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can help you zoom in the specifics of how your business is doing – and show you the path to an even brighter future.
We know that creating and maintaining best practices for a business is a proven strategy that works over and over again to increase your company’s growth, bottom line, and influence. Yet, we see that businesses consistently choose not to employ these well-documented best practices for the benefit of their company. Many times, a business owner may find him- or herself overwhelmed by the sheer amount of planning and forethought involved in this process. We understand you may not know where to begin – and that’s why we’re here to help. Below, we have listed a few of our best practices that are proven to make a difference, so read on to find out how you can change your company for the better today.
In a world where online reviews and testimonials can make or a break a company, every business is clamoring to be the very best – not only in products or services, but in the way their employees view them, as well. While it’s an admirable goal to be a best place to work, it’s not something you can achieve overnight. It takes time, the right tools, and you need the right strategy. Read on to learn some of what it takes to get your employees excited about coming into work each day.
You have established your business as a worthy competitor in its field. You have a solid client base and your day-to-day operations are running seamlessly. With so much experience and success under your belt, you know it’s time to look to the future and start growing your company. But how do you start? Which steps do you take? At The Skylight Group, we have some tried and true methods for growing your business to its full potential.
It’s an unfortunate truth that most business fail within 10 years. Even beloved chains that seemed destined for success are not immune to the common struggles every business faces in its lifetime. However, we are firm believers that you can avoid this fate – if you’re willing to do the work. Read on to learn more about how to hardwire your business for success.
You may have been running your own business for a few years – maybe even a few decades. You have likely picked up a lot of tips and tricks for keeping your company successful through various challenges. So when you think about the idea of a business coach, it may seem like a waste of time. But you may be surprised to learn that even a seasoned leader can learn a lot from business coaching. Keep reading to find out how:
You’ve brought your business a long way. Maybe you created it from nothing; maybe you inherited your role as boss but have taken your company a long way. No matter what your story is, you have committed yourself to making your business the best in its industry. But even though you have put the work in, you find yourself dealing with problems that have no easy solution. Everything from budgets to research and development can bring a sudden halt to an otherwise smooth operation.
So how do you solve the variety of issues that you face as a leader? We have some ideas.
As a business owner, you know it’s important to look ahead to the future, especially if you want your company to be successful. But between balancing your staff, budget, services, and clients, you may feel like it’s impossible to create a plan that works for your business – and a plan that you will stick to for the following year.
At The Skylight Group, we understand the value of a strategic plan – and we understand how to make it happen for your business. So what are the keys to planning success? Read on to find out.