Brutal Business Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself—But Are You?

The starting point of strategic planning is for you to develop absolute clarity about your current situation. Look at your overall business and ask, “What’s working?” and “What’s not working?” in every area.

What is your current level of sales? Break them down by product, product line, service, market, and distribution channel. What exactly are you selling, to which customers, at what prices, and with what level of profitability?… Read more

The Butterfly Effect

It has been said that, “A Butterfly flapping its wings in Peru can start a change in the weather that leads to a typhoon in China.”

The application of this idea is that a casual meeting with a new acquaintance at can have major long-term effects on your sales and your life.

At every turn in the road of your life, there will be a person standing there helping you or hurting you, guiding you or blocking you, giving you good or bad direction.
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