Category Archives: Business Planning

Offensive and Defensive Planning to Keep Your Head in Your Money Game

John Rampton November 14, 2021 Whatever sport you prefer, you’re definitely aware that your team needs to play both sides of the ball. Even if you prefer the offense over the defense or vice versa, both are essential in winning the game. I mean Tom Brady, LeBron James, Mike Trout, or Cristiano Ronaldo can put … Continue reading Offensive and Defensive Planning to Keep Your Head in Your Money Game

Why Veterans Need to Be Part of Your Inclusivity Plan

Susan Hunt July 20, 2021 In business school, there was a group of students who were seemingly natural born leaders, who did very well academically, and who were polished and professional beyond their years. They knew how to have fun, but also eye-rolled at the various shenanigans the 20-something former consultants and bankers engaged in. … Continue reading Why Veterans Need to Be Part of Your Inclusivity Plan

How to Write a Powerful Business Mission Statement (+15 Examples)

Nahla Davies July 8, 2021 Every business sells something. Every business is unique. And every business wants to put its best foot forward both in the physical world and online. Yes, your social media posts, website content, paid ads, emails should reflect that. But it’s also important to have one central statement that brings everything … Continue reading How to Write a Powerful Business Mission Statement (+15 Examples)

Tips and Thoughts on Retirement Planning – Beyond Retirement

Deanna Ritchie June 29, 2021 Once you’ve settled down and don’t have to worry about finances, your business, or really anything else — what do you do with your time? You work your whole life investing and preparing for retirement, but what are you even going to do in retirement? Hey, retired person — understand … Continue reading Tips and Thoughts on Retirement Planning – Beyond Retirement

Why Being Told You Need a Business Plan May Be Bad Advice

Steven Imke May 18, 2021 New research shows that most business planning advice is wrong, More successful local services and infrastructure companies are adapting to the changing business climate by abandoning classic business planning and applying more effectual logic and principles to start their business. Entrepreneurship has changed in recent years. As a result, you … Continue reading Why Being Told You Need a Business Plan May Be Bad Advice

From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How to Turn Cycles Into Action Plans

Daniel Burrus April 20, 2021 We’ve seen cycles come and go—everything from music trends that emulate days gone by to past decades of fashion making a comeback. It is evident that cycles are all around us. As a business leader, how do you turn cycles into your advantage, and better yet, what industries will benefit … Continue reading From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How to Turn Cycles Into Action Plans

Long-Term Goals to Help You Navigate the Complexity and Uncertainty

Ramon Nuez March 25, 2021 In “The Ice Man,” Wim Hof writes, “People with low willpower tend to make poor choices in life, because they give in to short-term goals at the expense of longer-term goals.” How many of your decisions are based on short-term goals? You choose what looks good now, with little concern … Continue reading Long-Term Goals to Help You Navigate the Complexity and Uncertainty