Sun Tzu 4 Small Business | Strategy and Tactics, Technology and Leadership, Management and Marketing for Small Business Owners
About This Show
Join James from Extreme Networks as he explores the tactics and strategies you need to build a fast growing small business. James has grown multiple businesses and now employees 20 people. We look at how Strategy and Tactics play a big part in running any business. James looks that the great generals, the strategies and tactics that they used and what lessons we can learn as small business owners to grow our businesses faster, how to be better leaders and how to win the battles and wars that we small business owners fight every day.
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9 - The Secrets of Successful Business Planning
In Tech Focus we look at Trello. This is a great piece of freemium software, that For annual business planning we look at the process that we use. We look at the plan that we had for the last year and how we did with those. We look at the problems within each company within the group and we also look at the 5 year plan and where are we with that? (How long does it take to execute a 5 year plan?) We look at the process for setting KPIs and goals within the company. We look at how to integrate those with your personal goals. The personal goals are really important in the business plan, because as the business owner, you will normally be working harder with more stress - if you don't align your business and personal goals, you will burn out a lot quicker. We look at your 90 day goals, how they work with your plans and how to come up with them. Alignment with your team and your culture - these make the plans a lot easier to execute on. Our quote from Verne Harnish, the author of the Rockefeller Habits: "The main thing is to keep the main thing, the Main Thing.