Posts Tagged ‘strategy’

What Questions Should Your Business Plan Answer?

Michael Gallagher, .

cannonSun Tzu said, “The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.”

It’s not a stretch to say that business is a battleground; and if you’re not prepared, you’re going to take more fire than you should. Your plan is your strategy, it’s your blueprint, your Intel, your logistics, your general. It is an answer for your most pressing questions.

A viable business plan is connected both to the overall vision and objectives of the company and to its daily functioning. It is both macro and micro.

The Importance of Supervisory Skills Training

Michael Gallagher, .

lightbulbIs it money that makes people stay at their jobs? Is it money that makes them leave? Surprisingly, no. Most often, people leave because they feel they are not valued or challenged. They are not getting the proper training; they feel they are not developing as a professional. Many companies are hesitant to offer extensive training because they fear it will prompt employees to look elsewhere for higher paying positions. In reality, training is one of the best ways to increase retention. It is also one of the best ways to implement change.