Category: Business Growth

Strategic alliances can lead to business growth when business owners rally to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome.  One recent tourism industry success story is of sixteen operators downtown Nanaimo that came together under the banner of the Painted Turtle Guesthouse’s ‘Stay & Save’ program to increase overall visitor numbers, increase local visitor spending, and increase […]

As businesses confront increasing competition during challenging times, there seems to be a renewed interest in strategic planning. Strategic plans create a road map to determine where an organization is going, how it’s going to get there and how it will recognize success. Following are eight phases for the strategic planning process. Get Ready. Identify […]

One of the key tests of leadership is the handling of challenges and difficulties within the organization. Periods of turmoil raise the personal stress level and anxiety of all members. Particularly in periods of uncertainty, where there is a vacuum of leadership, followers will create their own story as a way of creating certainty. Too […]

1 6 7 8