Tips for Transformation

How to Resolve The Challenge of Hiring Quality Staff

Do You Know How to Resolve The Challenge of Hiring Quality Staff? In his book, Navigating the Growth Curve, James Fischer introduces the Hidden Agents. One of the most serious is The 27 Challenges. Fischer’s Stages of Growth research captured the 27 challenges that companies face as they navigate each of the 7 stages of […]

Your Company’s Confidence/Caution Ratio

Do You Know Your Company’s Confidence/Caution Ratio? In his book, Navigating the Growth Curve, James Fischer introduces a unique phenomena called The Builder/Protector Ratio (B/P Ratio). This critical ratio is a blend of confidence and caution that every CEO must understood to be successful. CEOs must also understood it is their responsibility to provide the […]

What Business Challenges Keep You Up At Night? The National Federation of Independent Business monthly Index of Small Business Optimism has been the gold standard for such research for 43 years. You may be particularly interested in the quadrennial report that speaks directly to the “what keeps you up at night” question. The results of […]

The Reasons Small Businesses Fail

  Do You Know the Reasons Small Businesses Fail? Recent Growth Research Uncovers Why Companies Fail In an on-going national research study focused on attempting to understand and decipher the patterns, the behavior and the characteristics of growth in entrepreneurial enterprises, it became apparent that most organizations struggle and fail with the challenges of growth […]