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Attn: Small Business Owners, Your Poor Memory May Be Working Against You

Posted by John Boudreau on Sep 17, 2018 4:26:39 PM

I've been working with small businesses over the last four years, helping them to drive great results (>20% increases in revenue and 100%+ increases in net profit), be less stressed and feel more in control of their businesses. This all naturally leads to the ability to release themselves from the business and gives them more free time.

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Topics: business operating system

No Budget? A Business Operating System Can Help

Posted by John Boudreau on Jul 12, 2018 1:50:46 PM

In my recent blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven common problems that small businesses face and how those problems can be solved using a business operating system.

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Topics: budgeting, clarity, business operating system

In Constant Fire-Fighting Mode? A Business Operating System Can Help

Posted by John Boudreau on Jun 5, 2018 3:59:54 PM

In my recent blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven common problems that small businesses face and how those problems can be solved using a business operating system.

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Topics: Problem Solving, fire-fighting

Hate Meetings? A Business Operating System Can Help

Posted by John Boudreau on May 1, 2018 1:12:13 PM

In my blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven problems that can be solved using a business operating system.

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Topics: small business meetings, business operating system

How A Business Operating System Can Help Drive Accountability & Results

Posted by John Boudreau on Apr 19, 2018 10:21:39 AM

In my blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven problems that can be solved using a business operating system.

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Topics: Accountability, employee expectations, business operating system

Employee Problems? Try Using A Business Operating System

Posted by John Boudreau on Apr 13, 2018 9:45:37 AM

In my blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven signs that indicate you need a business operating system.

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Topics: employee engagement, business operating system

Do You Have A Business Operating System For Sales?

Posted by John Boudreau on Apr 8, 2018 7:05:26 PM

 

 

In my blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven signs that indicate you need a business operating system.

What is a business operating system? I love investor and well know entrepreneur, Brad Feld’s definition.

“A business OS is how we consistently and clearly communicate, hire, make decisions, etc. that help us do more faster.”

I like to think of a BOS as something that helps to drive three things in your business:

  • Clarty
  • Alignment
  • Execution
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Topics: business operating system, sales execution

Motivating Employees Can Offer Huge Business Returns

Posted by John Boudreau on Mar 9, 2018 3:55:28 PM

Gone are the days of just expecting an employee just to “do their job” and be happy about it.

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Topics: performance management, employee motivation

How To Execute Your Small Business Strategy

Posted by John Boudreau on Mar 2, 2018 10:39:37 AM

I think everyone would agree that having the right strategy is important if you want to maximize your chances for success.

Yet,  I find many small businesses not maximizing their chances of success - at times even unintentionally weakening their chances for improved results, greater profit and more sales.

It really comes down to getting two critical areas right:

  1. Having a clear strategy
  2. Executing on that strategy
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Topics: execution, strategy

Clarify Your Company Goals To Drive Out The Chaos

Posted by John Boudreau on Feb 21, 2018 3:42:59 PM

In my last blog post, “Seven Signs You Need A Business Operating System”, I called out the seven signs or problems that indicate you need a business operating system.

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Topics: company goals, Business Stress