Welcome to the first in my Growth Metrics series of articles, which I hope will help point you to ways you can grow your business and just as importantly, enjoy the process. I'll share my experiences and insights from working with a wide range of clients, illustrated with practical examples of strategies that have been proved to work.
Think about your dream home. What are the characteristics that make it a great house (or apartment, or mud-brick eco-dwelling – whatever your fantasy…)? Chances are it has these four things
Do you remember the seesaws of your childhood playground? The thrill of being able to send your seesaw partner up into the air with ease? Seesaws are often our earliest experience of the power of levers – the simple machines that make work easier by reducing effort.
For businesses to be able to grow they need to have solid foundations. In my earlier article ‘The business of building and building a business’ , I likened the foundations of a business to the foundations of a building.
If you build a house or apartment block, the size of the building will determine the depth of your foundations – and it’s the same in business; the bigger the business you want to build, the deeper and more solid the foundations you need.
In this, the 11th article in my Growth Metrics series, we’ll take a look at the first two of these foundations – time and resource and business model. We’ll then explore the others in the next article.