Why Capital Is Not Your Growth Problem

  Growth is one of the most crucial factors entrepreneurs face throughout the life cycle of their business. Many business owners experience stagnation and turn to the securing of capital as a remedy. However the lack of cash is not the cause of their stagnation but simply one of the symptoms. Do you find yourself constantly reacting to cash flow shortages? Does your productivity always require an increased effort in order to grow? Sustainable growth depends upon a scalable business structure and operation that will continuously improve profit while avoiding costs and input increase.   Plan your growth As a business expands its footprint, more and more opportunities present themselves but they are not necessarily the right ones for any given time. Also entrepreneurs are creative people by nature. Every day, before noon, they have probably come up with dozen of ideas for a new service or product. This kind of constant demand and creativity can distract them from their bread-and-butter business. The solution? Planning! Business planning is a comprehensive process for determining a business future and how it can best achieve its goals. It audits the full potential of a business and explicitly articulates the business’ objectives, the actions and resources required to achieve them. Desired outcomes come from intentional vision, intentional actions and intentional planning.   Make adjustments Making a few key adjustments can improve the scalability of a company. Reviewing business processes is a good way to ‘trim the fat’ by reducing unnecessary redundancies and increasing efficiency. The employees executing these tasks may provide interesting insights to improve the current processes. In a business providing services...
Altima Business Breakthrough Academy: Strategic Marketing Workshop

Altima Business Breakthrough Academy: Strategic Marketing Workshop

Altima Business Breakthrough Academy: Strategic Marketing Workshop 5 Steps To Identify, Attract and Close New Customers Powered by Altima Business Solutions   You start a business to bring your life to the next level and often end up caught into the day to day nuances of running a business. If you’re in a business rut or having trouble advancing your business, “fake it till you make it” is no longer a badge of honor! Altima Business Breakthrough Academy, ABBA, is for you. It provides you with the fundamental steps, a solid foundation and a clear path to immediately increase sales. You will learn what it takes to build a successful business that’s going to support you, support your family and give you peace of mind and security about your future.   Who should attend? Solopreneurs, small business’ owners, managers, independent consultants, salespeople, business developers and marketers committed to top level execution.   About ABBA Strategic Marketing Workshop ABBA Strategic Marketing Workshop is a five (5) week course on providing a comprehensive, and executable action plan for making immediate sales to improve to your business’ bottom line. You may have heard of strategic marketing or you may even practice it in your business. But do you know how to drill down each step to maximize your revenues? Our instructors are business and marketing experts who have propelled hundreds of companies to the next level. They will share that experience with you and every week, based on the class’ teaching, you will be given an assignment to complete to ensure you deploy accurately the lesson you have learned. It will be critiqued by...