Reality Check: How Was Your 1st Quarter Business Planning?

Joshua MARKETING

By Marga Dela Cruz

Quickly, we will be watching the first quarter of 2014 fading fast into becoming “yesterday.” As you soon bid a quick farewell to the 1st 3 months of the year, it is good to have a reality check: How did your company fair during the 1st quarter? Great if your company stays afloat on top of stiff competition. But what if you are a struggling entrepreneur? Or a serious business leader who really wants to make a change? If you fail from the 1st quarter, here are 3 vital areas you need to focus on:

Strategy

Many who had been in small and medium business owners for quite some time now may think that they no longer need a strategy. Having this frame of mind is like having a free pass to “Doomsville.” Customers’ needs are always changing. Every month, there are new social and economic…

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Author: lizstincelli

I am Liz Stincelli and I am passionate about recognizing, inspiring, and igniting the leader in each of us. I am the Founder of Stincelli Advisors where I specialize in helping management teams learn new ways of looking at problems and finding new approaches to discovering solutions. I hold a Doctor of Management degree with an emphasis on organizational leadership. I offer 20+ years of pro-active operations management, problem-solving, team-building, human resources, accounting, and business administration experience in a variety of industries. I serve on the Editorial Review Board for the Independent Journal of Management and Production and the Journal of Managerial Psychology. I have also been a guest lecturer at the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Westminster College. You can learn more about me by reading my blog here at: www.stincelliadvisors.com or www.engagenow.me. Connect with me on Twitter @infinitestin, google.com/+ElizabethStincelli on Google+, and https://www.linkedin.com/in/lizstincelli on LinkedIn. You can contact me by email at stincelliadvisors@gmail.com.

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