As seen in the Adams County Business Publication
Most business owners have growth in mind. They have sales objectives for their organization, some prospects for services, and an idea of where they would like to be at some point. But there is a great difference between being interested in growth and getting ready for it. “Growth Readiness” is about not only wanting and pursuing growth but also about defining a clear vision, developing strategies to get there and driving the organization by successfully implementing those strategies.
Create a Growth Vision. Do you have a clear and written growth vision? A growth vision is a detailed look at your organization at some point in the future based on the assumption that you achieve the growth you are seeking. Ideally, it is a look at some finite point in time (3 to 5 years) that answers questions like: if we achieve the size and scope we are seeking, what would our client base be? How many employees would we have? What would our facility look like? What other aspects of the company would have to change and how? And, most importantly, what would our numbers (budgeted income and expenses) look like?
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