Strategic Planning for Small Business

What’s the Strategic Plan? This is one of the most over-used phases in business and implications of the answer can create anxiety in CEOs, boards and investors alike.  The strategic plan has taken a lot of hits in the business conversations lately, mostly questioning...

Early-stage Business Transition

The transition to becoming a profitable mid-stage enterprise is the most challenging period a business will face in its entire lifecycle.  The maturation to a stable business can be particularly challenging for the CEO/Owner who faces new types of risks and decision...

US Bankers Continue To Destroy Value

In a capitalist system the financial sector is supposed to be the grease that makes the wheels of the economy move forward – not be the wheels. In their outstanding book 13 Bankers – The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown, authors Simon Johnson and...