Now is the time to throttle your engines and show your customers what you can do for them. PlanetOne Founder & CEO Ted Schuman has spent the last 30 years building a successful telecom and IT services business, and during that time, he has learned that the key to driving revenue growth is being proactive. You can’t sit back and wait for customers to call. Here are 10 tips that Schuman loves to share with other businesses on what can be done today to start generating revenue.
Your brand equals your market position and value proposition. It’s your entire strategy in a single package that is as important to your customers as it is to your success. When a company, no matter its size, makes branding a second thought, it is giving itself an unnecessary handicap. Read on for a practical perspective on branding for early stage technology.
As the effects of the pandemic continue rippling across industries, standard business activities like employee performance reviews may start to look a little different. Employee-experience leader iSolved offers considerations to keep in mind when undertaking remote performance reviews, including which approaches to take and avoid and how to accurately measure performance during this uncertain time.
As additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have advanced, 3D printed products and parts have moved decidedly outside the research and development arena and onto the production line. Without a doubt, this industry sector has great potential to dramatically alter the manufacturing landscape as we know it. And while these pivotal processes of developing and producing concepts previously unattainable in the manufacturing world have been revolutionary, the task of raising capital for AM startups and growing businesses prove to be quite challenging.
October’s Preferred Business Partner, jdh Insights, is your partner with supporting organizational growth through your greatest asset: your humans. Whether your team is newly formed, or has worked together on past goals, creating great results only happens when everyone reaches the mindset of “we are all in this together.” This mindset is not easily achieved because what motivates this group is as different as the individuals that make up the team. jdh Insights works with teams to ensure that teams are operating effectively and with intention.
Your simplest path to success could be prioritizing execution. Leadership has to set direction and the expectations to get this right. That’s a lesson many startups overlook because strategy is glamorous and exciting; execution feels mundane and uninteresting. Getting stuck with that perception is a recipe for disappointment. Now, let’s get into the meat of why and how that’s true.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual event featuring Shivani Dubey, deputy district director of the SBA Arizona District Office, and Yolanda Stokes, public information officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration, who shared valuable resources that are available for small businesses, as well as critical information on how apply for grants and loans. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
Keeping your employees engaged and connected while working remotely can be tough during a pandemic, but it’s even more essential to let your employees know they’re valued and integral to the business during these tough times.
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA) is intended to make it easier for Borrowers to maximize loan forgiveness. The PPP loan program still has funds available! View a list of participating lenders and get started today!
We talk a lot about passion here at GrowthShift because we believe that it holds the key to effective communication and brand impact. Passion is what gets us out of bed and ready to share, learn, grow, and shift our thinking. It’s also what makes someone buy from you again and again. It keeps your customers engaged and inspired.