TAG: business growth

You can’t grow yourself to profitability

February 13, 2019By
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Focus on profit to drive your company's growth. read more

Growth strategies for a new year

February 14, 2018By

Attendees of the 2017 LM Growth Summit discuss specific tactics and strategies their companies are using to grow in 2018. read more

Ep. 130: Becoming a networking genius

May 14, 2015By

Kristen Edens, or Kris the Scribbler, discusses how networking can be the key to business growth. It’s not as hard as you think—and you never know where your lead of the year will come from. read more

Bruce’s View: Create an actionable plan

December 9, 2014By

Planning is crucial to profitable business growth, but few companies ever realize their plan’s full potential. Here are four ways to execute and stay on track. 1. Reach out to employees. Use a facilitator to help the process remain open and objective. A facilitator gives the employees protection to offer up their very valuable opinions without having to give them... read more

Case study: Delegation dilemma

October 22, 2014By

The problem: Seth Kehne, owner of Lawn Butler in East Tennessee, started his company in 1999 in his senior year of high school. He watched it grow slowly and steadily over time; looking back, he compares the growth to the boiling frog metaphor. Translation: It crept up on him. One day it was a small side business, then suddenly he... read more

Signature solutions

October 1, 2010By

Marsha Newberry, owner of Signature Contracting Services, LLC in Grand Prairie, TX, says she can’t pinpoint just one reason why the company has been so successful this year. “It’s the whole picture,” she says. “There are a multitude of reasons.” The top two are diversification and customer loyalty. While she’s heard other companies tell prospective clients they “don’t do that... read more