When you read the first 3 entries in this series of blogs about NJ’s budget crisis, did you conclude that
- those problems could only happen to the government?
- elected officials value power and control more than business leaders?
Ignoring the Numbers and Borrowing Against the Future During Good Times
Ask yourself if your
- current financial stresses could have been moderated if you too hadn’t assumed that the good times would just continue
- routine includes in depth analysis of causal trends rather than just results-focused percentages
Avoiding Conflict and Hoping to be Rescued During Bad Times
Ask yourself if you are STILL not addressing your
- friction between business partners
- over dependence on a key leader or a few large accounts
- chronic recurring profitability or cash flow problems
- when and how to replace a long term unproductive or disruptive employee
- unrealistic revenue projections in your proposals to outside investors
Resisting Consolidation and Forcing Disaster Today
- Ask yourself how bad things must get before you will learn more about:
5th in a Series –
Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP has earned the right to be called The Growth Strategist®. She built a suite of companies that help privately held mid-sized companies in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability® through opportunity and resource analysis, strategic planning, executive advisory services, growth financing and targeted search. She provides 40-50 strategic and keynote presentations each year and has done so for 30+ years. A multi-award-winning entrepreneur, online talk show host and highly esteemed economic development advocate, Ambler continues to broaden her participation on corporate boards and continues to serve as a growth financing intermediary for mid-sized businesses ($20-$200 million in revenue).