Monthly Archives: July 2013

Teamwork from the Outside to the Inside

The primary changes that have taken place in small business strategy have come as a result of changes within local economies. As the local marketplace has become increasingly volatile and competitive, companies have needed to adjust by reducing their time … Continue reading

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Standing Still is Not an Option

In the past, the formulation of business strategies was the responsibility of upper-level management. The traditional approach involved top managers coming up with a strategic direction for the company, setting it forth in an annual written strategic plan, and then disseminating the … Continue reading

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Business Budgeting 101

A budget is a comprehensive, formal plan that estimates the probable expenditures and income for an organization over a specific period. Budgeting describes the overall process of preparing and using a budget. Since budgets are such valuable tools for planning … Continue reading

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What is Your Business Forecast?

Business forecasting methods and levels of sophistication vary greatly. It involves the collection and analysis of hard data, and their interpretation by managers with proven business judgment. Every forecast will be used to assess future situations that will affect the business’ … Continue reading

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Introducing our Community Investment Program

We are excited to share our news!  After identifying a need to help businesses move forward as the economy starts to show some slow growth, we started a new initiative called the Community Investment Program. As a company we have committed … Continue reading

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