Alaric Founders Launch Business Book: From 50 to 500
Today is the start of launch week and we are so excited! We wanted to share this video Jonathan created to express our thoughts.
- Communication (1)
- Decision-Making (2)
- Management (1)
- Strategy (2)
- Business Growth (3)
- Finance (2)
- From 50 to 500 (1)
- General (2)
- Leadership (5)
Five Dimensions of a Strategic Mindset Every Leader Can Strengthen
In our previous post, we compared strategic decisions (big, consequential, upending, directive) to day-to-day operational or business decisions. But we quickly pointed out that strategic thinking (a comprehensive, integrative view of today, tomorrow, next decade) was a capability the most successful businesspeople demonstrate each day. So, what does an effective strategic thinker look like?
Strategic Thinking in Your Decision Making
Businesspeople in all sizes of growing companies, routinely encounter tough decisions, challenging problems, and complicated situations. In an ideal world, leaders could rely on highly structured frameworks supported by rich datasets to point them toward great choices.
Cash Flow: the Number One Challenge for Growing Small Businesses
Regardless of company size, cash flow and cash will always be among the most critical elements to keep an eye on for any company trying to grow. More small businesses get into trouble due to cash than any other reason.
How Leaders Become Great
Why is leadership an important concept for us to consider? The answer is likely obvious to those of you leading an organization or who are part of a company leadership team. Strong leadership generates quantifiable financial results—revenue growth, profitability, cash flow, customer satisfaction—and qualitative people results, like talent attraction & retention or employee engagement, not to mention your personal satisfaction as a leader.