New Year Revolution – Business Planning

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With 2016 fast approaching it's time to start putting some plans in place for your business. Just to remind you these are the nine key areas I have identified for most business models. The Orbit Map download link is further down the page. This provides guidance on how to complete, and start your planning process.

1. Sales

What are your sales targets for 2016. Have you set your expectations for growth and an increase in sales within your business?

2. PEOPLE

Increased turnover normally means you require additional  skilled staff. What help do you need to achieve those goals?

3. SERVICES/PRODUCTS

What improvements or additions can you add to your offering to acquire that planned growth for the business?

4. SKILLS/TRAINING

Can you improve the efficiency of your business with skills training for your team?

5. MARKETING

Have you created a marketing plan for your business and brand. How are you going to inform?

6. PARTNERSHIPS

Could you potential provide leverage to your business by partnering with a nother company?

7. NEW SECTORS

Can your products and services be adapted to create a whole new audience for future sales?

8. TECHNOLOGY

Can you improve your efficiency by introducing new technology to reduce costs and expand capacity?

9. SYSTEM/PROCESS

Could systems and procsses across your business be improved which will ultimately impact on customer experience?

ORBIT MAP DOWNLOAD

The Orbit Map

The Orbit Map has been devised to help business owners put some outline plans in place for growth, and how this impacts on the business in regards to resources, opportunities and requirements over the next three to four years.

MARGINAL-GAINS

Achieving marginal gains across your business!

It's time to think laterally about how you can save costs and improve profits across all areas of your business. This video focuses on sales and the three key areas of growth within your sales model.