Tags : growth

Demand Plus Capacity Equals Growth

THE FORMULA FOR SUSTAINABLE AND PROFITABLE GROWTH By Shennandoah Goodson Accelerating growth is top of mind for CEOs, but figuring out how to get there in a way the organization can afford, manage, and support is tricky. Many leaders think the answer to growth lies in new customers. Even more think the answer lies in […]Read More

Mark Your Exits

HOW THE MATURITY CURVE IDENTIFIES VALUE  By Russell Clarkson How many passengers listen to the flight attendants while they run through pre-flight instructions? After dragging carry-ons through the aisle, searching the overhead bins for openings and jostling to find their seats, travelers are probably only focused on getting settled before the people in front of […]Read More

How to Stave Off Business Maturity

THREE STEPS TO STRATEGIC INNOVATION By Cecilia R. Edwards The old adage is still true today: “If a business isn’t growing, it’s dying.” In eras past, it may have been possible for a business to coast through its mature stage and continue to generate reasonable profits. However, in the modern day of rapid technological advancement, […]Read More

Lucrative Growth: One Houston CEO’s Advice for International Expansion

By Doug Kramer Publisher’s Note: In this issue we follow the growth strategy of international expansion. We travel through the supply chain from product creation, to logistics out of Port Houston, landing goods in a foreign country and finally client delivery. Enjoy the journey. Founded about 11 years ago in Houston, Lapolla Industries, Inc. is […]Read More

The Thrill of Developing a Lasting Legacy

By Danielle Wilson One of the things a CEO learns quickly when running a business is that growth rarely happens easily – you have to constantly work and dedicate time to it above and beyond the basics of running your business. In order to make growth happen, you need to set firm priorities and focus […]Read More

Creating a Lasting Legacy: 7 Steps to Growth

By Danielle Wilson One of the things a CEO learns quickly when running a business is that growth rarely happens easily—you have to constantly work and dedicate time to it above and beyond the basics of running your business. In order to make growth happen, you need to set firm priorities and focus on key […]Read More

How to Maintain a Startup Culture in a Growing Company

FOUR TIPS TO KEEPING THE CULTURAL CORE ALIVE  By Jonathan Herskovitz Working for a startup company can be one of the best career experiences a person can have. Startup companies are focused, quick to change, progressive and innovative. In many instances, they experience rapid growth and become a large company, then face the challenge of […]Read More

It’s Time For Your Sales Organization to Grow Up

5 STEPS TO TRANSITION TO A DYNAMIC SALES CULTURE By Amy Hardin Heard the saying, “What got you here won’t get you there?” Never is that more true than for the company that has reached the inflection point of moving out of start-up mode and into growth mode. Growth is largely measured one way: increasing […]Read More

The Third Strategy for Growth

HOW DATA INSIGHTS GROW COMPANIES FROM THE INSIDE By Tony Streeter The two most common growth strategies for business are organic and acquisition. However, that is quickly changing. Companies are beginning to leverage a third option – growth through insight. “Insight” is what is derived from understanding external conditions, internal conditions, and harvesting internal company […]Read More

No Jerks Allowed

SIX WAYS WE’VE KEPT OUR BEST EMPLOYEES By Jeffrey Palermo We’ve all seen it happen — employees who bail out before a project is due, leaving co-workers working late to get a project done; who agree to tasks and deadlines, but don’t deliver on their promises; or who take credit for the work performed by […]Read More