5 Lessons From Henry Ford You Can Apply To Your Business

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Back in the 1900s, Henry Ford was presented with many of the same business challenges as the ones that are present today. The historic founder of Ford Motors was 40 when he created the company. His goal was to create a car that would be so affordable, everybody would be able to own one. What he did obviously worked as Ford cars are now considered to be one of the most popular vehicle brands on the market. So what can be learned from Ford’s success? Here are 5 lessons from Henry Ford you can apply to your business:

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Developing a Business Growth Strategy from Consumer Research

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Only half of startups survive more than five years, and only a third make it to ten years. To ensure sustainability of business, you must create growth strategies. A tangible plan is a defining factor that determines whether you will create growth or devalue the business. A business growth strategy should integrate consumer research to capitalise on market opportunities and keep a pulse on their market dynamics. Here are tips on developing a business growth strategy from consumer research:

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Leadership, Strategy, and Culture: The Holy Trinity of Modern Business

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There are three elements that define the ability of an organisation in its field to offer its employees the best in skill-acquisition, industry-specific education, and ongoing learning, as well as opportunities for employees to exhibit their strengths and apply themselves immediately. Nurturing these elements will ensure that employees are engaged, have a clear role and purpose in your organisation, and believe wholeheartedly in the mission and direction that your company is headed in. Leadership, strategy and culture: the holy trinity of modern business:

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How to Create a Road Map For Your Business

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As a business owner, to achieve growth and success, you need to define where you want to be, preferably in the form of targets and milestones - your future "destination". Here's an exercise that will help you to create a road map for your business:

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Choosing the Right Growth Strategy

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Given the rapidly moving changes in our marketplace, the challenge for the entrepreneurial company is how and when to grow. And this leads to other major questions that can be difficult to answer. Here are some key questions to ask to help choose the right growth strategy:

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How To Create An Effective Sales Strategy For Your Business

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For your startup, sales = revenue = credibility = investment etc. Putting together a sales strategy is critical. Here's how to create an effective sales strategy for your business:

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How to Tap Into Future Trends For Your Business

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If you want to be in business for a long time, you need to develop a vision of the future and the place of your business in that future. Here's how to tap into future trends for your business:

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7 Tips for Effective Business Partnering

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Are you considering partnering for your business? Would partnership make sense for your business? Here are 7 tips for effective business partnering:

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A Framework and 10 Key Questions for Your Business Strategy

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We've put together a list of questions and thoughts based on us studying a range of the latest theories on strategy, such a blue ocean strategy, future of management, renewing the core, open business models, etc. Here is a framework and 10 key questions for your business strategy that you can use to examine and develop your strategy with:

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13 Key Questions to Ask for Growth by Acquisition

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Mergers and acquisitions often play a key role in a company's ongoing growth-planning process. It may be more efficient to achieve the objectives by buying assets and resources needed for growth. Here are 13 key questions about your business for growth by acquisition:

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Startups that Overcame Huge Barriers to Become Successful

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Not long ago, Mark Zuckerberg gave a powerful speech to this year's graduating Harvard students. Instead of telling them to find their purpose in life through eureka moments like typical graduation speech, he offered something else: "The idea of a si...
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How to Organise Strategic Meetings With Impact

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Meetings meetings meetings. The bane of business life sometimes. But have you ever considered what meetings have made an impact? I've been reading "Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change" by Chris Ertel:

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