Management

Webinar on The Language of Outcome-Based Selling

In this 60 minute webinar, project sales expert Tom Stimson explains the fundamentals of outcome-based selling.

“I was listening raptly and taking a ton of notes – – I recognize in myself the success I have when I’m more outcome based than transactional, and now I realize habits that I can redirect – that is my long way of saying THANK YOU for a powerful and cogent webinar.” – ​Frank Berman, Berman Media Services, Inc.

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Around the Table With Tom Stimson – Capturing and Using Data

How do you know what data is important? Where do you find it? In this installment of Around the Table with Tom Stimson, our panel of CEOs talk about enterprise systems, reporting, and their philosophies of data management. In his wrap-up, Tom Stimson shares his thoughts on how to make your data meaningful for your business.

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What Is a Healthy Company?

Do you want choices about where and how to grow, what strategies to pursue, what products and services to include? Do you want to be attractive to new business, the best employees, and strategic partners? Are you ready to be profitable, have cash reserves, and access to strategic credit?

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Crossing Growth Plateaus

Growth is not linear. Profit is not one for one. Life is uncertain. This is why small companies stagnate. As small businesses grow, owners continually encounter new challenges. Some are solved by getting the next sale: cash flow, paying the bills, payroll – things that represent survival. Other problems can only solved by taking on more risk: operational capacity, more employees, increasing profit – the things that represent progress. The bigger the company gets, the scarier some of these decisions become. Continue reading

Around the Table with Tom Stimson – Capitalization, Budgeting, and Forecasting

In this installment of Around the Table with Tom Stimson, our panel of CEOs discuss their approaches and philosophies on capitalization, fiscal budgeting, and sales forecasting. Find out what influences their buying decisions and gain insight into how highly disciplined, successful companies approach budgeting and forecasting. In his wrap-up, Tom Stimson shares his techniques for applying these best practices to your business.

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The Simple Truth About Growing Your Business

I would say that most of my conversations with owners about their businesses will circle back to the need for growth. More revenue, more profit, more customers, more market share, more products, more services… And what is almost sure to follow is plea for growth that doesn’t involve, well…growing. As in, “Our goal is to grow this year, but not in October because we are already busy that month…” Continue reading