Here are my top five resolutions for my consulting clients in 2016: Continue reading
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.
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?
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
There are two kinds of top achievers. There are the ones that can focus on the ultimate goal and everything falls into place behind it. Picture the star football player that sets his sight on The Super Bowl. Continue reading
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.
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
Stimson Group is pleased to announce that Tom Stimson MBA CTS will be speaking at the Almo E4 AV Tour in New York on October 8. The E4 Experience is unlike any industry event you have ever attended. Come see why Almo Pro A/V is the industry’s favorite distributor! Continue reading
Stimson Group is pleased to announce that Tom Stimson MBA CTS will be speaking at the Almo E4 AV Tour in Houston on September 11. The E4 Experience is unlike any industry event you have ever attended. Come see why Almo Pro A/V is the industry’s favorite distributor! Continue reading