Leadership

Helping Businesses Thrive and Grow

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.

—Max DePree

In order to “define reality” for a business, it’s leader must first establish mission, vision, strategy and goals.

The Idaho SBDC works with established businesses to assist with their expansion and put them in the best place for future growth and success. Growth issues below are just some of the areas that our team of talented consultants and coaches can help you with during  confidential one-on-one sessions.

  • Financing
  • Finding new markets
  • Dealing with personnel issues
  • Strategic planning
  • Business assessment and benchmarking using our licensed Profit Cents tool
  • Evaluating your online profile with use of Brandify

The growth strategy you choose depends on how large you want your small business to become. Whatever growth strategy you choose, most successful businesses start with a sound business plan to implement the strategy. As the owner of a growing business, your continued success depends on your ability to envision the future; plan adequately to meet market needs; and have sufficient human resources, management systems and financial capital to meet and exceed your goals.

Are you?

  • considering acquiring another business?
  • positioning yourself to be purchased?
  • franchising your existing business model?
  • maintaining your existing business and planning for moderate growth?
  • thinking about succession plans?