SWhere DoesTomorrows GrowthCome FromBy Richard GourlayCowden Consulting.co.uk
GrowthS Growth is what everyone is looking for.S Finding growth is not about doing what you’ve always done.S Finding real ...
Step Out Step BackS To find real growth you cannot keep doingwhat you have always done.S Real growth opportunities can onl...
Tomorrow Is Another DayS Business will evolve but if they only evolve they often die.S Businesses which rely upon evolutio...
Find Opportunities For GrowthS Successful business leaders focus on findingnew opportunitiesS Know where you are and where...
Sustainable GrowthS Opportunities come from looking not at what is happening butat what will happen within your sector.S O...
Finding GrowthS Business leaders need to look for where markets are going andunderstanding why those markets are growing.S...
Planning GrowthS Seeing growth is one thing, knowinghow to take advantage of it isanother thing.S You have to plan out whe...
Planning GrowthS Long term growth comes fromseeing tomorrow’s opportunitiesand orientating your business totake advantage ...
How to Reduce RiskS Planning for tomorrow’s growth is aboutremoving risk.S Good business planning reduces risk, butassessi...
SummaryS Like to know more about how to find the right opportunities,then click this link to learn: How to take the guess ...
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Where does tomorrows growth come from

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Where does tomorrows business growth come from explains why it is important for leadership to use business planning tools to effectively plan their growth. Being successful in business is all about seeing the bigger picture and understanding future growth.
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Where does tomorrows growth come from

  1. 1. SWhere DoesTomorrows GrowthCome FromBy Richard GourlayCowden Consulting.co.uk
  2. 2. GrowthS Growth is what everyone is looking for.S Finding growth is not about doing what you’ve always done.S Finding real growth is about looking beyond what is happeningtoday.S Real growth is about looking at tomorrow.
  3. 3. Step Out Step BackS To find real growth you cannot keep doingwhat you have always done.S Real growth opportunities can only befound if you step out of your business,and look at it subjectively.S You don’t see tomorrow by looking atyesterday.S Don’t rely upon your history to let youabout your future.S Learn from the past, BUT do not bedefined by it.
  4. 4. Tomorrow Is Another DayS Business will evolve but if they only evolve they often die.S Businesses which rely upon evolution, may survive butwill not thrive.S Survival requires playing safe, doing what you’ve alwaysdone (which is also the definition of insanity), will notgenerate real sustainable growth.S Real growth comes from looking for emergingopportunities.
  5. 5. Find Opportunities For GrowthS Successful business leaders focus on findingnew opportunitiesS Know where you are and where they want tobe.S Validating opportunities ensuring they arereal and tangible.S Check and rechecking that they are genuine.S Assess opportunities and evaluating whichones are best for the future of your business.
  6. 6. Sustainable GrowthS Opportunities come from looking not at what is happening butat what will happen within your sector.S Only by freshly looking at any market can you find continuedevolution and growth.S By continually looking for new opportunities, evaluating optionsand assessing likelihood of customer activity can you findwhere tomorrow’s customers will come form.S Sustainable growth only comes from continually evaluatingtomorrow’s business opportunities.
  7. 7. Finding GrowthS Business leaders need to look for where markets are going andunderstanding why those markets are growing.S The WHY is vital to understand the real value that thosecustomers are looking for.S Know the drivers of growth and understand the impact theymake on your market.
  8. 8. Planning GrowthS Seeing growth is one thing, knowinghow to take advantage of it isanother thing.S You have to plan out where you aregoing and why.S Knowing how to plan is one of thegreat challenges which owners faceS Click here to access BusinessPlanning Tools using my video
  9. 9. Planning GrowthS Long term growth comes fromseeing tomorrow’s opportunitiesand orientating your business totake advantage of them.S Building your growth plan to takeadvantage of opportunities whichmatch your interests, yourstrengths and matching yourcompetencies.
  10. 10. How to Reduce RiskS Planning for tomorrow’s growth is aboutremoving risk.S Good business planning reduces risk, butassessing all opportunities and optionsavailable to you.S To assess your opportunities, use thesetried and tested business planningtools. Click here to learn how to assessand plan your market.
  11. 11. SummaryS Like to know more about how to find the right opportunities,then click this link to learn: How to take the guess work out ofyour business success.S Like to know how more about finding and turning opportunitiesinto success then click here now to learn more.S Thank you for taking the time to read this article.Click here to read more from Richard Gourlay.

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