Why is my business not growing fast enough?

By Team BGP

 

“My business isn’t growing fast enough and I don’t know why. Everything will go well for a while and then suddenly we’re not making any money again. What is happening?”

 

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Typical Problem Series: We are really busy but not making any money

By Team BGP

 

“We’re working so hard but nothing we do seems to get the business moving forwards. Our sales team are really busy, but we’re not making any money. What are we doing wrong?”

 

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Typical Problem Series: I can't bring myself to trust my team

By Team BGP

 

"I feel like I have to do everything myself. My team are no good and I don’t trust them. I just can’t seem to recruit good people”

 

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Typical Problem Series: My business is growing too fast and I’m worried about getting it wrong

By Team BGP

 

“Help! My business is growing too fast. I know growth is a good thing, but I’m finding it hard to manage. How do I scale up? I’m worried about getting it wrong.”

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Typical Problem Series: Keeping up with the family business

By Team BGP

 

“I run the family business, which was started by my parents. They asked me to take over, but now they can’t let go. They keep undermining my decisions and staff are getting confused about whose instructions to follow”

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Typical Problem Series: I’m exhausted and I’m not even sure I like my business anymore

By Team BGP

 

“I’m exhausted. I feel like I’m always on the go. I’m finding it hard to cope. I’m not even sure I like my business anymore.”

 

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Typical Problem Series: I’ve lost my mojo and want to sell the business

By Team BGP

 

“My business has flat-lined. We have been quite successful up to now, but I don’t know what to do next. I think I want to sell it or pass it on to someone else”

 

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Typical Problem Series: I don’t really understand the numbers

By Team BGP

 

“I don’t really understand my business’s numbers. Our costs are huge, we aren’t growing, and we have no contingency to cover us if anything goes wrong.”

 

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Typical Problem Series: I don’t really know much about my market

By Team BGP

 

“My business is doing really well. My customers all know me by name and trust me to do a good job. I don’t know much about our competitors, but I’m sure they aren’t doing as well as us”

Many small businesses struggle with a fundamental lack of understanding of their markets, customers and competitors. You’ll ask owner-managers how big their market is, and they have no idea. You’ll ask where the opportunities for the market are. They will talk about where they sell to, but they probably...

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Typical Problem Series: We’re doing well but I don’t know where to go from here

By Team BGP

 

“The business is doing really well. We’ve achieved so much since we started out, but I don’t know where to go from here”

 

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A Continuum for Success: strategy + innovation = growth

By Team BGP

Strategy is not a silver bullet. It is not that thing that you find and can use forever without ever changing it. It is not a mathematical solution where there can only be one answer. The context is always shifting, meaning that what led you to success yesterday, may not lead you to success today.

 

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Why your tech firm needs a real business strategy

By Team BGP

 

There is a common misconception that, because SMEs have fewer resources at their disposal than large companies, this will stifle their ability to innovate. While it is true that SMEs may not have the resources of large corporates, the streamlined nature of most SMEs means that things can be done without much bureaucracy - which is actually an enormous advantage to innovation.

 

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Jane Lambert: How starting a business rewarded me with the lifestyle I’ve always wanted

By Team BGP

We first had the opportunity of getting to know Jane, founder and CEO of accredited healthcare training provider ECG, during her BGP  journey in January 2018, and more recently she has shared her inspirational story with us. Read the interview to learn how she quit her job and successfully built not only a business, but a lifestyle that has granted her freedom, flexibility and a priceless sense of accomplishment.

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