Entries by Clare

The one innovation trap that can kill your business

Product and service innovation is a key accelerator of business growth at any stage of business from startup to maturity. Although we most often associate product innovation with startup companies, and the tech industry in particular, continuous innovation should be part of every business owner’s growth strategy. Consider an established business with strong growth, a […]

Your Customers are Leaving – Why?

Losing customers, especially a big customer, is the nightmare of every business owner. Customers leave for a variety of reasons. Sometimes despite your best efforts. And the number one reason is: something has changed. But what? In today’s economic environment, everything is always in flux. When customers leave it is often due to one or […]

Six Growth Maximizers for Scaling Your Business

Gaining traction. Scaling up. Maximizing business value. Whatever your definition of business growth is, investing in these six proven business accelerators is bound to make a difference. We call them Market Fuel Strategies because they are designed to bring new energy to your business operations and increased profit to your bottom-line. In hundreds of client […]

Innovation, Future Thinking Shines at TechEdge 2019

The strength, vibrancy and innovation of Sacramento’s tech community was in full motion at the 2019 TechEdge conference held yesterday at the Sheraton Grand hotel. The event featured speakers from across the technology ecosystem from startup founders to investors and technology leaders such as Uber and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Of particular note was the […]

Are You Too Busy To Grow?

Your business is moving full speed ahead and there aren’t enough hours in the day to meet all your customer, product and sales obligations. You’re slammed, so of course your business or practice is growing! How could it not be? We are serving customers, moving product, increasing sales. Well, not so fast. Your business can […]

Turn Competitive Info into Cash

  There’s information gold in knowing what your competitors are doing and how they’re doing it. The trick is finding it and then knowing what to do with it. Most of us know in general who our competitors are and what products and services they offer. But too often we don’t know much more than […]