Workshops for GROWING your Business

Grow your business so it's right for YOU!

Enthusiastic about growing your business but not sure where to focus your energy? Do you want to increase sales or profits with innovative new products or services or more customers? Feeling overwhelmed about making ‘good’ decisions? Looking for a confidence boost?

This interactive workshop is designed to help you build your business so it’s right for YOU! You can have it ‘all’, whatever your ‘all’ is. It will provide networking opportunities, inspiration for new ideas and provide resources to help you meet your business needs for growth.


Setting New Goal Posts: Growing Your Business from a Tactical Perspective

Are you looking for new direction in your business? Are you feeling like your business is pulling you in multiple directions? Do you wonder whether you need to return to your initial business vision? Are you frustrated by wasted time and energy due to conflicting priorities? If any of these apply, this workshop is for you!

Path Clearing is about separating valuable business strategies from the clutter by using a new, straightforward, practical tool that will help clear your path to success.

Financial Management for Small Business

Are you using your financial statements to make the best business decisions? One of the keys to business success is an ability to interpret financial statements and take the appropriate action.

This workshop will help you understand basic financial principles that must be applied to business decision making on a daily basis. Workshop material covers the functions of, and how to interpret your income statement and balance sheet, cost/profit/volume relationship and key business ratios.

Confidentially speak to your accountant or banker about your financial statements and show how you can make good decisions with the information.


Ready, Set, Grow! Preparing to grow your business

Are you ready for change? Do you want to grow your business, make more money, be more efficient or perhaps take more time off? In this workshop we will explore where you are in your business cycle, when it is time to grow and take a look at the business growth gaps. We will also examine how to develop partnerships or alliances as a change strategy to move your business forward and reinforce business growth and success.


Moving Up! Business Growth Strategies 

Who are your friends? Who are your competitors? In this small world, depending upon your customers and your circumstances, the businesses around you can be both partners and competitors. As the world creates more specialists to fill the ever-expanding array of opportunities, you may find both advantages (you can fulfill some customer needs specifically) and disadvantages (you don’t quite have a match for other customer needs) to specialization. 

By the end of the session, you will understand the what, why and how’s of creating strategic alliances and developing a strategic edge. We cover:

  • Strategic Alliances: explore new ways to partner up to expand the marketing and/or operational capacity in your business.
  • Strategic Edge: when having the best "customer service" isn't enough, how do you become the supplier of choice for your customers?

The Power of ONE : Sales Strategy ONE Step at a Time

Making changes to your sales strategy ONE step at a time can create big results! Whether you’re an experienced entrepreneur or a novice business owner, if your sales strategy needs a kick-start, this workshop is for you. We’ll help you look at your sales practices and how your daily activities impact your overall results. In this workshop, you will:

  • Identify the most effective networking activities for you
  • Determine which activities you need to focus your energy on
  • Learn to ask focused questions to close more sales

Bridging the Generational Divide: Tapping into Young Talent

Are you an employer who hires youth 16 - 30 years old? Are your hiring practices working to your advantage? Would you like to better understand the strategies that increase the chances of a ‘good hire’? 

This interactive workshop will assist you to evaluate and rethink perceptions of Generation Y. You will learn strategies and tactics to recruit, attract, hire and orient young employees to build strength in your team.

Business Ownership Transition – offered as a half day workshop

What will you do when it’s time to leave your business? This workshop will inform business owners about the importance of succession planning. It will help identify succession planning options, find solutions and provide a smoother transfer.
Topics to be covered:

  • Business valuation
  • Tax Planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Positioning for Sale
  • Legal Considerations
  • Financing the Sale or Transfer
  • Available Resources

Contact us today to learn more about these workshops!