Category Archives for "Month: October 2008"

Which should come first, Structure or Strategy?

Even for the most raw and rapidly conceived start-up company, the entrepreneur and initial management team have some strategy in place – some reason to believe that they should begin conducting business. For more established businesses, strategy has been in place from the beginning regardless of whether it was the result of careful consideration and […]

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What is the optimum level of participation for the CEO during the planning meetings?

As CEO you should strive to maintain a balance in your meeting participation. On the one hand, it is important for you to be willing to “sit on your hands” and let the opinions and positions of other team members flow freely and uninhibited.

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Screening Acquisition Targets

By Robert W. Bradford, CEO of the Center for Simplified Strategic Planning, Inc. Many of our clients have found themselves considering acquisitions in this time of uncertainty. In this coming series of articles, we will discuss the process of acquisition screening and give you some tools to make the process easier. Once you have identified your […]

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