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  • March 28, 2011
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Where are you and where are you going? 

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Here’s the most basic initial appraisal I make of every business I advise (whatever size it is):

growth versus profits matrix

I can’t emphasize how important it is to be very clear and honest with yourself about where on this graph your business is – and more importantly where your business is trending.

So treating an organization that is trending like this, say:

growth profits trending down

…is very different from working with a company that is trending like this: 

growth profits trending up

In later posts I’m going to elaborate on the key actions required for each quadrant, but in the meantime, why not click here to download a pdf of this graph and answer these questions as honestly as you can:

Can you plot where you are now? 

Can you plot where you’re trending toward (or are you static in one quadrant?)

For those of you who own and have read Predictable Success, special bonus points if you can also overlay on the graph which stage of the Predictable Success lifecycle you’re on, and which you are trending toward:

Predictable Success Lifecycle

What About You? Are You Static In One Quadrant Or Trending In A Specific Direction?

Let Me Know In The Comments Below!


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