Taking Action To Create Positive Change
It’s easy to think that you have a plan; you just haven’t written it down yet. However, if you want to grow your business and achieve your goals, this is an essential step.
You don’t need a long document that you’ll never use, but you do need to formalise your plans clearly and concisely. This part of the GAP Program brings together all the other steps we have taken. We will create an overall business strategy, including your sales and marketing, in a step by step action plan.
It will include the direction you are taking and who needs to do what, by when and how. Then all you have to do is follow the plan. When you take action, one thing is certain – things will change.
What Challenges Do You Face?
Many business owners have management and operational routines that have grown out of their day to day needs. They might not be written down and they probably haven’t been reviewed in a long time.
It would be a mistake to assume your back office activities don't have a direct impact on your business’s performance. Your action plan will include everything from your recruitment strategy and supplier choices to your customer and after sales services.
You can test different ideas and approaches to evaluate what is likely to deliver the best results. You can also minimise risks if things go better or worse than planned.
One of the biggest benefits is that you won’t be the only person responsible for delivering your action plan.
What We Will Do
Every business is unique, so we will review the operational and management issues you face. That might include upgrading your IT and communications systems or your marketing, warehousing and distribution.
We’ll check everything from procurement and production to delivery and customer service.
You might be surprised to discover just how much detail is involved in keeping everything running smoothly and profitably.
What Will Happen
You will need to manage tasks, people, systems and processes. Making sure they work together seamlessly will help you achieve your goals. Your action plan will identify what needs to be changed or improved so that you can organise and prioritise what must be done.
Someone will need to handle administration, customer enquiries, quotations, scheduling, and bookkeeping, but you don’t have to do it all. If you need additional resources we can include plans for outsourcing, a recruitment strategy and sources of finance.
We will create a timetable of activities, responsibilities, milestones, and deadlines.
We will review progress regularly to make sure you and your team are achieving the right results. You will want to know that others are playing their part, so we will create useful and reliable reporting processes.
WHAT DIFFERENCE WILL IT MAKE?
Perhaps for the first time, you’ll know what’s happening in every part of your business and the difference you’re making.
You will prevent duplication so you can make the most of your resources. If certain actions don’t deliver the right results you can make changes quickly and effectively. Efficiency will improve because everyone, including you, will be doing the right things at the right time.
Because your plan includes specific and measurable outcomes you will know you are achieving a good return on your investment. You will also see consistent progress so you can stay motivated and confident.
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