If you’ve been following my work you’ll know that I’m all about how, to be successful, you need to build a strong business and that you do this by establishing a strong foundation.
But just like for a building, the size and type of foundation that you need to establish will vary – you don’t need to build a foundation that would hold up a skyscraper if you’re just putting up a new shed in your back garden.
A solid business foundation comprises 3, what I call Fundamental Building Blocks – Strategy Building Block, Systems Building Block and Leadership Building Block.
The foundation you build, and hence the strength of your business, needs to be enough for the size of business you are now and to be able to successfully grow, over the next 2 or 3 years, to the next level.
That means these 3 building blocks need to be right for your business and not necessarily anyone else’s. Let’s look at each building block for different sizes of business… Continue reading →