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Tag: Business Planning

What does a Crisis Management Plan Include?

Article by: Sara Pantaleo Crisis management plans are all about minimising the damage, calming nerves and restoring operations as quickly as possible with minimal interruption. The very future of your business could depend on a crisis management plan. You need an effective and tailored plan to your organisation’s needs to manage a crisis. This article…
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The Elements of a Business Crisis to be Prepared for

Article by: Sara Pantaleo When a crisis occurs, it’s essential to have an idea of the different elements you’ll face. You need an open mind and be receptive so you can quickly respond with action when required, most during times of surprise and threat! Managing crises is essential to ensuring that organisations, their stakeholders and…
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Main Steps for Creating a Crisis Plan

Article by: Sara Pantaleo A crisis management plan is essential for any business, especially dealing with the public. This documents how your company will react to various situations and should be well thought-out to help avoid further damage or loss. An effective, well-crafted crisis plan is the best way to restore operations after a crisis.…
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What is Crisis Management?

Article by: Sara Pantaleo Crisis management is a necessary skill for any business to have. It’s the process of identifying threats and mounting an effective response to prevent further damage or loss. Businesses that plan to prevent crises from spinning out of control can limit the damage when something goes wrong. This process, known as…
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Why you Should Involve your Team in Business Planning

Article by: Sara Pantaleo Staff engagement in strategic planning is a critical component of success for any organisation. To engage your staff in your plan, you need to start at the beginning and have them involved in the strategy and goal planning; this will ensure they will more than likely exceed any strategy goals set!…
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Using the SWOT to Create your Business Plan

Article by: Sara Pantaleo The SWOT analysis is a great way to get you thinking about your business in new ways. It doesn’t take much time, and doing it helps you think outside of the box regarding what you need to focus on and future success. The importance of a SWOT analysis cannot be overstated.…
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Why Business Planning is Important for Business Growth

Article by: Sara Pantaleo It is important to understand where you want to see your company in five years and how various factors will impact it. Building time into the schedule for this type of thinking can help your company grow. Business planning is a thinking process; the value is here more so than a…
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Top Business Planning Tips

Article by: Sara Pantaleo Here are our top 3 business planning tips: Know your Audience and Competition      Being prepared to name them and tell the difference between each one of your competitors is a must. But don’t disparage other companies in this process – it’s not worth getting upset over which competitor has more…
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Business Planning: Setting Goals and Objectives

Article by: Sara Pantaleo Goals are the cornerstone of any successful business. They provide a clear focus, motivate employees and set benchmarks for your company’s progress towards achieving success – whether that be financial or cultural or anything else! Setting SMART Goals      Setting measurable, achievable goals and making them specific will help you focus your…
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The Importance of Business Planning

Article by: Sara Pantaleo An effective strategy and plan are key to success in any business. Plans can help you set goals for your company and develop the best strategy for your organisation’s future, so it’s worth taking your time to develop a solid business plan. Planning is key to making sure your business strategy…
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