IEGC releases new study on job creation
Traditionally researchers have looked at either absolute growth or relative growth to evaluate how businesses are expanding. Yet there is a third metric, sustained growth (the number of times a company expands over a period of years) that provides new insights into economic development, says Gary Kunkle, research fellow at the Edward Lowe Foundation’s Institute for Exceptional Growth Companies. Read more at: http://youreconomy.org/pages/insights.lasso.
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Don O’Dwyer has been involved in other roundtables, but prefers the PeerSpectives format. One reason is the focus on inquiry. “Now I use this technique in all my conversations, whether it’s with my family, friends or employees,” says the founder of Raven Bay Services. “I wish I had been using this approach 10 or 20 years ago.”
Growth, while desirable, is full of risk. Planning for growth will allow your company to accelerate its level of activity and meet expenses. To avoid being a victim of success, you must know how much cash you will need to grow, how to get it and how to grow within your budget.