Resources

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Why Meeting Structure Matters
Nobody likes meetings. Many people feel most of the meetings they attend could’ve been an email. They lacked direction and resolved little to nothing. It feels as though the team meets just to meet. So, when we at Journey Alliance, insist that...
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What is The Point of Coaching?
Business owners struggle with blind spots. We all do. Coaching provides support by offering fresh perspectives and insights that owners might miss because they're too close to the problem. These resources help owners balance their workload,...
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Overcoming Forecasting Challenges in Business: A Strategy for Identifying and Addressing Blind Spots
Blind spots have a significant impact on a business’s ability to predict challenges. Fixing this issue requires interconnected understanding, effective communication, and strategic planning to enhance forecasting abilities. Inability to Forecast...
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Exit Readiness: Why It Matters at Every Stage
Preparing for exit not only positions a company for a successful future sale but also enhances current operational efficiency, strategic decision-making, and team strength, supporting overall growth and resilience. Think Ahead When you launched your...
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A Missed Opportunity: Manager Development
Neglecting the development of managers is a high stakes game. Developed managers contribute to improved team performance, higher employee engagement, and overall business success The Cost of Poor Leadership A great leader can turn a team around....
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The Power of Role Clarity: Creating an Unstoppable Team
There are many potential causes for a lack of clarity within a team. A lack of role clarity is a frequent culprit. A collaborative role design process enhances efficiency, engagement, and alignment with organizational goals, ultimately leading to a...
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Short-Term Thinking Is a Death Knell in a Tight Economy
Educating employees about profit drivers—volume, price, and cost—transforms them into active participants in the company's success. Supporting long-term growth even in economic downturns. Changing Your Thinking Do your employees know how they impact...
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Processes as A Path to Innovation
Processes are often viewd as barriers to creativity. But the opposite is true. A well-designed process is a jumping point for optimization and innovation. The Benefits of Process Processes are often viewed as necessary evils. They’re seen as...
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How Financial Leadership Can Support Your Growing Business
Fractional CFOs offer a strategic, cost-effective solution for businesses who need high-level financial expertise. Without the commitment to a full-time executive, they aid in managing growth, navigating complexity, and preparing for major financial...

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3 min read

Overcoming Forecasting Challenges in Business: A Strategy for Identifying and Addressing Blind Spots

Blind spots have a significant impact on a business’s ability to predict challenges. Fixing this issue requires interconnected understanding, effective communication, and strategic planning to enhance forecasting abilities.

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Business Team Strategizing

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Exit Readiness: Why It Matters at Every Stage

Preparing for exit not only positions a company for a successful future sale but also enhances current operational efficiency, strategic decision-making, and team strength, supporting overall growth and resilience.

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A Missed Opportunity: Manager Development

Neglecting the development of managers is a high stakes game. Developed managers contribute to improved team performance, higher employee engagement, and overall business success

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Post-it Notes Lined Up

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Short-Term Thinking Is a Death Knell in a Tight Economy

Educating employees about profit drivers—volume, price, and cost—transforms them into active participants in the company's success. Supporting long-term growth even in economic downturns.

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Processes as A Path to Innovation

Processes are often viewd as barriers to creativity. But the opposite is true. A well-designed process is a jumping point for optimization and innovation.

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Pointing at Business Graph

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Values-Driven Decision Making: Letting Core Values Guide Your Business

Core values are essential to a business's DNA, guiding decisions and shaping culture. They go far beyond words on a wall but act as a foundational element for sustainable success and integrity.

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Putting a Name to Pain: Managing Through the Flood Zone

Follow one owner’s journey through the 'Flood Zone' of business expansion. See the shift needed from working harder to working smarter, emphasizing strategic growth and the implementation of sophisticated processes.

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Business Leader Problem

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Why Going Solo Fails Business Leaders

Business owners often operate with no support. There are limitations to what an owner can do on their own though. Ultimately, their ability to make strategic decisions suffers.

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Revitalizing Your Business Model for Sustainable Growth and Profit

Adapting business models is a necessary step for growth. Operational and financial strategy, employee involvement, and technology integration all need updates periodically to meet market demands.

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Working with a Fractional CFO

Learn how Fractional CFOs can bring the insight and clarity you need to make good decisions from a panel of Fractional CFOs.

Exploring Peer Groups

Learn more about peer groups and how they can support you from a panel of chairs and facilitators from some of the largest peer groups in the nation. 

Becoming a Peer Group Leader

Learn from a panel of executives from some of the top peer groups to speak about their models and how to become a chair with their groups.

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Why Meeting Structure Matters
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What is The Point of Coaching?
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Exit Readiness: Why It Matters at Every Stage