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How to increase business efficiency or reduce inventory
Entrepreneurs always have the question of how to increase business efficiency. Efficiency in a small business needs to be increased constantly, looking for new ways and opportunities. And one of the possible ways to increase efficiency in your business is to reduce inventory, however strange it may seem. We’ll talk about this today.
Why less inventory is a more efficient business?
First, inventory is a cost. First you need to purchase them, and then store them in a warehouse (which, by the way, is most likely for rent, no?). Continue reading
How to do a SWOT analysis (part 3)
Step 3. SWOT matrix
Having calculated all the factors influencing the business and grouping them into four squares, we get the SWOT analysis matrix, as in the photo below. Thus, we classified all possible impacts on our business in 4 categories: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Thanks to this matrix, we better understand our own business, and, accordingly, it is easier for us to make competent decisions.how to do swot analysis
SWOT analysis matrix
Step 4. SWOT Strategy
Stroking the matrix on the SWOT, it is easy to see that in each square two elements intersect. From this “intersection”, in fact, we can extract a separate business strategy and, on the basis of it, develop a business. Continue reading
The main tasks of an entrepreneur, or what and how to do if you are an entrepreneur (part 2)
Are you not a psychic? Sorry. Well, let’s do it, then somehow differently. OK stop, seriously. No superfluous feelings are meant. Remember, we have already called control one of the main tasks of an entrepreneur. I said there that everything needs to be measured and controlled. So, from these your measurements you must draw some conclusions. To analyze and draw real, practical conclusions. And on this basis, try to give some kind of forecast. What can change, which way, when, etc., in your business, of course, you understand. The task is not easy, but nonetheless.
In general, taking this opportunity, I’ll say that, of course, you can not perform all the main tasks of an entrepreneur that are listed here. Just like at school, you know, they made 7 out of 10, you get a solid three. Continue reading