COMPANY RETREATS Not all company retreats are created equal. If done correctly, company retreats have the power to reaffirm your team's mission and return leaders refreshed. There is important work that goes into planning a retreat correctly. PROS Pre-planning is a...read more
The concept of workplace culture encompasses various facets of an organization: perceived norms, reinforced behaviors, relationships, dynamics, and attitudes. The tone and pace of a workplace can be shaped deliberately or accidentally – leaders of an organization have...read more
SENIOR STRATEGIST JOINS FORGE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Corine Alexander will provide government and commercial contract development services for the company’s diverse clientele. MORGANTOWN, W.VA. - Forge Business Solutions is proud to announce and welcome Corine Alexander...read more
FORGE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS WELCOMES SENIOR STRATEGIST Amy Wagner brings more than 30 years of experience to Forge Business Solutions MORGANTOWN, W.VA. - Forge Business Solutions is pleased to welcome Amy Wagner as a Senior Strategist, bringing more than 30...read more
Taking a business from concept through creation and making it a successful operation doesn’t happen by accident. It takes careful planning and deliberate action through every phase of the business life cycle. Each phase sees different needs and shifts a company’s focus from one thing to another. Knowing where you are in the business life cycle – development, start-up, growth, expansion, or maturity – will help you develop a strategy for success.read more
Running a business is no easy feat. There’s always a sale to be made, a fire to put out, an employee to train, a payroll to be made. With so much going on, it can be hard to justify taking time out to step back and evaluate where things are and what may need to change. But this critical step will make life so much smoother in the long run.
Strategic planning, no matter the size of your business, will give you a plan of action to guide all of the decisions that pop up in your daily work. Should you hire a new employee? Does it make sense to go into a new market? What message should our marketing focus on? While these types of questions may seem overwhelming now, having a strategic plan in place will take a lot of the worry out of the process.
Below, I’ve outlined three big questions that strategic planning will help you answer and how those questions will help you find success.read more
What sets your company apart from the competition? Is it talent? Is it process? Is it a unique solution? It is my experience that your company’s DNA is found in the collective strengths that each individual employee brings to the table. Building Employee Loyalty in...read more