Sizing up your Business Environmental Analysis What is the size of your business? Contribution Analysis Is there enough time in the day to get all the work done? Does the condition of your business allow you to take holidays and leave the business when you need to? Product/Service Analysis What does your business produce? Do you have outstanding projects or work? Do you have formal systems and procedures in place? Are your processes efficient and streamlined? Previous Next Sizing up your Finances Competitive Analysis What strategy do you have in place and what exactly are you doing about it? Financial Management Does your business stick to a clearly defined budget? Do your financial records provide you with the information you need to run the business? Do you have systems in place to manage your customer accounts? Do you know how much you are owed at any one time? Have you had any bad debts or monies owed to you in the last six months that are still outstanding? Sales Who does your business sell to? Do you rely on a small number of key customers? How robust is your sales process? Previous Next Sizing up your Marketing Customer Satisfaction How price focused are your customers? How would customers rate your business? Marketing Management What importance would you place on getting new business in the next 12 months? Do your current marketing activities generate enough leads? Do you have a current database? How often do you contact your existing customers? Are there more prospects who could buy your product/service? Previous Next Sizing up your Team Personnel Management Which HR systems do you have in place? (choose all that apply) How is your staff turn-over? Do you rely on a small number of key staff? Would your business have trouble coping with staff absence? How would you rate your staff's reliability? How would you rate your staff's productivity? Contingency Planning How often do you do financial planning? What is your cashflow outlook for the next 12 months? Do you have an exit strategy? Have you ever worked with a business coach or consultant?
Would you work with a business coach/expert?