Looking Forward: The big business strategy trends of the next decade will be driven by purpose over profit

Looking Forward: The big business strategy trends of the next decade will be driven by purpose over profit

Businesses that embrace the idea of purpose and profit being “inextricably linked” are those that will drive the innovations of the future and see long-term profitability. How will that play out over the next decade? Here are some of the big strategic trends that forward-thinking businesses are looking at for 2019 and beyond. 

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Looking Forward: The big 2019 tech trends that business owners should watch

Looking Forward: The big 2019 tech trends that business owners should watch

The buzzwords that have led the news this decade, in particular AI, blockchain, AR/VR, and IoT (Internet of Things), are no longer newfangled ideas and hype, but have all evolved into useful technologies that are driving new innovations in the market. Here’s what business owners need to know about what’s happening with these technologies.

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Year-end financial planning for small businesses

Year-end financial planning for small businesses

At the close of the year, small business owners must take on a complex balancing act with their finances to ensure that they’re well-positioned for the coming new year. There are two important factors at play: first, mitigating tax liability while maintaining enough cash; second, positioning the year-end financial reports in a way that the company can easily seek loans or financing for growth. 

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Principles of Process: Successful change management through empathy and empowerment

Principles of Process: Successful change management through empathy and empowerment

When it comes to strategic planning, every business will come across the need to institute a major organizational change, whether it’s implementing a new technology, establishing different operational processes, restructuring staff, or changing employee culture. How can you ensure the change is successful and adopted through the organization?

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Civic Minded: 4 types of local public/private business organizations to benefit your company

Civic Minded: 4 types of local public/private business organizations to benefit your company

Businesses that are active in local business organizations often benefit from the network of local business leaders, as well as the advocacy of their interests to the local government. Here are four types of local business organizations that you can find New York City and beyond, along with the numerous benefits and resources that they provide to business owners.

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