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Evaluating Your Startup for a Turnaround
Evaluating Your Startup for a Turnaround If things are not going well at your startup you may want to consider implementing a turnaround program at some level. Here are key points to evaluate your startup's need for a turnaround: What are the customers saying? Review customer feedback to see where…
Managing Employees in a Turnaround
Managing Employees in a Turnaround During a turnaround, it's important to maintain team morale and involve everyone in the process. Here are some key steps to managing the team. Make clear the need for the turnaround. Employees may not have visibility on the financials and don't know how much the…
The Four Rs To Turnaround a Business
The Four Rs To Turnaround a Business A turnaround can take several forms based on the severity of the changes required. Some businesses require a complete overhaul of their operations while others perform a repositioning or rebranding. Here are the four Rs to turn around your startup: Retrenchment. In retrenchment,…
Key Tests of a Turnaround Process
Key Tests of a Turnaround Process In turning around a startup there are key tests you must pass to achieve success. Here's a list of tests: Is the core business viable? If the basic business won't work then no amount of funding or strategy will save it. Do the team…
Best Practices for a Turnaround
Best Practices for a Turnaround There's an old saying, 'Never let a good crisis go to waste'. A turnaround is not only a crisis but also an opportunity to rebrand, redirect, and reposition the company. Here are some best practices for working on a business turnaround. View each turnaround as…

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