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Business Development Resources

Useful Business Strategy Resources

Take a look at some resources we suggest.

6 Essential Steps to Accelerate Out of the (Down) Turn


Business Can Be More Predictable


The Ultimate Handbook to Hiring and Motivating Talent

Download the Business Strategy Execution Playbook

Results Business Consultants Playbook

A 1-page strategic playbook for your business, capturing your long and short-term strategic initiatives and progress.

Download the SWOT Worksheet for business strategy development.

Results Business Consultants SWOT Worksheet

Assess your business’ internal capabilities and gaps and identify your opportunities and risks.

Download our Business Execution Plan Worksheet to Increase your business success.

Results Business Consultants Priority Execution Plan Worksheet

Increase the success of your business playbook by building an Execution Plan.

Shape your business strategy. Download the Competitive Analysis Worksheet

Results Business Consultants Competitive Analysis Worksheet

Identify the key forces in your industry by using Porter’s Five Competitive Forces model Competitive Analysis Worksheet.



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Business Growth and Strategy Development Videos

View some of the most popular business growth and strategy development videos.

TED Talk: Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

John Spence: Thoughts on Strategic Planning

John Spence discusses how to uniquely differentiate your business in a way that’s valuable to your target customer, and tips on executing your strategy.

Dan Heath: How to Write a Mission Statement

See why most mission statements are so terrible and what to avoid.

Jim Collins: What is the Hedgehog Concept

What are you passionate about? What are you good at? What drives your economic engine?

Business Development Articles

Articles that stand the test of time on growing a successful business.

Jim Collins: Building Your Company Vision

While your business’ core purpose and values most likely remain fixed, you’ll need to adapt your strategies and practices.

Roger Martin: The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

What strategic planning is, and isn’t.

Edwin Jansen: How to Out-Hire the Giants

Larger organizations often win the war for talent. Or do they? Find out how your smaller business can compete.

Jeff Schmitt: 12 Ways to be the Leader Everyone Wants to Work For

Find out what kinds of leaders draw and develop the best talent.

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