How to Create a Successful SME in 7 Steps

The entrepreneurial myth was explained for the first time by Michael E. Gerber in 1988 in his book, The E-Myth. In The E-Myth, Gerber explains why most small businesses fail and what they need to do in order to thrive.…

How to fail your digital transformation in 5 easy steps

Let’s say you’re thinking about computerizing your business to support your company’s growth and performance. “We need a CRM system (Customer Relationship Management)! It will help our sales team sell more products/services.“ “We need an ERP system (Enterprise Resources Planning)!…

What’s the big deal with innovation?

The following sentence is not new, but it certainly is repeated to you constantly: If you don’t innovate, you die. People tell you that you should innovate in terms of sales, processes, products and services, customer service… Let’s be realistic:…

Differentiate your business from the competition with the Blue Ocean Strategy

Presented by Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne in 2005, the Blue Ocean Strategy involves creating a new demand in a market segment not exploited by your competition. You may want to read the 7th principle of The Art of War.…

How to Make Sure Your Strategic Planning Is a Success in 5 Easy Steps

Your strategic planning dictates what actions will be taken in the next year. It must therefore be effective, but also meet high quality standards. Step 1: Define your current condition Document your current value creation model. Map your value flow,…

Discover the Supervisor’s Ideal Routine

In many companies, the front-line manager (supervisor, team leader, coordinator, foreman, etc.) spends his/her time playing firefighter and extinguishing fires. However, being a front-line manager is not only about solving problems. A front-line manager must take the time to effectively…

7 conditions to successfully transfer your family-owned SMB

Entrepreneurs… You think you passed through the greatest difficulties during the last years to build your SME? We’re sorry to burst your bubble, but there’s still one challenge you have to overcome. Most of the SME’s in Quebec are family-owned…

How to Make Sure Your Strategic Planning Fails in 10 Easy Steps

Pretty tempting, isn’t it? Here are the 10 steps you should be taking right now to achieve failure. Ask all your departments to make a list of their main issues. Get together and spend 8 hours discussing your business mission…

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Entreprise responsabilisée ™, où en sommes-nous?

Depuis deux ans, JPD Conseil vit une belle transformation organisationnelle. Nous sommes passés d’une entreprise traditionnelle, à une Entreprise responsabilisée ™ (marque déposée de JPD Conseil). Fini les titres, fini la hiérarchie, fini les bureaux fermés pour les associés, vivement le…

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