VISIBLE PROGRESS BLOG

It’s time for retail bankers to get serious about relationships building and cross selling.

Retail bankers are known for being nice helpful people… But they also come across as not really knowing their products or how customers benefit by using them. It’s no wonder….most banks put so little effort into preparing their retail team members with a deep…

Don’t Wait – Build The Team You Need for The Future Now

It seems like things are slowing down. Companies are pulling back. I am hearing more about targeted layoffs and downsizing again. Seem like just yesterday companies couldn’t find people, now they are letting them go. From all indications, this will likely be the case…

How to evolve your business regularly to meet the demands of a constantly changing market

(Co-Authored by Tim Scholten & Aaron Schulman) If the last few years has taught business owners anything, it’s how to quickly adjust and evolve to keep up with all the challenges and changes brought on by COVID and rapidly changing mandates and business…

How to get your team to commit 100% to your strategic plan

(Co-Authored by Tim Scholten & Aaron Schulman) The first 5 steps of our Market Beating Strategy TM set your business up for unparalleled success.  Once you master these, your ability to guide your team to increasing achievement has virtually no limits. In step 1,…

How to quickly choose effective business goals and get 100% team buy in

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) The first 4 steps of our Market Beating Strategy TM create a great foundation for success that will allow you to see the initiatives and goals from your strategic planning process actually become a reality. In step 1,…

Is your strategic plan a total waste of time? How to assess properly so your planning doesn’t collect dust on the shelf.

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) Whether you are a business owner, a sole-proprietor, a non-profit, or a financial institution, you will need to learn how to properly “assess” your business strategy and tactics so that you not only have proper goals,…

How to Properly and Regularly Forecast to Grow Your Business and Avoid Significant Pitfalls

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) How does forecasting work and how do top performaing entrepreneuers and companies use it to stay on top? How can it be done accurately and predictably? How can you be sure that your business is going to stay ahead of…

How to Diagnose Your Business Issues So You Can Break Through to More Profitability

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) If you don’t know how to accurately diagnose root causes to bottlenecks and problems in your business, you will never figure out how to clear the actual issue so your business can thrive the way it can and should. But…

How to Frame Your Business For Crystal Clarity and Guaranteed Growth

(Co-Authored by Aaron Schulman & Tim Scholten) Framing is the first part of the 7 Part Market Beating Strategy that Visible Progress has used over the past 25+ years to help hundreds of businesses thrive… but what is framing? Why is framing so important? What…

The Bottleneck in Your Business is the Key to Your Breakthrough

Using Bottlenecks to Accelerate Your Business Growth. Every Bottleneck presents an opportunity for growth. The issue is, that many business owners go forward with business as usual without realizing there is a bottleneck in their business flow, or they suspect things…