Pro-actions Business Blog

The  Pro-actions business library contains the catalogue of blog articles written by our experienced business coaches, exploring many issues associated with running an SME business. We have classified our blog articles into 9 key areas for ease of access and there is a search function to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Embracing themes like why an owner managed SME business should have a board meeting, how to structure your company for growth, developing KPIs that will add value to your business, and many more.

The Pro-actions business library is an excellent reference tool for ambitious SME owner managers. New articles are summarised and form the basis of our regular newsletters. Sign up below to get our latest thinking delivered direct to your inbox

Role of the Board of Directors?
Role of the Board of Directors?

The principle duties and objectives of a board of directors are to: A. Ensure that the business is run in the best interests of the shareholders. This essentially means running the business to maximise profit within...

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sales strategy for SMEs UK
Constructing a Sales Strategy

A sales strategy is a plan by a business or individual on how to go about selling products and services and increasing profits (Source – Chron). A high proportion of SMEs fail to grow their...

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business-goals
Goals: Essential for business success

According to the Growth Accelerator Hyper Growth Insights Study 2014, 96% of hyper growth businesses planned their ambitious growth in the previous year – this reconciles with our own experience that growth and success don’t...

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Business review yearly taking stock
Time for a Review: Taking stock

Strategy and planning only work when consistently applied over a long period, which means that you can’t implement strategy without following a long-term plan. However, blindly following a long-term plan can also kill a company...

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Marketing SWOT analysis
Marketing plan preparation

One of the most common issues we find is that SME business leaders don’t have a clear idea of how to prepare a marketing plan. Here are five simple steps, which combined with our free...

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Is Your Marketing Plan Fit for Purpose?

Many SMEs don’t have a marketing plan at all and those that do are often dis-satisfied with the result; too general, covering too long a period (12 months in some businesses is a long time),...

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