Growth Readiness Workshop on 7/31!

Jun 6, 2023 | News & Updates

Registration is now open for the Growth Readiness Workshop presented by Doug Howard, President, and Senior Consultant for Growth Team Strategies. This event will be a high-energy, informative and entertaining workshop designed for business owners that want to bring their business to the next level.

The 90-minute program will provide the ideas, tools and real-world examples for determining where you want to take your business and developing the strategy for getting there. Attendees will leave with easy-to-use templates and clear “next steps” for taking their company through the process of planning for growth.

The workshop will be held Wednesday, July 31 at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1871 Gettysburg Village Dr. Registration & breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. and the program will run from 9-10:30 a.m.
The cost of the event is $49 for Chamber members and $69 for future members. This program is valued at $200. The deadline to register is July 24.

If you would like to register for the event, click here!

Why Growth Readiness Matters

Imagine this: you’ve planted a seed, eager to watch it blossom into a vibrant flower. But without proper sunlight, water, and fertile soil, that seed struggles. Growth in business is similar. Chasing expansion without the groundwork for success can lead to stunted progress or even collapse.

This is where growth readiness comes in. It’s the process of assessing your organization’s ability to handle an influx of customers, revenue, or employees. A growth-ready company has a clear strategy, strong internal processes, and a culture that fosters adaptation.

Why is growth readiness so important?

  • Minimizes growing pains: Rapid growth can strain resources, leading to stressed employees, disjointed communication, and frustrated customers. By identifying potential bottlenecks beforehand, you can proactively scale your systems and processes.
  • Maximizes return on investment: Throwing money at marketing or hiring sprees won’t guarantee success. Growth readiness ensures you have the infrastructure to capitalize on new opportunities and efficiently convert leads into customers.
  • Attracts and retains talent: A company on a stable growth trajectory is an attractive prospect for top performers. Growth readiness demonstrates your commitment to creating a sustainable and supportive work environment.

So, how do you assess your growth readiness?

Start by evaluating your core competencies, market position, and financial health. Analyze your internal processes for efficiency and scalability. Don’t forget your company culture – is it adaptable and open to change?

Growth is exciting, but don’t let it outpace your foundation. By investing in growth readiness, you’ll ensure your business thrives, not just survives, on its journey to success.

Contact us to prepare for growth today.