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What Counts That We’re Not Counting?
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What Counts That We’re Not Counting?

We know how important it is to keep an eye on the numbers. But what about those “soft metrics” that are harder to track—things like employee satisfaction? They may be more difficult to pin down, but overlooking them can spell trouble for the health of your company.

Tracking Metrics Makes You 2x More Likely to Reach Your Goals
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Tracking Metrics Makes You 2x More Likely to Reach Your Goals

We all set goals in our personal lives, but when it comes to business, it turns out that we’re not nearly as goal-focused. Even though we’ve taken on big risks to start new businesses, the surprising truth is that we’re really not very good at goal setting at all.

A Fast and Easy Way to Build an Expense Budget
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A Fast and Easy Way to Build an Expense Budget

Your expense budget is one of the keys to good management. Set your budget and then track what you actually spend against that budget. Review the results and revise the budget as necessary. Here are the finer details…

If You Want to Grow, Forecasting Is Your Best Friend
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If You Want to Grow, Forecasting Is Your Best Friend

Figuring out whether or not it’s a good time to grow comes down to planning strategically and taking the time to understand what you’ve done as well as and what your opportunities are. Learn more about growth in this interview with LivePlan CEO, Sabrina Parsons.

What Metrics to Track (and What Not to Track)
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What Metrics to Track (and What Not to Track)

Business owners who succeed at meeting their goals have one common thread: They all track their progress towards their goals. And, to do that well, they need to know what metrics and data they should track and what they can safely ignore.