Forecast for the Weather Ahead:
MASTER THE BUSINESS STORM CYCLE
Your business is doing phenomenal. Growth like never before. Everyone is on their toes, working overtime, hunkering down through this whirlwind of growth.
Maybe you even hire a handful of new people, invest in new technology in systems . . .
How long can such a level of success and growth last? Well, the answer lies in the old adage, “What goes up must come down.”
Without the proper strategies in place, employees will be laid off. All that investment in new ITwasted.
But despite the storms of high and low growth to come, you can build the perfect storm shelter to make it through the volatile business atmosphere.
In Surviving the Business Storm Cycle: How to Weather Your Business’s
Ups and Downs, Dave Hopson of Triumphus coaches you through the four phases any business will find itself in sooner or later:
2. High growth: Tornado
3. Deceleration: Avalanche
Don’t let the storms destruct what you’ve worked so hard to build. Every phase presents its own opportunities and challengestake advantage, learn, and grow with the proven strategies presented by Dave Hopson.
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About the Author
Dave Hopson, PhD, serves as managing partner of the information technology consultancy at Triumphus. Since 2007, Dave has been providing the leadership and innovation required for companies to achieve a return on investment from major programs, process reengineering, and mergers and acquisitions.
Before entering his role at Triumphus, Dave served as team leader for the USMC 3rd Recon, specializing in antiterrorism, hostage rescue, and special-ops logistical planning, after which he received his BS in political science from Sam Houston State University. Furthering his education, he went on to receive a master of arts in international studies (MAIS) and PhD in international relations/econometrics from Claremont Graduate Universityall qualifications that fit aptly in with his passions of economic empowerment, human rights, politics, and science and technology.
With his team at Triumphus, Dave is able to bring CIO-level experience to companies to lead programs for consolidation, process amalgamation, and change agents.
Table of Contents
About the Author xv
1 Technology Isn't Enough 5
2 Butterflies and Business 19
3 The Start-Up Phase 37
4 There's Good News-and There's Bad News 49
5 What Goes Up Must Come Down 61
6 The Cycle Doesn't Stop! 73
7 Putting IT into Focus 87
8 A Plan That Works 103