Your guide to growing your small business

Understand everything you need to know in order to grow your small business.

Stages of business growth

Do you want to grow your business but you’re not sure how to create a business growth process? Read the article to find out the different stages of business growth to ensure you’re business is progressing toward increased stability and profitability.

Government assistance packages.  New Zealand will be rolling out a range of support packages and assistance aimed at reducing economic impacts on businesses due to COVID-19. It’s one of the largest in the world on a per capita basis and businesses are being urged to make full use of what is available to them. Let’s review the primary business support measures being rolled out.
Government assistance packages.  New Zealand will be rolling out a range of support packages and assistance aimed at reducing economic impacts on businesses due to COVID-19. It’s one of the largest in the world on a per capita basis and businesses are being urged to make full use of what is available to them. Let’s review the primary business support measures being rolled out.

Business development plan

Continually developing your business with a plan or strategy is a business must. Whether you’re embarking on a new business venture, or ensuring your existing business maintains its edge, you should always have a business development plan or business development strategy in the works. Read the article to find out what exactly is business development and how to create a business development plan for your small business.

How to grow your advisory business

There are no true shortcuts to growing your advisory business, but at the same time there are measurable and incremental ways you can get started on cultivating growth. Read our article to find out how you can start growing your advisory business.

Government assistance packages.  New Zealand will be rolling out a range of support packages and assistance aimed at reducing economic impacts on businesses due to COVID-19. It’s one of the largest in the world on a per capita basis and businesses are being urged to make full use of what is available to them. Let’s review the primary business support measures being rolled out.

Growing your small business FAQs

What are the 5 stages of small business growth?

Business growth isn’t a haphazard process of business development – there are distinct stages to business growth. In fact, we can divide up, monitor, and define the five stages of business growth which ensure long term prosperity. The 5 stages of small business growth are:

  1. Existence
  2. Survival
  3. Success
  4. Take Off
  5. Resources Maturity

Find out all the details of these growth stages in our article.

What are the challenges in the growth stage of a business?

It’s no secret that many businesses will never reach the final stage of business growth. A combination of an excellent idea with intelligent decision making, balancing risk vs reward, and positive cash flow is required.

Many businesses will stay at earlier growth stages of the business life cycle and remain healthy and profitable without the need to progress through every stage of business growth.

Not every successful business has to make the same aggressive or passive decisions for growth. What’s most important is making the decisions that are right for you and your business.

What are the steps you can take to grow your small business?

Growing your advisory business won’t come easily.

There are no true shortcuts to growing your advisory business, but at the same time there are measurable and incremental ways you can get started on cultivating growth which include:

  1. Cement your branding
  2. Become highly referable
  3. Become a beacon of information

Find out the details on the above and how to achieve these in our article.