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5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership | Leadership | Scoop.it
Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.
Via Marc Rougier
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The European Balanced Budget Disaster « naked capitalism

The European Balanced Budget Disaster « naked capitalism | Leadership | Scoop.it
A balanced budget requires that private savings minus private investment plus current account deficit ( = capital account surplus) sum to zero. There is little reason to think that such a relationship is compatible with economy ...
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Plans are nothing, but planning is indispensable - Chris Dixon

Plans are nothing, but planning is indispensable - Chris Dixon | Leadership | Scoop.it
December 18, 2012. Plans are nothing, but planning is indispensable. It is widely believed that writing a business plan is a waste of time, because: 1) very few people will read it, and 2) you'll end up changing it along the way.
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Budgeting in Excel makes me cry | CALUMO Blog

Budgeting in Excel makes me cry | CALUMO Blog | Leadership | Scoop.it
I have worked with many organizations big and small and am always amazed that their number one Business Intelligence tool is Excel! It's used for so many things and one of the most painful things is Company Budgets.
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The humble excel spreadsheet is used by organizations big and small.  While an excellent tool, its use is prone to error that magnifies greatly as the spreadsheet become larger and more intricate. 

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Free Your Company from Budgets | Cincom ERP Solutions ...

Free Your Company from Budgets | Cincom ERP Solutions ... | Leadership | Scoop.it
For many companies, budgets are still used as a planning tool, but an increasing number of companies are choosing to forego budgeting. That seems to be a pretty ...
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Every now and then I read a paper suggesting that Budgeting be abandond.  Given the amount of time and money expended on traditional budget excersizes and the perception that they produce nothing we didn't know before.  However appealing this possition seems some sort of planning is required so that a company can guage success and determine where to adjust activities and efforts.  Traditional budgets are often irrelivant but that doens't mean that we shouldn't do it.  Rather, our approach to planning needs to change.

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The four building blocks for a successful business plan

The four building blocks for a successful business plan | Leadership | Scoop.it
Business planning is becoming an integral part of the startup ecosystem. A well crafted business plan gives shape to budding ideas, showcases the unique proposition of the business and highlights the fiscal potential that ...
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A common misconception is that Budgets are about money.  Good budgets have there roots in values and activities to achieve a goal.

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Business Plan Goals & Objectives

Business Plan Goals & Objectives | Leadership | Scoop.it
Find out how to assess your business's goals and objectives, then create a draft for your business plan. (Nice piece on planing your business plan.
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Developing an effective budget hinges on creating goals that are realistic and focused.

 

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