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Six business improvement ideas you can implement today!

Sometimes consultants get a bad reputation for making things more complicated than they need to be. We turn people away when we don't put process improvement tools in layman's terms that anyone can understand.

I was reminded of this when working with a small family restaurant recently. If I mentioned standard work, theory of constraints, 5-S, kanban, or PDCA, I would have been escorted out the door. They aren't used to hearing these terms, like some of our larger manufacturing clients are.

Business Ideas to Avoid

Have you ever thought up an idea so brilliant, you checked it out online to be sure someone else had not thought of it first? There are plenty of innovators working hard to bring us some truly great products and services these days, so it can be tempting to want to share that bit of spotlight for your brilliance. However, some ideas should never even be thought about more than once, much less carried out. If anyone were to spend money on developing these ideas, it would be total chaos.

Niche Marketing: 13 Brilliant Niche Business Ideas

The key to successful niche marketing is to pick a niche small enough to dominate, and large enough to be profitable. It's an extremely delicate balance that requires both skill and luck. But when you strike  that perfect balance, and are able to dominate a niche, you automatically become the recognized expert and authority in your field - and suddenly, your cup runneth over!

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