‘[tweetmeme source=”RoseA_smallbiz” only_single=false]’ Here are clear indicators that we, small business owners should consider including this in our checklist. If you thought your business is not encountering problems or even thinking that you will never encounter problems, it’s about time you double think!

  • The obvious: sales are decreasing faster than the economy is shrinking.
  • Customers are leaving for reasons that you have control over.
  • Clients complain their calls are not being returned.
  • Clients complain their problems go unresolved.
  • Most projects are over budget.
  • Employees are unsure of company direction.
  • Employee meetings are unproductive and poorly attended.
  • Good employees are leaving.
  • Your receivable and payables are increasing.
  • Expenses are climbing while gross profit is declining.
  • Biggest problem: Your product no longer serves a need.