There are a few traits the most successful companies share. Perhaps the most impactful is Alignment. Making sure every level of the organization is aligned with mission, vision and ST/LT goals is of vast importance. Here is a one-pager that can be used to help get this message across.
S.W.O.T. Analysis Template
It is a good best practice to regularly perform a S.W.O.T. Analysis of your entire company or specific divisions, business lines or products/brands within your organization. Here is a simple template you can use to assess your S.W.O and T.
Net Promoter Score (NPS)
One of the fastest tools to measure customer loyalty is the Net Promoter Score. If you are not familiar with the details, you probably will recognize the question “On a scale of 1 to 10, how likely are you to recommend us/our product/our service to your friends and family?”
Mission – Vision – Pledge/Promise
One of the most overlooked first impressions you make with your investors are what your mission statement, vision statement and pledge/promise say about your company. Are those crisp and informative or vague and confusing?