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Stacey Barr shows business owners how to move their business performance from where it is, to where they want it to be, using powerful, transformational measures.
Measurement is not sexy. But that doesn't make it any less effective: if you want to change the performance of your business, measuring will make it happen faster and easier. That's what Stacey is passionate about - making it fun, easy and faster for people to measure what matters in their business, and take control of its destiny.
Having been a soloist since 1999 - and of course closely measuring the performance of her own business - she truly understands how measuring can leverage your efforts to: find more clients; firmly focus on priorities; get more value for your time, and unlock your business potential.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them - George Bern
If you're serious about taking your business destiny into your own hands, then you've got to measure what matters. And you can start with just one measure. Read more13
Does your strategic plan sit on a shelf gathering dust? If it’s full of abstract goals, vague strategies and useless key performance indicators (KPIs), then I bet it does! Here's how you can create a one page strategic plan. Read more18
Why waste time surveying your customers about how satisfied they are with your products and services, when research shows that customer engagement is a far more powerful profit driver than satisfaction? Read more5
Most solo entrepreneurs are "bright idea" junkies who see business performance measurement as tedious and non urgent. Yet wasted time, money and effort can be avoided by learning which bright ideas work and which don't. Read more4
Measuring is about knowing how things really are, instead of guessing. But it's also, possibly even more beneficially, about finding out what really works, instead of guessing. Read on to find out more about the benefits of split testing. Read more2
Business processes are the flows of activities that get things done in your business. Once processes are identified and measured, you can automate, streamline and even redesign them in the best possible ways for your business. Read more12
For better sales conversion, you must eliminate waste. It’s easy to waste too much time and money trying to convert customers and waste revenue from failing to convert customers. To speed up the process, you must measure your Sales Conversion Rate. Read more6
"I know it’s important, but I’m too busy to measure my business results." Sound familiar? Then it’s time to change! Read more7
If you could only measure five results in your micro business, to really ramp up its success, what do you think those five measures would be? Read more7
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