Mike GomezThe ten elements are obvious; they are the 10 Commandments for managing a business — but few of us large and small implement them. Would that more buyers and sellers here at market could take the time away from trying to make their business succeed to once again be reminded of the essential ingredients for success:

  1. Have a plan: 3 year strategic plan — 1 year action oriented tactical plan
  2. Hold yourself and your employees accountable
  3. Behave like a CEO not a manager
  4. Make good hiring decisions
  5. Understand your core competencies
  6. Identify your ideal customers and target them
  7. Exceptional Customer Services
  8. Manage cash wisely
  9. Know your competition and
  10. Be willing to utilize outside expertise.

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