After a quick start, many reach a businesses plateau – a point where growth levels off, and no matter what you try, you just can’t break through to achieve sustained growth.
Where are you on the Plateau?
10 minutes, 28 questions, immediate results.
The 5 Stages of the Small Business Plateau
We offer a quick, Free Plateau Evaluator and then the more comprehensive Spark Business Diagnostic to help you determine exactly what is holding your business back. The free assessment takes about 10 minutes, while the full Diagnostic is a paid evaluation that takes about 90 minutes and includes in-depth questions about you, your team, and the company’s financial performance.
Learn more about the Great Small Business “Plateau” below and give the Free Plateau Evaluator a try.
- Emerging Business
- Churn Point
- Investing in the Future
- Consistent Growth Scalable Profitable
Beyond Start-up, sustainable revenue, beginning to build infrastructure
2 - Equilibrium2
Cash cow, peaceful emerging, balanced business
3 - Churn Point3
Stressed – churn point, difficult to sustain, cannot break through to further/sustained growth – working hard, not growing
As small businesses grow, needs change; what worked for a start-up, may need to evolve to allow the business to scale. It could be new skills or experience, technology, infrastructure, or even different leadership approaches.
Taking risks, new systems, change, innovation, capacity, working toward solutions, investing in future
Systems and talent in place, CEO in appropriate role – consistent growth: scalable, profitable