Author Archives: Valerie Toscano

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About Valerie Toscano

Valerie Toscano is a business consultant at Valiant Mind in New York, NY.
EMAIL: valerie@valiantmind.com
BIO: About Valerie Toscano
PHONE: 917-862-4720

Where Business Leaders Get Stuck & How to Progress Onward
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Where Business Leaders Get Stuck & How to Progress Onward | Valerie Toscano

There's an old adage that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” This well-known phrase is poorly applied to business. What should a business owner do if the “it” is not broken per se, but merely status quo? Many small businesses can get stuck in old patterns that—at one point—were keys to success. While the initial game plan may have resulted in achieved goals, it may no longer lead to growth. Despite this, business owners struggle to embrace and implement new formulas.

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What Business Leaders Need in Order to Focus on the Big Picture
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What Business Leaders Need in Order to Focus on the Big Picture | Valerie Toscano

Larger companies generally have a hierarchy of managerial staff who understand how to preserve the health of the business—involving the CEO in decisions only when necessary. These individuals are trusted resources that allow the CEO to focus on the big picture.

Often, smaller companies do not have the luxury of a fully developed staff. As a result, the business leaders are much more involved in the details of their divisions (looking at project plans, etc.).

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Simplicity is the Key to Business Productivity
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Simplicity is the Key to Business Productivity | Valerie Toscano

Businesses can always benefit from simple ideas that result in increased productivity. This is particularly true in a startup environment where a vast amount of work needs to be accomplished in a very short time frame.

Usually, as a result of this scramble, there are a lot of people working in an unstructured way at an extremely fast pace. Yet without process, efficiency is lacking and their efforts can be futile—this is where I come in!

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