Positive Business Sustainability Indicators: Focus Your Attention

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jan 21, 2011 2:24 PM ET

Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…


Every day the indications that we are on a road to recovery get stronger.  In fact, according to Discover Small Business Watch business and individuals are poised on these economic indicators ready to hire and spend.  For this reason we ask the question: Where is your business focus in 2011?   Differentiating between reactionary decisions and implementing informed business sustainability strategies can be a fine line, especially in tough times.  Within our professional consulting practice, we often qualify decisions in terms of increased business sustainability and future growth.  Decisions relevant to surviving the last few years may be in direct conflict to the opportunities that lie ahead in 2011.  Ask yourself:   •    Are we cost cutting your way to out of business? •    Have internal resources been reduced to levels that place a strain on operations? •    Are stressed supplier relations creating uncertainty and increased risk on future supply? •    Are our current strategies leading to business instability?   Our sustainability consulting finds the business sustainability leaders are looking beyond the basic ‘stay-in-business’ strategies of a depressed economy to the opportunities of 2011.  Entrepreneur highlights some trends set to make a big impact on the New Year: click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".