Accounting & Bookkeeping

Benchmark of Successful Business

benchmarks of success in business

What are the benchmarks of success in business?

Success in business comes with its own baggage of challenges, risks and downfalls. However, careful research and understanding of financial concepts will lead to the growth of revenue and channelize its progress.

Benchmark of Successful Business

Benchmark of Successful Business

  1. Net Worth:

    A very basic sign of success in business is a gradual rise in ‘net worth’. It gives a clear-cut picture of profitability in which the amount for assets is more than that of liabilities. Thus an ‘indicator of worthiness’ of an organization.

  2. Cash Profits: ‘

    Cash profits’ also function in favour of business earnings that need to keep close tabs on. It works regarding the profit or an increase in revenue and the loss or increase in expenses.

  3. In today’s competition-driven and uncertain business scenarios, your business needs a better calculation strategy regarding securing profit. Just finding out the expenses of the business, which is achieved by the ‘profit first conceptwill do no good.
  4. Earning Per Hour of an Employee: ‘

    Earning per hour of an employee’, as rightly read, makes a difference in working out on the cost that the business incurs. ‘Productivity’ and ‘remote employment’ can be factors that will help to maintain a profitable hourly payroll for each workforce member. Determining the ‘earning per hour as an owner’ takes into account factors such annual salary and the personal savings; minus the annual estimated personal expenses, which on the hourly division will give the minimum earning a calculation, without fiddling with the business savings or profit.

  5. Involvement: ‘

    Involvement’ is essential, but to an extent wherein you need to only set the goals for your staff and business assistants (individual or software) and maximum utilization of modern, online and virtual resources. This will ensure an increase in personal disposable time for you as an entrepreneur. It loosens the strategy of performing tight business schedules from the owner’s end. Also, shifts your attention towards the expansion of your business for recognition on a national and global front; by forming an alliance, opening franchises, licensing your products and other marketing exposures like school and colleges; also securing a government contract as a safe play, which leads to the dynamic nature of business.

  6. Your business needs investment in shares and earnings per $ invested is crucial for success. So, Giving an account of the ‘rate of return’ you have incurred on investment, with ‘earnings per share’ and ‘market price’, be the key determinants.