Many people who start a business have a fairly good understanding about the operations but lack training or experience in other aspects of the business such as accounting, marketing, technology integration, business diversification and growth, etc.
There are several ways to learn more about the critical success factors of starting and growing a business. Consider joiining a group such as outlined in the handbook "Starting and Growing My Business" developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. (This handbook can be downloaded Free by clicking on the image to the left.)
Another way to learn more about how to successfully reach your business goals is to take community college courses. Consider enrolling at your local campus or on-line. Located to the left are links to both local, in-state and out-of-state schools.
For business owners who need professional consultation consider contacting a business consultant. Listed on the left is a participating firm which offers free 2 hour consulation. Click on the image for details.