1. Invest in New Technology
Perhaps your business has grown stagnant because it has fallen behind your competition in terms of the technology you are currently using. Technology changes at a very rapid rate these days. It can sometimes be difficult to keep up with the most current trends because of the money involved. However, it would be a worthwhile investment to buy some of the latest pieces of technology and give classes to your employees to make sure they know how to use this equipment correctly.
2. Hire a Consultant
It can sometimes be very useful to hear the opinion of a person from the outside who has no direct connection to your business. This person can be brutally honest about the things in your business that are not working and need to be changed. You should hire a consultant who specializes in the industry that your business is involved in. A business consultant is an expert in a particular field. He or she will go around to various companies and observe how they operate. The consultant will observe for a sufficient amount of time so that he or she is familiar with all of the various aspects of the business. The consultant will then meet with the CEO of the company and members of the executive staff. It is at this meeting that the consultant will make suggestions about how the business can be improved. An executive coaching company can also provide you with guidance to help your company succeed.
3. Sell different Products
It might be time for you to make a dramatic change. Try selling completely new items you have never sold before. You might be able to attract new customers who never knew about your business