As mid-market organizations face rising costs and stiffer competition, they're looking to productivity and efficiency as a means to boost their bottom lines.
While good leadership is often thought of in terms of things like confidence, integrity and passion, experts say executives can enhance their leadership skills by focusing on their "emotional intelligence."
Mid-market companies continue to invest in security technology to reduce their risk of cyber attacks, but research indicates that employees are their biggest vulnerability.
As new software solutions expand into all areas of the economy, tech continues to fuel mid-market mergers and acquisitions, and is expected to soar in 2017.
Mid-market companies are investing more effort and capital into enhancing their digital marketing strategies in order to compete more effectively with their larger counterparts on a global scale.
While companies of all sizes continue to struggle with talent and workforce issues, mid-market companies may have some advantages over their larger counterparts in the coming years.
As mid-market companies grow and expand, their leadership structures can quickly become outdated, inefficient and ineffective.
While many mid-market companies are seeing revenues rise, they're also seeing profits decline as they face headwinds like higher labor costs.
In a perilous world of increasing risks, many growing mid-market companies lack sufficient risk mitigation plans.
While rising wages, higher business costs and the potential for higher interest rates may impact mid-market businesses in 2017, there's strong growth potential for those organizations that can meet the challenges and increase efficiencies.