Most people get a physical and blood test from their doctor as part of their annual wellness checkups. Hopefully, your physician will let you know that all your results are within normal limits. That's good, right? How many businesses have a yearly or regular "Business Blood Test" to see if things are within normal limits. Maybe it's to have your business advisors and partners give you a “blood test” for the 5M’s of every business: Mechanics (do you produce a consistent result), Money (can you sustain operations), Manpower (do you have the right people doing the right things in the right way), Marketing (are you attracting enough new business), and Management (are you measuring and leading well). If the areas and have them test your business' blood.