What we can do for you
Strategy & Execution
If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.
A solid business strategy that allows for both flexibility and adaptability is key to the success of every organization. Having a plan is akin to having a roadmap on a journey – there may be many ways to reach your destination, but there is always one route that is the fastest, the most efficient, the best road for you.
Getting a great strategy off the ground can be a serious challenge. When you’re busy putting out fires, it’s tough to stop everything and implement a new way of doing business. What you need isn’t more time or more eyes: what you need is the right systems, people, and processes in place to ensure your business runs effectively and efficiently. We can help by bringing in the best minds to do the work, we can provide training and coaching of employees and management, or we can do a combination at any level of involvement.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best return.
Regardless of the size and nature of your business, business owners face many of the same challenges when it comes to finance, from managing day-to-day cash flow needs to securing funds to enhance production, enter new markets and grow their team. Not for profits (NFPs) face particularly unique challenges when seeking the funding they need to grow and develop.
Finding the right investors, funding programs and lenders for your business can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Let our experienced team help you.
Preparing financial projections and business plans takes diligence and financial know-how. Our team of seasoned finance professionals can help you create the financial plans and processes you need to support your business objectives. We also provide coaching and “CFO-for-hire” services to support the implementation of these plans and processes.
Leadership & HR
Management is doing the right things. Leadership is doing things right.
One of the keys to an organization’s success lies in its ability to tap into and mobilize the knowledge and talents of its human capital. The mental, physical and emotional health of your employees is fundamental to organizational success – a comprehensive healthy workplace approach is an integral part of a business strategy. When organizations like yours want employees who are engaged with their missions, values and visions, aligned with their strategic plans, and who believe in where the company is going, that’s where the magic happens.
Competent leaders are able to harness the power of their employees to inspire them to achieve great things. True leaders are able to engage the hearts, the loyalty, and the full range of skills of every member of their team – including themselves.
Make your audience feel something and they’ll go
to the ends of the earth for you.
From research to execution and all the steps in between, we’ll craft marketing strategies and campaigns tailored to your needs, and focused on results.
Brand development is not just about logos, tag lines and graphic standard manuals. It’s about figuring out WHY your brand exists, getting to the heart of it. We’ve successfully branded and rebranded everything from small manufacturers to major fundraising campaigns. And enjoyed every minute of it.
In the digital field, we offer way more than just websites, we know how to leverage and gain traction through a plethora of web and social media marketing strategies, engineering-as-marketing, stunt marketing, video and content marketing.
In this age of global competition, production efficiency is often the difference between success and failure
Sometimes looking at the same bottlenecks multiple times, with the same filters, results only in moderate incremental improvements. An experienced operations strategist brings a new set of eyes and ideas with years of practical experience to the table, helping you make improvements leaps, before your competitors do.
Many people think that Lean is all about cutting; reducing the work force, cutting inventory, cutting time, etc. However, what Lean really is, is a growth strategy: It is about enabling market share gains and being prepared to enter new markets.
Let us show you how the right processes, applied in the right way, can deliver quantum leaps in your ability to grow sustainably.
Looking to expand your market share? Expand your market.
The concept of growth and market development means locating new opportunities for your business. But what is the best route – geographic expansion, a new product offering, or a new target audience? And how do you adjust your marketing, manufacturing and logistics? Let us help.
Exporting to new global markets is more accessible to small and medium sized businesses than ever before. Whether you are feeling the pressures of global competition or are already convinced that the next stage of growth for your company is to be found in opening a new export market, our team of experts can guide you.