Leadership & Team Development

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Leadership is more than a job; a Team is more than a group

Getting there is only half the battle. The other half is being prepared to lead and develop a high performing team.

Just imagine if you were sailing a ship.  You need to know what you are doing, right? It isn't good enough to have a great ship, with state of the art equipment and the most efficient design. If you want to get somewhere, you need to know a bit about sailing. If you want to protect the ship from dangers - both known and unknown - you need to know a lot more.

Just the same - can you sail that mighty ship with an inexperienced crew? What about a crew that doesn't work well together? What about a crew that doesn't perform very well?  What about the crew that will only do the bare minimum required to keep their jobs?

In either case, your ship is going nowhere fast.
This is not unlike running a company: with all of the tools and processes and planning in the world, without being the right leader for the organization, it is going nowhere. In the same way, if you've got the wrong team or even the right team members in the wrong positions, your business is going to be grossly hampered.  Sustainability will be very difficult if not impossible.

When you are ready, we are ready to serve you. We exist to help business leaders like you CREATE | DESIGN | BUILD  extraordinary companies.

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Strategies to Gain Marketplace Advantage

business-strategyWhen you think about the vision that you had for your company when you started it, have you achieved it?  If not, why not? If so, what's next?

Strategic planning for your company focuses on what is next for your company and how to get there.  In a competitive sense, it focuses on how you will leverage what your company does best to beat out your competitors, whether a year from now or five years from now. Our goal with strategic planning is to help you find that blue sky wherein your company can gain market share and charge the prices that will allow you to maximize your profits, whether that is a kink in your competitor's armor or an unexplored opportunity in the marketplace.

Strategic planning is foundational for organizational growth. It helps you determine what resources your company will need and options for attaining them, what direction your company will grow in, and what challenges you will need to overcome. Any company that is serious about growth needs to commit to the development of a plan that will outline the direction of the company.

Learn more about what a strategic plan can do for your company, or how we can help you build one by contacting us or register for a complimentary Coffee & a Consult

Connect Your Customers to your Company

school-principalHave you ever wondered why your marketing isn't getting you the results you want?  Do you want to have a marketing plan that will be more effective than what you have done in the past? Do you understand why your clients buy your products and services? Is it the product? Its price? Availability? Your marketing message?

Your marketing strategy is the key to showing you the best ways to go to market with your product or service, or even what products or services to develop. It shows us what marketing vehicles to use, how much to invest and who to target, making your investment in your marketing activities as precise as a sharpshooter at a target.

Take the first steps toward rolling out a set of marketing tools that will allow your company to pursue and achieve goals. Contact us or register for a complimentary Coffee & a Consult.

Strategies to Attract New Business

ConsultantThe goal is simple: figure out how to leverage your business model, your products and services, your sales and your marketing to increase revenue and profit. That's it.

This combination of components addresses everything your customers or clients experience. Not understanding the impact means that you don't know why your customer is buying - or isn't buying, which means that you are missing out on revenue.

Our business development practice will work with you to help find the best solutions to make your company stand out in your marketplace.  Learn how your company can leverage its resources to gain marketplace advantage. Contact us or register for a complimentary Coffee & a Consult to learn more.

Strategies to Grow Your Company


When your company is serious about growing, you will want to invest in a growth strategy.  A growth strategy is the framework that helps you determine the best path for growing your business, whether increasing the number of customers you can sell, duplicating what you are doing in other markets - foreign or domestic, or licensing what you do to other people through licensing or franchising.

Business growth doesn't happen by accident. Careful planning will ensure that you are making the best use of your resources, have access to enough resources and are driving the company forward. Not having a strategy is like baking a cake without instruction; while you might have the right ingredients, you are very likely not to be successful at it.

Contact us to learn how we can help you get from where you are to where you would like for your company to be. Or join us for a complimentary Coffee & a Consult.