Starting and growing a business can be overwhelming.
You’ve got to decide whether to invest more in this business, or change your focus. As business owners, we’re in a constant state of “fight or flight”. You have no idea where all your money is going, how much you’re making or whether you are profitable. There are so many details and so many demands, but with some time and patience, you can learn how to clarify what your customers want, find new sources of revenue, streamline your operations costs, set up new systems and processes and manage your finances.
I work with small businesses and startups, helping them clarify and understand their customers, their offerings, their strategies and all of the operational details that are necessary to run a business – those things that no one else talks about but are critical in order for a business to grow.
Quick Start Programs
Not sure where to start? Choose a Quick Start package to get you going. Each of these packages addresses a specific area of your business that may need the most help right now. Each is designed to help you learn as we go, so that you can continue to build your expertise in your business.
When I work with business owners to develop a plan for their business, I always make sure we keep going until they know exactly what they are doing tomorrow, and the next day, and the next week. This makes the difference between a plan that gets executed and a plan...read more
Building a business plan is arguably the most dreaded task for an entrepreneur. It’s difficult to know where to start and the Internet is teeming with downloadable templates that range from slick and corporate to something that looks like it was made for a Grade 5 class project. Invariably, they are many pages long without any content, and assume you have answers to a whole bunch of questions you haven’t even considered yet.read more
In business, we need to work with others in partnership – whether internally or externally. Collaboration is not passive – it’s a process.read more
After building a strong customer base in another region, this Registered Massage Therapist has moved her business to a new location and needs to build the same strong clientele in her new home. A market assessment, customer profile development and value proposition definition will help her to stand out amongst the existing businesses in here space.
This high energy, funky new clothing line makes technical activewear for women. They have had some great success with the launch of their first two seasons of clothes but needed to assess whether their current business model would scale as production demands increase.
My client came to me three years ago, looking for help on stabilizing their financials and creating a plan for growth. Together, we have built a strong financial management foundation, production improvements and strategic plan for growth.
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