Tag: business consultants

Tag: business consultants

Using the Strategy of Informal Leadership


  Do you have informal leaders in your organization?  Someone that can either pull a team together or tear it apart?  You probably already know who it is–the one employee who…

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Strategic Planning: A Process to Success


 Did you know that October is International Strategic Planning Month?  Not a widely celebrated event—I doubt even Hallmark has cards to mark this momentous occasion.  However, it is the time…

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Employing a Facilitator — Empowering Your Business


Hiring a facilitator – or consultant or strategist or planner – can be a daunting experience. First, you have to know what want to accomplish.  Do you believe your business is…

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No Growth Plan


  No Growth Plan As a consultant, I meet with business owners in all stages of growth—from companies just starting to companies planning an exit strategy.  Nearly every one that I meet…

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Creating the Future With Why


We do business strategy consulting.  But what keeps us going client after client is the why we do it.  As a group, we enjoy teaching executive leadership and their companies…

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Leadership Lessons Learned in Childhood


Anybody who knows me knows that I can talk.  I often laugh that I am still making up for lost time.  You see, I had a speech impediment as a…

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Learn to Color Outside the Lines


When did you stop thinking like a child and turn into an adult?  When did you set aside wonder, play, imagination, and innocence to put on the drab attributes of…

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Tips for a Requirements Analysis (Part II)


This is part two of Tips for a Requirement Analysis.  In this article, I am addressing the people component of your system implementation.  Remember, these tips can be used for…

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Great Kitchen: No Outlets (So there is a reason for the blueprint!)


Many years ago my ex-husband and I were building a home.  It wasn’t anything fancy, but it was our first home, and we were excited.  I was in hospital risk…

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Vision: The Beginning of Business Process Improvement


Recently I was contacted by a local company to discuss a proposal for business process improvement.  In a very limited discovery stage, I determined the CEO of the company did…

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