I work mainly with owners and managers of small and medium sized businesses* to get to the root of how they can make their business better - either in turnover, profitability… or just so they can have a life as well as running a business. I then I work with them to develop a plan, make sure we’ve got the resources we need and help or support them through the implementation. It sounds simplistic but no two businesses or clients are the same. One client describes me as a "business catalyst".
My background in the day-to-day management of businesses ranging from £3m-£30m turnover each with a small executive team and my responsibilities were wide, diverse and demanding has developed my ability to identify and prioritise what really needs doing and making it happen, whilst still keeping an eye on the day-to-day demands of the business.
Now clients use that experience to help them develop their business. The range of issues clients ask me to help with is wide and diverse from mentoring on all aspects of the business to specific projects including away day planning and facilitation; training to build and manage an effective network; succession planning; reviewing a business expansion opportunity.
The way clients engage me is:
* turnover of approximately £200k - £10m
Most businesses can’t keep doing more of the same and expect to keep growing, but adapting to stay ahead isn’t easy, or in the words of Charles Darwin “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.”
We work with you to develop realistic, dynamic plans that are yours
For the plan to work the best it can the machine needs to be the best it can be with all the right human, physical and financial resources in place
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