Declining Sales/Profits– A common issue in these difficult times. Many companies are seeing higher prices for raw materials and labor at the same time as customers are resisting any price increases. We can help you develop and implement a strategy to return the profitability to your company.
The Desire to Grow the Business– We can help you analyze your business to determine which segment of your business is the most profitable and thereby determine the best and most profitable path to growth. We can develop a Sales and Marketing plan. We can even help you get your company listed as a vendor to the Federal Government under the Small
Business Set-Aside Program
Employee Issues– Are you running your business or is your business running you? How do you motivate employees so that they become self-managing and self-directing work teams with their goals aligned with yours? We have experience developing Employee Motivation Plans for hundreds of companies.
Interim Management– We have experienced managers and contacts in many different industries. We can help you with interim management whether it is to fill a short-term need or for an employee illness or for a longer-term need such as while you search for a candidate to fill a permanent position.
Lower Margins/ Increased Competition– Are your margins being squeezed by your customers or your competition? Are your competitors outsourcing overseas? Are there more competitors moving into your business.
Strategic Planning/Business Plan Development– As the old phrase goes “If you don’t know where you’re going it doesn’t matter how you get there.” Every business needs a plan and, increasingly, lenders require a business plan prior to approving a business loan or a credit line. Every company should have a Strategic Plan that is reviewed regularly. Our consultant can help you develop a plan including performing relevant market research for your industry in your marketplace.