You want your business to remain financially sound, stay ahead of your competition, and keep up with industry trends. You want to help your employees develop to the next level and work with efficient productivity. Throughout each of your busy days you also need to create new ways to manage down costs, review new technology options and weigh out the cost and benefits for improvement. Top business’s look forward to getting an additional analysis from an outside source. I can help you review specific areas to maintain consistent progress and success. My reviews are honest, and fact based. In addition, I will develop the right plan to get all identified opportunities closed on time.
Many challenges can arise between periods when running your business. Rising costs of goods or transportation, weather, out of stocks, over or under-allocated inventory, fixed service increases and much more. Identifying and adjusting to these opportunities early is critical for maintain consistent financial wellness for your organization. I can help in many areas. Market share analysis will ensure you are getting your fair share of business. Calculating accurate price adjustments to costs increases without risking top-line sales. Surveying new options for managing down fixed costs. Reviewing operational efficiencies to offset increasing labor and benefit costs. In most cases you are aware of many of these challenges but just need some temporary assistance to get these tasks closed quickly. I can help!
Knowing all the areas where you recognize your desire for improvement can certainly become overwhelming. Breaking down the big picture and developing an efficient planning process is key. Constant meetings are not the answer. Communicating the plan with specific assignments and responsibility commitments are necessary. Selling the idea to your teams is critical for their belief in the project and understanding the benefit. With the right approach these projects will not only benefit the bottom-line but instill confidence in your team while strengthening your culture. Let me share with you what I have learned from managing many projects throughout my career!
Developing a realistic business plan is an important key to business success. Unfortunately, in many cases an annual plan gets prepared and ends up in a file drawer. I will help you and your teams to remain focused on all the company’s goals and objectives. Most importantly accomplishing these key items throughout the year are critical to progressive improvement. Let me share many tips on the best way to maintain focus on these annual objectives.
Competing in the marketplace can be a little complex. First, have you defined what do I want my business to look like? What are my key points of difference? Are these an advantage over my competitors? These answers are critical in defining a go to market strategy. Have you built a brand on quality and service with educated associates? Then what’s the added cost for your customers to benefit from your service? If you are a retail business and your brand is known for cleaner, safer, and well-staffed stores you should benefit from a better positioned offering. No need to match the lesser competition, you deserve to charge more in leu of you investing in the additional costs to deliver a better product. I can assist with a fresh look at product selection, operational efficiencies, Vendor and inside movement reports and much more. With continued costs, rising quality and service will resonate to your customers.
A passion of mine is developing todays new generation! I have many training modules to help your teams think a little different about their commitment and benefits related to working for your organization. Because of my depth of experience, I prepare my presentations with easy-to-understand examples, mostly visual. Understanding your audience maybe experiencing the information for the first time is extremely important. My approach is teaching simple steps leading up to fully understanding the complete subject. From popular time-management training to key leadership training I can add value for your organization. Let's discuss some options?
It can sometimes be lonely at the top. As the key leader in your area every decision counts! You must think through what and who you can share with when evaluating needed change or strategy. A particular employee opportunity may be able to be handled a new way that you haven't experienced yet. There already may be hidden talent on your team that is ready to grow! Leadership is challenging more than ever before. Providing feedback in todays sensitive population requires tact with honesty. Communication and visibility are a strongly required. What can I do to be a better leader or just explore new ways to coach, mentor and inspire? It's not always about money that brings the best out of people. It's the experience from your leadership. Let's talk about some everyday opportunities. You may be surprised what you are missing.
Are you convinced that your business's cash flow is at its max? Breaking down each product segment of your business is critical to ensure you are realizing your best inventory turnover. In todays environment new products are introduced at record rates as every manufacturer is looking for an advantage. I can help you analyze the data, react to product assortment, while achieving your profit objectives. Planning these reviews throughout the year will benefit operations while providing improved cashflow.
Preparing a marketing budget is not that difficult. Where to spend these allotted funds is much more difficult. Evaluating the results of a campaign may not always be so easy to identify. Should we run it again? Will we benefit more if repeated over time? What can I afford to promote? What can I offer to take advantage seasonally? People respond to value and need reminders especially if you are their business of choice. Lets discuss your current program and look a several options and new avenues to promote your products and raise your brand's awareness!