Entrepreneurial Growth Consultants for Small Business
We partner with small business owners and CEOs to help them reach their goals. Applying our knowledge and experience, we develop solutions for achieving profitable growth.
Our mission is to address the business challenges that stand in the way of success. Taking a strategic and entrepreneurial approach, we address typical performance issues such as:
- Lack of growth
- Slow sales
- Poor profitability
- Declining market share
- Weak competitive position
- Lack of focus
- Commodity products
- Lack of pricing power
- Weak marketing
- Poor branding
Real Solutions for Business Growth
Perhaps you’ve tried a lot of different things to improve sales but success always seemed to be around the next corner. It may be time for a new approach and fresh ideas.
We start each engagement by determining your strategic competencies and what’s working and what’s not. Next, through a discovery process that includes gathering market intelligence, analyzing new markets, and studying the competition, we identify the best opportunities for growth.
Cookie-cutter solutions won’t work. Our consulting engagements are always tailored to your unique situation to provide effective solutions to your issues. We’ll create a smart business strategy and a realistic action plan to make success happen.
Strategy, Action, Results
To win in today’s competitive markets, you need a sound business strategy. Lots of activity without a clear plan is not a recipe for success.
Marketing fads, that idea of the month, or jumping from one initiative to the next without completing anything. Without focus and clear goals, you’ll spend a lot of time and money with little to show for it.
We take a strategic approach to help you outsmart the competition and achieve success.
Peter Drucker said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it“. Be proactive, take the initiative and create your company’s future.
The Key to Success: A Sound Action Plan
This is not the time for quick fixes. Silver bullets don’t exist. You have to figure out carefully what your firm should be doing to achieve success. After you’ve developed the business strategy you can start working on the details of how it’s going to get done.
The comprehensive action plan for your firm will spell out in detail, step by step, how to put the business on the right track. If needed, we can help you with the implementation of the plan as well. After all, that’s where the rubber hits the road.
Who We Are
We’re a Michigan-based group of experienced B2B consultants focused on helping small firms to survive and thrive.
Our mission is to provide results-oriented business consulting but without the “big-budget” mindset of larger consulting firms.
In particular, we work with B2B firms with annual revenues between $5M and $50M. We specialize in supporting engineering, technology, and manufacturing companies.
How We Help
We become your advisor, think-tank, problem-solver, and sounding board. Think of us as the architects of your blueprint for success.
Our small business growth consultants develop solutions by challenging the status quo, asking tough questions, testing assumptions, and thinking outside the box. We take an analytical, data-driven approach to address your business problems.
We help you target the right markets, sell the right products, and at the right price. In addition, we make sure that your firm is clearly differentiated from the competition and has a compelling Value Proposition for your target market.
Business-to-business markets are different from consumer markets. Our growth consultants have years of experience working with B2B companies. We know B2B.
In particular, we focus on companies operating in the engineering, technology, and manufacturing market sectors.
No end-less discussions or analysis by paralysis, but practical solutions for business growth. Solutions that move the needle.
Independent, “fresh eyes” business advice. Real-world solutions that change the trajectory of your firm.
No guesswork, shooting from the hip, fads, or cookie-cutter approaches. Simply solid information gathering, careful analysis, smart thinking, bold decision-making, and committed implementation.