Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Now that I have chosen the consultant to work with me and my organization, how do I introduce the consultant to my people?

What a great question and one that is not to be taken lightly. There are a few clear messages that you need to communicate: …..

There are many signals or messages company owners get that hit them in their gut. And the answer is…I need some help… maybe a consultant of some kind. Where do I go and how do I make a good selection for me and my business?

My Gut Tells Me My Company Needs Outside Professional Help!

There are many signals or messages company owners get that hit them in their gut. And the answer is…I need some help… maybe a consultant of some kind. Where do I go and how do I make a good selection for me and my business?

The signals or symptoms for needing help are:
• The business isn’t as much fun as it was… I don’t have personal time – it is consuming my life!
• Sales are flat and our bottom line is shrinking
• I have a couple great customers that represent over 60% of our business… what happens if….
• I just lost a good employee to a competitor….I never saw it coming
• Our bank does not want to add to our credit line
• I promoted John to management… now I have to manage for him
• I am thinking of placing my son in a leadership role how do I prepare him
• I will want to cut back in a few years but I don’t have someone to take over the leadership
• This is the third time I have hired someone to run my accounting and admin …nobody seems to work out

These are a few of the thoughts that every owner faces sooner or later- where can I find help? Which consulting service is right for my company to get us to the next level? Notice, I have not said here are the problems- these are only indications of a problem. A problem must be defined and agreed upon before it can be solved.

Here are a few things that you may consider in choosing a consultant…..