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Location: Sebastopol, California, United States

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Business Consulting Process

Business Consulting Process


All consulting agreements are based on the client’s stated needs for greater clarity, management control and profit.

How it works:

1. Initial 2-hour debriefing session to understand client’s needs.

2. Determine type of projects to focus on - areas of concern regarding profit, management performance, accounting and sales & marketing strategies.

3. After initial meeting a contract proposal for attaining stated goals is presented to client for review and assessment.

4. Contract includes specified target areas, the methods to attain goals and the consulting fees – including retainer fee deposit.

Areas of focus:

· Reestablish or develop operations management control

· Executive and or staff recruiting

· Executive and or staff training

· Increasing sales and profitability

· Decrease costs

· Marketing plans with execution strategies

· Effective financial accounting reports – management style

Typical contract goals:

· Business plan development - including implementation strategies

· Sales & marketing strategies

· Marketing materials

· Sales training - including client account development implementation

· Mediation settlement

· Internet web development and promotional marketing strategies


· Initial debrief session – 2 hours no charge

· Contract proposal including professional suggestions no charge

· Contract rates are individualized fees formulated for each client

· Hourly rates sliding scale – $25 to $125

· Retainer fee sliding scale – $1,500 to $3,000

· Billing – based on contract weekly or monthly

· Partial professional trade-outs for products or services considered

My intentions for my clients are to provide them a clear direct vision with specific action plans custom designed to meet the goals they want to achieve.