Business Consulting

  We get calls from managers about this all the time. A high performer in the company is behaving badly, and you have tried every technique in your management tool kit (and then some) to reign him in. Nothing seems to work.  Typically, this guy is critical to the success of the company, and you Read more


If you think of starting a business as a journey, with success (however you define it) as the endpoint, then its a smart idea to create a “road map” to your destination. Crafting a roadmap is the very first step for launching any business be it the next GOOGLE or your idea for selling hand-crafted sweaters for dogs. Consider spending Read more

If you’re a small business owner, you are probably looking forward to the day when you have more clients than you can handle, and a flood of work.  But when it actually happens, it can be very overwhelming. Your current clients want their needs met yesterday, you have new business leads that go untapped, and Read more

Considering a New Business?

Many people are starting their own businesses, and you may be thinking about it too. The lure of controlling how you spend your time, money, and energy is motivating more of us to become entrepreneurs. And the range of businesses is very broad – from home based jewelry and craft businesses, to restaurants, skin care, computer/technology Read more

Effective communication in the workplace solves many issues before they turn into unhealthy conflict that disrupts teamwork. Unhealthy conflict can arise when communication breaks down within any size organization or team. And, when interpersonal conflict arises, people are unhappy on the job. Here are some simple ways to communicate more effectively to help your team Read more

There are many good reasons to bring a partner into your business. It may be as simple as the desire to collaborate with a colleague, or the need for additional financing, a particular skill set you don’t have, or other resources. Creating a partnership can be a fruitful way to grow your business, but to Read more