Strategic Business Consulting

Make good business decisions

How are you making decisions?

Your business will always be vulnerable to events it can’t control.

Strategic decisions means focusing on what you can control to continue growing your business.

What do you do, why do you do it and how do you do it? Running a business is performance art in multi-tasking and fast decision making. Call on an external point of view to help review your assumptions and plot your decisions within your business strategy.

Pricing

Ongoing: $220 an hour

Monthly or Quarterly Retainer, including Progress Review and Questions Answered

  • $220 for one hour
  • $1000 up to five hours

What my clients are saying...

Working with Rebecca has given me the insights to grow my business. Her approach makes it easy to see what needs to be done and she has the knowledge to back it up.

- Jason Wade, SiteTrustee

What I'm thinking about business Consulting...

Success Is Not Final

Starting at a young age, we are led to believe that life is fairly linear.  You go to school, then you specialize your field of study, then you start working, then you get promoted, then you retire and start playing bridge.  At some point, we start to suspect this is not entirely true…  The way…

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The Four Stages of Business Growth

Each business will determine its own priorities, ingredients, and exact steps as it develops and grows. But within those variations, there remain four essential stages that a business leader must recognize and manage.  Much like in Italian cooking. There are many ways to make a tomato sauce, but you will have to use certain base…

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Consultant Corner – Your first business task

The first thing, the one thing, the only thing you should do if you can only do one thing for your business? What it is and why it matters. More on this and how to use it in my course “How to Launch Your Business as a Freelance Consultant”, on Udemy or on Skillshare. 

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

“Decision Making”, “Problem Solving”, “Innovation” … We all hear these words in our business every day. But what does it all mean? And how do they fit together? These are all about answering the question: “what should we do next”.  And the title to this post is no accident: when it comes to decisions in…

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Consultant Corner – Business School 101

My thoughts on the essentials to start a business: Product Clients  Delivery Launching your own business? Read the book that will write your foundation: Phrases for Business Success https://amzn.to/2TtloiH

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Learn from Lessons Learned

 It is said that the more you learn, the less you know.  What is really happening is that the more we learn, the more we realize we have to learn.  Which is why every major project, initiative, client, and more deserves to end with a “Lessons Learned” review.  What Lessons Learned are not A list…

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The Best Way To Buy Software

Is to do it last. This post remains relevant to my usual themes, if the subject is more tactical than usual. We all need software tools to run our business, and our choices here can impact business in a good or bad way. The latter happens when the software choice is made first, and business…

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Write Your Business Plan

Because writing the Business Plan is the most important part of it all. Following on last week’s discussion about what investors want to see and why they would give you their money: to pitch an investor you would write a business plan. If you are not pitching investors … write it anyway. Write it for…

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How To Attract Investors To Your Ideas

In all the forums and advice groups in which I participate, this question (and its many variations) is a common one. Not all businesses look for investors, but the answer to this question serves business owners in general planning as well, so it is always worth addressing. Indeed collecting the information you may need to…

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How Do You Keep Up?

“How do you remain ahead of competitors when dealing with digital challenges?” This question was presented in a small business forum, which I frequent. Things happen quickly in digital trends, customer preferences, and life in general, frankly. When a competitor seems to be making noise, the immediate reaction is often to try to one-up them.…

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