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.
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...
Hiring is difficult. It’s complicated, and confusing, and will take a long time. Here’s one way to simplify your hiring: start with essential skills. What are essential skills? Essential skills are the skills you need for the job but don’t have time to teach. You can teach somebody how to use a hammer to hang…Read More
Because it is not alive. Your business isn’t even a real thing. It’s just an idea. Once people act on that idea and start doing the work, it moves from idea to business. It becomes a “thing”. A business needs people There are many articles written about how to create a business that runs itself. …Read More
Because we don’t know what they will be. Think of all the jobs that exist today but did not exist 20 years ago. Now imagine the other side of the coin: with all the new opportunities we couldn’t have predicted, think of all of the challenges that we won’t be able to predict. We can’t…Read More
A client recently told me that his favorite thing about working with me was the accountability it gave him. We created a new management plan, rolled it out to his employees, and then structured his management meetings. While he enjoyed all this work, the knowledge of upcoming meetings with me, and knowing that the work…Read More
Decisions. What to eat for breakfast. How much coffee to have. Which route to take to work. What to listen to on the radio. What to do first. What to do later. When to take a break. Which shoes to wear. Just some of the decisions we have to make within a few hours of…Read More
Let me start by pointing out that you will not write a “Business Plan” – big B big P – in ten minutes. Not something an investor or a bank would accept. But you can write a preliminary business plan – small b small p – in ten minutes. And that business plan will be…Read More
Perfection: the absence of flaws. Generally filed somewhere between time travel, magic wands, and unicorns. In other words: the fantasy section. The pursuit of perfection in your business will lead nowhere. Replace it with the pursuit of value. After all: “Perfection is the elimination of flaws. Value is the creation of worth.” (For more fun…Read More
And does a business really need it? “Management” and “managers”? Yes and no. A business can choose to ignore the word and all its derivations. But the truth is that “management” is happening anyway, whether intentional or not. So you may as well make it good. What does it mean The problem with asking questions…Read More
Knowing what to do is half the battle. The other half is doing it well. Consider cooking a new recipe. You have to know what the ingredients are, how they should be prepped, and then each step in the cooking process and how to tell when it is time for the next ingredient. That takes…Read More
She had a crack in her windshield. She decided she would go to the repair shop to have it looked at, but of course not today, she was too busy today. And not tomorrow, because what if they hold on to the car for hours and she needs it. At some point, when the opportunity…Read More