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...

What you now know about… Everything 😀

Your business does not exist in isolation.  You now know some of the most common service providers you’ll work with in your business. Most importantly, you know that working with any service provider always comes down to one thing: That one thing.  Know one thing Your business service provider wants to know one thing: what…

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What you still don’t know about… Contracts 🗂️

A few weeks ago we found that the scope of your work is the most important thing in your contracts. In a conversation following that post, a new question arose: once I’ve written one contract, I can copy and paste my scope into all the standard templates, right? Wrong.  “Contracts are not all the same,…

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What you don’t know about… Video Marketing 📽️

Visual communication has been around for a long time. Hieroglyphics, cave paintings, and ancient carvings were around long before alphabets.  Today we use video: on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and whatever new platform will be all the rage by the time this post goes live in a few hours.  So I sat down with Mohua Thakurta,…

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What you don’t know about… Hiring Risks 🤪

Hiring employees.  It’s risky business. It’s also necessary. Knowing the risks of hiring makes you less likely to run into them. This is why I spoke with Charlotte Merritt. Charlotte works at Insperity and her mission is to reduce employee turnover.  “​​Each time you hire – whether to backfill or grow, you are opening yourself…

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What you don’t know about… Contracts 📜

… all things that are probably on your mind when you go speak to your attorney about your commercial contracts.  And yet, that is not what most disputes are about.  Why legal disputes happen “Most contract disputes revolve around essential business terms such as scope, payment, delivery, and change management”.  So explains Tanya Osensky, of…

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What you don’t know about… everything 🤷

Your business does not exist in isolation.  The needs of a small business take a village… nay, a whole city. Every small business needs a small business service provider to complete its needs.  And they, in turn, need small business service providers, and so on…  The business services you need My role with my small…

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The best way to make your employees happy (5/5) 🙌

Has it been a long week? Did last week’s cliffhanger leave you in an agony of suspense? Well, the wait is over.  Today let’s cover the second part of your employee meeting.  Annual Plan communication You’ve got everyone together to roll out your annual plan. But the whole point is that they are part of…

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Sharing is caring: how to present your annual plan to the whole company (4/5) 🤝

We are talking about writing goals for your business. But you don’t have to. You could also make it up as you go along.  You could choose not to write any goals, not to build a plan for the year, and wake up each day seeing which way the wind carries you.  You could.  It…

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How to write goals that matter… and that work (3/5) 👆

Last week you worked on the three questions you have to answer to write proper annual goals.  But our work here is not done yet.  Answering the questions is half the exercise. Now we have to structure those answers so they become more than ideas and hopes. They have to make a plan.  Goals that…

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3 simple questions to write your best annual goals (2/5) ☝️

What if I told you 90% of senior executives don’t reach their strategic goals annually? That’s what research from The Economist Intelligence Unit has shown.  They say it’s because of flawed implementation. But it’s hard to do good work on a goal if the goal is wrong to begin with.  Much too often I see…

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