Forming your business from the ground up with the end in mind.
All start-ups have great ideas and only a few have the skills to turn those great ideas into a sustainable, profitable business. Often, start-ups have great products but the roadblocks are the path to market, raising capital, people management and reporting systems. A great mentor is the first place to start, a Peer Advisory Board is the next level. As you succeed, a stand alone Advisory Board where we will find the right people to nurture your idea to success.
Prioritise time, capital, people and strategy to meet your growth goals.
Growing businesses are great fun, but they come with hidden risks. Growing businesses can quickly overcome the available cash, talent and business systems. A mentor/coach is the first place to start. Then you should join my Peer Advisory Board to sit with people in your circumstance. Finally, as you achieve success, an Advisory Board will bring you growth and dominance in your market.
Your business has hit a ceiling of growth and you want to break through it.
Your business has been going the wrong way and you want to turn it on to the right path. It may be a whole new path that requires a strategic reset. Start with a coach to get help with your strategy and building capacity in your people. Test it with your peers in my Peer Advisory Board. Then, the ultimate turnaround strategy is when we form your own Advisory Board.
You have just bought another company that aligns and you want to make them succeed together.
Your goal is to create value from your merger. However, you know that 85% of mergers destroy value. It is a careful pathway to merge culture and systems. You will have to think carefully and the best way to do that is together. A coach and mentor is the entry level but you will need more. My Peer Advisory Board is useful and the ultimate is an Advisory Board designed to meet the goals of the new merged entity.
You want the business to survive and prosper over time.
You will have read Simon Senek's book 'The Infinite Game'. You want to build a business that can thrive over time. This solid and timeless business requires specified skills and processes. You will need help with the strategic & communication challenges as the business passes through the generations. As always, start with a mentor but you will benefit greatly from a Peer Advisory Board. Finally, we will need a professional Advisory Board that is tailored to your long term ambition.
You want to shoot the lights out.
You want your business ready for sale and you want to achieve its full value. It may be a trade sale, new capital partners or an IPO. We will need to find the experienced people to form an Advisory Board that will guide you to the end game and leave nothing in doubt.