The toughest business to consult on is your own. It is too easy, as my mentor Alan Weiss says, “to breathe your own exhaust.” I know this for having been in business for over 20 years.
The business world has only gotten more complex.
- How do you determine the right strategy?
- How do you set the right priorities?
- How do you deal with complex issues?
- Are you addressing issues that matter to customers?
- Is your business growing, flat-lined or in a state of decline?
- Is your team excited or feeling pretty blazé?
- Who do you turn to get confidential advice or to brainstorm ideas?
We offer a trusted advisor program to help leaders deal with these issues and more.
“We needed to reduce the cycle time for a critical portion of our order acceptance process. Dave managed our re-engineering effort which resulted in fully defining our manufacturing capabilities and reducing our cycle time from 5 days to 1. This increased customer satisfaction and provided the foundation for our new configurator initiative.”
Bruce Crawford, Director, Customer Order Mgmt
Did you know…
Dave Gardner offers a Trusted Advisor Program for small and medium-sized businesses as well as business units within larger companies?
Thought for the week:
“You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.” – Sir Richard Branson
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