It is my nature to identify and offer client focused suggestions.
I creatively implement ideas that facilitate your success while engaging my own strengths on your behalf.
I have researched, analyzed and developed business solutions in operations, sales, marketing, product development and R&D in the United States and Europe.
These solutions led to more business, faster time to market, and increased revenue, productivity and profitability.
I have experience in:
- Business Change
- Business Requirements Analysis
- Business Process Improvement
- Business Strategy
- Business Plans
- Customer Relations
- Competitive Analysis
- Market Analysis
- Create Products And Services
- Technology Strategy
- Information Architecture
- Information Management
- Website Design
- Building Successful Business Relationships
I have directed a wide range of diverse projects ranging in publishing, heavy and light equipment manufacturers, auto parts distribution, pipe and steel manufacturing and distribution, chemical manufacturing, food products, pharmaceutical manufacturing and non-profit sector.
My products and services appeal to business professionals who wish to excel in business.
I will bring to the table the methods, systems, and core values that together build a strong foundation and continuing platform for your business success.
I develop novel ideas and solutions for complex problems.
Brainstorming is second nature to me. I am a ready source of ideas and suggestions. Innovative solutions come when we think differently than we normally do – when we step out of our comfort zone.
The creative process of thinking of alternative ways or paths for you to reach your goals comes naturally to me. I am able to notice and articulate what makes you different and how to capitalize on your unique strengths.
I am at my best...
... when I can make a substantial difference and... where measurable improvement is highly valued.
Professionally I’m known for analyzing the dynamics of businesses. I excel in the business of business. I’ve designed solutions in: strategic planning, product development, marketing, sales, operations and technology in the United States and Europe.
I have worked in process manufacturing businesses serving clients of all sizes as well as professional services and technology consulting companies offering services to businesses of all sizes.
I have made significant contributions to...
... companies by analyzing business requirements and implementing solutions to improve productivity and profitability.
I started my career as a business analyst. I developed my foundation at Union Carbide and flourished at Lubrizol. At IBM and Plaut Consulting, I had wonderful opportunities to consult and lead projects at great clients and learn the craft from talented consultants and business leaders.
The entrepreneurial bug hit me in 2002. I started my consulting practice working with small businesses.
In 2005, Kathy Smart and I founded the IBAL with desire to help enterprising business owners and executives reach their potential.