When it comes to the challenges your business is facing, you might have both internal and external issues, weighing you down and holding the company back from real success. However, sometimes the issues can be symptomatic of the real problem – you, the business owner.
While most people making a living as consultants are well meaning, qualified individuals, this does nothing to change the fact that consulting is unregulated; literally anyone can become a consultant. There are many ways someone can start a consulting practice, many of them completely legitimate
Having problems hiring the best business consultant for your organization? Not getting the results you were hoping for? It’s not you, it’s them. But wait – sometimes it IS you… and there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s your business.
When it comes time to hire a consultant for your business, intentions and expectations are high. The business need is great and the consulting firm is solid, but in the end, the results are unsuccessful and unsatisfying. How did hiring a consultant go bad?
We have been working with a client in the GTA for more than a year, and then one of the partners was asked by a friend who owns a mid-sized company to recommend a Consultant as he needed to solve some important problems.
In a number of small to medium sized businesses it is not unusual for the owner/president to be doing everything; personally overseeing every detail of his/her company. The common retort when asked why they are involved in everything tends to be something like …
We, at Plutus Consulting Group, have invested in a number of Diagnostic Tools that enables us to clearly understand the road blocks you are experiencing, the challenges you are facing in moving your business forward and where your company is in its evolution.
This business has been around for 14 years and up until 2011 had static or no growth. The owners are very competent and have developed real expertise in their niche but struggled with leveraging their skills to achieve sustained growth.
Every year we all approach the idea of New Year resolutions with a mix of enthusiasm, cynicism, opposition, or apathy. We all know that many personal goals don’t make it past the first weekend (stop smoking, cut back on the extra glass of wine, go to the gym 3 times a week), and others have staying power but after 5 or 6 months we have stopped thinking about them.
Any mid-size company president or business owner knows that with growth comes complexity. In the early stages of a growing enterprise, it is reassuring and gratifying to be busy, handling multiple tasks every day.