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Getting Your Company to the Next Level of Growth Using Proven,
Professional Management and Leadership Systems

Using the Six Management Systems Required for Rapid Growth We Will
Train Your Entire Management Team and Enhance the Entire Business

As companies move from raw entrepreneurship, and seat of the pants management, they need to implemenet professional management systems that allow the CEO and team to leverage their experience and learning as the business scales. Typically there are major changes needed between 15 and 25 employess and then again at between 50 and 100 employees depending on the business.

We have compiled all the best management practices from over 1,000 different business books and 75 years of management science. Of course only 50 or so matter but no one has the time to read and implement them all. Therefore we have integrated this knowledge into an easy holistic system that can be taught. We can train your management team on these and let them implement and/or come in and help you actually implement and customized these systems for your business depending on your budget and timeframe.
We can implent one, two or all six systems - customized to whatever your budget and critical issues are today.

Every Project is customized to the needs of the company and managment team at that time. but her is a smaple of what would typically be done on one of these
projects. Call (617) 571-7591 for a more detailed and custom assessment.

Primary Goals:  1) Shift management to next level to allow for larger company and more rapid growth without losing control.
   Remove bottlenecks.

2) Train staff in best practices of management and leadership
3) Help staff implement the key missing components specific to your company

  Specific Activities
Exploratory: Interview each management team member

Review current management practices and policies
Plan specific and customize training modules needed from library of over 1,000 slides

Core Training Process: Train team on key systems and their purpose and value
Workshop highest level adjustments needed
Work with each department head develop departmental systems (dashboard etc.)
Work with selected team members as needed on leadership and management
      - Goal setting and monitoring - Proven Management By Objective procedures
      - Development of dashboards to measure and guide success
      - Review hiring and training practices
      - Process documentation and optimization/enhancement
Review and refine current  management policies and procedures
Help develop and agree on dashboards for each department and corporate roll-up dashboard

Optional Strategic Planning Work:
(adds 1-2 days)

    - Facilitate a clear one page strategic plan
    - Develop more detailed level strategic plan in PowerPoint slides with strategies for each department to meet long-term
     corporate goals
    - Present to management team for final input on this outline

Follow-up:

 Coaching for 3 months is included.
Attend several staff meetings by phone to coach on using systems in monthly and quarterly management meetings
Key Deliverables: Entire Senior Management Team Trained On:
   A) Best practices of management and leadership
   B) Complete cycle of Planning and Management By Objective (MBO) system
   C) Budgeting process and practices (framework in place)
   D) Define and use dashboards for each department internally plus a corporate summary to improve performance
       and leverage management time better
   E) Document key complex processes that are proprietary and create value
   F) Review and improvement of HR policies and procedures

This process can only be done well by an experienced CEO. It will allow any company to prepare its company to be ready to grow more rapidly.  It can be done in 30 to 90 days depending on the situation and ability of the organization to adjust. 

Call (508) 381-8013 to discuss your custom consulting needs.

TESTIMONIALS

"Bob worked with our executive team at RTP to assess our overall strengths and weaknesses and then develop a strategic business plan with specfic goals, objectives, and actionable work plans. His deep, practical, and proven experience, particularly with technology businesses was invaluable. I would highly recommend him for similar engagements."
   -- Charlie L'Esperance, CEO, Resort Technology Partners

"Right out of the gate, Bob was able to quickly assess our situation and identify ways to increase revenue.  After working with Bob for only 8 hours, we identified a way to at least quintuple our lead generation and also improve our sales pipeline management and revenue potential.  We are also implementing many of his ideas to improve our sales closing rates and are more clearly focused on the path to building a successful business. "
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- John Eller, CEO InSight Mobile Data, Inc.

"In just 2 hours of consultation, Bob Norton helped me to re-focus my thoughts, especially with regard to financing strategy.  In addition, there were several nuggets of wisdom and insight about bootstrapping, competitive intelligence, and market research. I highly recommend him."
       --   Nijan Datar, Founder and CEO  Smart Voice

"The best CEOs require 8 weeks to get up to speed on a new company and market. Bob did it in less than six weeks so our portfolio company could be repositioned quickly and effectively."
      -- Senior Partner, Venture Capital Firm

A Testimonial On Our Approach to Vision Development:

"I must congratulate you on your excellent piece "The 11 Requirements of a Successful Vision".   I am a CEO of a midsized company  with an MBA in marketing.  So far, I have not come across so much clarity in any other article on "Corporate Vision. . . . Thank you once again for publishing a masterpiece."

      --  Uday S Desai, CEO, Suprawin Technologies Ltd.

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