We help startups and scaleups
Uncover, and act on, significant opportunities that make an impact, to find success in new and unexpected ways.
Scaling businesses and innovating faster and better isn’t easy, and every growing business gets to a point where things get harder, and help is needed to scale and reach new highs that increase the likelihood of emerging as a winner.
Who we help
We help entrepreneurs, investors, and executives of startups and scaleups; businesses that consciously choose to be a positive influence in the lives of the people within their organization and in the lives of the customers their business serves.
What we help with
We uncover, and act on, significant opportunities that make an impact, align strategies with meaningful activities, advance the use of technologies, and improve execution to drive expansion, growth, comp sales, and increased profitability to allow options to fund/sell/IPO the business in the future for an outsized return.
An understanding of what each sector does well and not so well
- Cruise Lines
- Fitness Clubs
- Health & Wellness
- Food & Beverage
- Cocktail Bars
- Juice Bars,
- Food Service
Problems we can solve
- Great concept or idea, and limited experience, direction and business strategy on how to build the business the right way.
- Declining growth, comp sales, and profitability for reasons not well understood, and limited innovation and experimentation to reverse it.
- Unproven economic model, or one that doesn’t work or scale well, and execution challenges and lack of clarity on what’s working and not, and what needs urgent addressing.
- Suboptimal use of technology and a lack of knowledge on how to best assimilate existing digital tools to produce elegant and effective solutions. Disparate data or lack of aggregated data making the company data-rich and knowledge poor, leading to a lack of valuable insights and actions.
- Organizational and people challenges, such as culture, collaboration, knowledge, and experience gaps.
What we help move towards
- Alignment around strategy and direction to inspire confidence that all the right steps are in play.
- Improved growth and comp sales, improved operating ratios and increased EBITDA margin.
- Evolved capabilities, flawless execution, and clearly defined objectives and measured results.
- Effective and efficient use of technologies, resulting in a data-driven digitally-enabled business gaining competitive advantages.
- Becoming a celebrated place to work and reaching new highs that increase the likelihood of emerging as winners.
Expectations we encourage
Our role is that of a trusted advisor, counsel, guide and coach
Our job is to figure out creative, simple, and meaningful solutions to unique and challenging problems. We encourage clients to view our consulting services as investable opportunities that deliver a significant return on investment. The ROI clients can expect from projects should be 10x their investments, although it’s not always easily measured in cash-on-cash.