Only 4 Roads Assure Business Sustainability

  If you run a business experiencing shrinking sales, employee compliancy or operational inefficiencies, you’re not alone. Although more small companies are growing than ever before, many more are lagging for reasons that are easily corrected. A handful of factors account for most of the problems in smaller companies: A lack of effective operational processes […]

Fix my Company, Operate Under Control – Hiring a Business Improvement Specialist

The conditions that morph into gut-wrenching money problems and create further operational breakdowns are weak or insufficient systems for: Customer finding Operating under control Leading Keeping tabs Planning When public companies face these challenges, they dedicate millions to consultants and taskforces, quickly addressing problems and getting back on track. When small businesses need help, they […]

ARE YOU THE BOSS OR A COACH?

BOSS VS LEADER – ASK YOURSELF, ARE YOU A GOOD COACH? When urgent matters pop-up the business owners that have “line” responsibilities can’t always get to their assigned duties within a normal work day. Recurring and unaddressed problems like staff conflicts, receivable challenges, or other process problems, the ones that never seem to truly get […]

A Growth and Turnaround Specialist is a Business Process Expert

One guiding principle for companies of all sizes is to maximize business performance. If you can do better, you must. These days if your business is not “really good” at every single part of what it takes to transact business, the market value of the entity will suffer. When a company can’t achieve peak performance […]

Turn your Company into a Science Project - Lauterback Consulting

Turn your Company into a Science Project

Beyond obsolescence, Internet effect or industry consolidation, the solutions to the underperformance problems that face a closely-held company are process driven on all fronts. Beginning with the setting of realistic, attainable goals; every business does better when it has perfected a sustainable process for the critical functions that drive that business. This requires being fully […]

Are you going in tomorrow to do what you did yesterday? - Lauterback Consulting

Are you going in tomorrow to do what you did yesterday?

Let’s say you run a small, non-retail business in a legacy industry (one that hasn’t changed too much in the last 25, or more years). Revenue is several million dollars and things have been flat or modestly up and/or down the last few years. You’ve seen weaker companies fall by the wayside, a couple grow […]