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 […]

Almost All Small Businesses Could Be Doing 20% Better - Lauterback Consulting

Almost All Small Businesses Could Be Doing 20% Better

Whether your company is running well or your fortunes are more ellusive, a 20% boost in revenue is more than achievable in almost any circumstance! That’s right – given the right understanding of market needs and the right effort in the right place almost any business can do much better. Getting the right help When the numbers start […]

Business Mechanic – Small Company 911

Success today requires delivering on the promise of your brand. To do that each business function must support the other. Your people and your operational protocols must meet the expectations that your sales and promotional activities are generating. Resisting change is normal There are a ton of reasons why businesses underperform. In a smaller company […]