business problem

"I HAVE A GREAT IDEA ...but, I'm not sure where to start."

"I need new customers."

"Are my customers "delighted?"

"My growth is out of control."

"Is my product line where it needs to be?"

"I'm just not competing well."

"I just need some help."


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practice areas

research and analysis

marketing management


product management

product development

project management

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"I HAVE A GREAT IDEA ... but I'm not sure where to start"

You like it. Your friends and family like it. You think it serves a market need. You think it can be delivered profitably.


  1. Assess the customers and market.
  2. Assess the competition (direct and indirect.)
  3. Draft a business plan including marketing, product, operating and financial plans. Don't forget governance and administration!
  4. Test product or service acceptance.
  5. Plan for resources for each phase of the business plan.
  6. Launch (hold on to your hat!)
  7. Track, measure and adapt.


Research and analysis, business plans, marketing plans, product plans, operating plans, financial plans, customer relationship managment, project management,...and "rolled up sleeves."