What Does a Business Consultant and Coach Do?
You know the road to success is not always smooth. As a leader or manager in your organization, change, transition, and rapid growth can have you scrambling to adapt. It doesn’t have to be that way.
As a business consultant and coach, I can help with your vantage point, offer perspective, and provide the tools to navigate obstacles with ease.
Success Trek’s 4-Step Process will get your company or organization back on track with improved business operations, empowered leaders & teams, and strengthened workflow processes.
For over 20 years, we have helped small to mid-sized businesses achieve their vision while getting the best from their employees and processes. We’ll work together so you can gain clarity & focus, create a plan, and execute the plan successfully. Success Trek stands apart from other consultative firms because we stay with you, evaluating and monitoring the implementation and beyond. That means tangible, positive results and outcomes for you.
Our services are focused on improving communication, increasing cash flow, supporting efficiency in hyper-drive, creating a more engaged workforce, and strengthening leaders. The results for our clients are Improved Business Operations, Empowered Leaders & Teams, and Strengthened Workflow Process.
Take one growing business, a new inventory management system, and the need to hire and train new employees; what do you get? Possible disaster!
Read how our work with a client helped them identify obstacles and successfully navigate through them.
How can you onboard new employees quickly, optimize efficiency, and support knowledge transfer and retention? By creating Training Materials that include mapping workflows, documenting job tasks, and detailing work instructions.
A crucial partner to this process is the Subject Matter Expert (SME). As the name implies, they know the tasks needed to do a job and how to get them done.
Who does what when? Whether it’s a short-term project, organizing workflow across departments, or streamlining operations throughout an entire organization, documenting who, what, when, and how can increase your success dramatically.
Documenting how people work can improve your Business Operation by creating teachable and repeatable processes so that you can onboard new employees quickly, optimize efficiency, and support knowledge transfer and retention. Read how our work with a client allowed them to meet deadlines, create efficiencies, improve communication, and more.
Smart, successful businesses are also supportive businesses, giving back to local nonprofit organizations, usually in the form of funding focused on building and expanding programs. Investing in the organization’s core infrastructure, organizational growth, and leadership development may not seem as impressive as your company name on a building but affords a much more significant impact. By looking at the organization’s needs differently, we can find more ways to sustain these vital community resources.
Turnover of key players is inevitable. Developing a succession plan before – not after losing a critical team member will reduce the successor selection process, gaps in productivity and leadership, and maintain your organization’s momentum.
Feedback is a vital business communication skill. It is a two-way process of giving it efficiently and receiving it constructively. Giving and receiving feedback is key to engaging people and keeping them on track and serves as a robust tool for creating a healthy environment, boosting productivity and engagement, and achieving better results.
What worked for you a year ago may not work now and that can affect your objectives or goals. In our recent article, The Benefits of Strategic & Tactical Planning, we touched on what a strategic plan is and its benefits. In addition to “working” the plan, it must be regularly reviewed and updated. Your strategic plan should be reviewed annually at the very least.
COVID-19 has impacted every facet of our lives. The effects on the workforce has revealed a definite need for process and procedure documentation as roles change and businesses adapt. As workers exit due to furlough, home demands or retirement, the lack of documented processes and procedures can further stress a business.
Did you know that businesses using strategic plans are 12% more profitable? A strategic plan is a management tool that keeps everyone and everything (energy, resources, time, etc.) moving in the same direction. Through a strategic plan, companies also see improved control over costs, increased foresight, improved operational performance, increased transparency and insight into the business, and a sense of shared purpose
Team performance affects an organization’s productivity, morale, and the overall quality of its product or service. When there is conflict, there is the potential to inhibit teamwork, which can delay projects, result in cost overruns, or decrease the effectiveness of the work. Successful teams make a considerable contribution to organizational productivity and efficiency. This month’s Blog is about how Success Trek worked with a client to uncover the root cause of performance roadblocks and identified ways to move past them.