Is there an engagement fee for consulting? Yes, set by the size of the project or event production, scope of work, deliverables and contemplated by the the Contract. Once contracted this engagement fee can be applied towards final project total.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer? At the FREE 15-30 minute consultation with the client we discuss the business immediate needs, estimated price structure and plan of action. At the strategy session we discuss their business goals, services, and Implementation. We discuss challenges and ways to handle them. Set up appointments to discuss progress.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work? Our business consultants have higher education and several certifications in multiple areas of expertise and leadership.
What types of customers have you worked with? We work with start-ups, small businesses, and C-Level executives at corporations. We have trained corporations leadership such as TEDx Boca Raton, Alzheimer's Association, Brigade Manufacturing, Inc. and Florida Heart Research Foundation/Miami Heart Research Institute. We have created business plans and coached hundreds of small businesses owners and entrepreneurs globally in industries like health & wellness, fitness, retail, luxury brands, financial, beauty, IT/Systems, coaches, speakers, recruiters, hospitality, therapists, non-profits and many more.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work? Research your options in hiring an a consultant. Consider your very specific personal needs and timelines.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project? The customer should have clear S.M.A.R.T business goals. The customer should have a budget. The customer should have a clear understanding of their target market/avatars. The customer should have done some research on their industry competition or marketshare prior launch. The customer should be aware of the time they have to invest in their business.