Company Founder/Owner Entrepreneur - MD or Family Owned Business
Aged between 30 and 50 years old.
Family owned business. Privately held established business between 5 and 25 years old or multi generational
Business staff size between 10 to 100.
Business turnover between £1M - £50M.
Business on 'Growth' side of the Company Lifecycle - either ‘Go-Go’, ‘Adolescence’ or ‘Prime’.
Situation #1: Owner/Business ‘existential need’ to proactively develop role/business activity to grow and scale (typical problems-opportunities).
Situation #2: Owner/Business ‘existential crisis’ forced to invest effort, money and time ‘firefighting’ reacting to problems/challenges beyond capacity/capability to control (abnormal problems/traps/prematurely ageing).
Situation #3:Opportunity to M&A or Exit-Transition and need to accelerate growth, scale, EBITDA or value creation (typical problems-opportunities).
Situation #4: Key senior management/team are reactive to problems/challenges beyond beyond capacity/capability to deal with.
Situation #5: Using future focused and/or non customised solutions, which treat all businesses as equal when they are not (i.e. fast growth, stagnant plateau or disintegration/ turnaround).
Situation #6: Transitioning from strategy/process/technical optimisation to people/performance optimisation (i.e. from Lean, Six Sigma and Agile process to leadership/management capacity and capability building engagements).
Double business valuation (EBITDA) in accelerated time scale (1-2 years).
Diagnose business holistically (problems, symptoms and manifestations).
Solve difficult problems and deliver opportunities at the current lifecycle stage.
Prepare CEO/MD and team for the next lifecycle stage.
Build capacity to work ‘In’ (day-to-day) and ‘On’ (strategy).
Predict future problems to allocate resources.
Stop day-to-day ‘fire fighting'.
Avoid typical business 'Founders/Family Trap' and premature ageing.