Consultants love to claim universality; that there is One Way to Rule Them All. It sounds lovely in theory and helps them sell their services, albeit typically in the form of a senior pitch and a junior execution.
The truth is that there are no shortcuts or guaranteed step-by-step pathways to profit. While one can certainly learn from others and observe patterns that emerge, every company is unique.

I make no bones about it: I cannot possibly know your company or industry as well as you do. I may know a few things about it if I have previously worked in it, but you live and breathe it daily. I do not.

But I do know strategy and I know it better than most. If you help me understand your business, I will help you make it thrive. While running through fire covered in gasoline if needs be to get the job done.

The Process

How I work will ultimately depend on the task at hand, but for most strategic undertakings I follow what I call the SRC approach; sense-making-response-capitalization.

The extent of the sense-making, a form of advanced diagnosis, will vary but invariably provide value; there is nothing as cost saving as getting something correct the first time.

From there, we identify the proper response and capitalize on any opportunities that we unearth as a result in order to maximize financial value.

This may be provided analysis, strategic formulation, executive presentations, workshops or training based on what I find relevant and you deem desirable. But we know that, because we have both been here before.

The Boring But Necessary Stuff

My base fee is €500 + VAT (where applicable) per started hour, but I am open to whole-project price negotiations. I also reserve the right to say no.

I am more than happy to temporarily fill senior/executive positions or take on full-time projects. Do note, however, that I will always prioritize all clients equally.

For business enquiries or further information, please send me an email by clicking this link or choose a meeting time slot here.