Our Services for Small to Medium
Abizmentor Management Consultants, Executive Mentors and Business Coaches – S2M section - assists leaders transform themselves or their small to medium sized business to a higher level. This includes such leaders as entrepreneur, owner, CEO, GM or other executives responsible for a small to medium sized businesses.
For the Business
Overall Transformation in Building High Performance Organization Capability
Improve the Existing. If you believe that you and your business can do better and requires a game changer, then we are the partner to select in order to provide support so you can achieve your goal. We do not offer broad one size software designed to fit all, together with a concept presentation via a sleek power point and polished presenter. What we do is quickly learn your business, so we understand your challenges. Then when we look in a coordinated approach to scope and address the topics you ask us to investigate and provide advice on, which is pragmatic and implementable. Our workshops and resulting plans are relevant, robust, flexible living documents. Our theory to practice presentation will be hard hitting, moving from learning to implementation, maybe uncomfortable, pushing you to higher levels, but finishing up with you not only enjoying the experience, but being able to plan and, more importantly, execute the changes to result in sustainable improvement.
Turn around a business that is facing Challenges. If your business has reducing margins, falling profits, making a loss or is just lacking the passion and enthusiasm that you used to have, we roll up our sleeves and work with you to make that transformational change for the better. We plan to quickly discover the low hanging fruit in order that you can start reaping the rewards early, while we dig somewhat deeper for the gold nuggets.
Move a Business from Good to Great. If you are successful, but feel there is more to achieve, but you are not as clear as you may want to be on how to get there, we assist highlight the opportunities available, which may include company size, profitability, cash flow, balance sheet strength, reduced risk, broader stakeholder inclusion or a sustainable culture. All this leading to the delivery of enhanced value.
Guide a Business through Significant Growth. If you are going through significant growth either internally or through acquisition, we work with you to create the shared environment for a larger unified team and ensure they act in consensus concert to reach a significantly higher level of enjoyable performance.
Preparing for a Sale. If you are looking to bring in new equity partners, a buy out or sell your business, we work with you to ensure that the business is in the best possible shape for such a transaction.
Business Consulting, Counselling and Support:
Review the Company Culture. We partner with your CEO and a team of key employees to assess, explore and review your culture in line with global trends or your specific requirements, incorporating vision, mission and values (which will likely include such items as agility, ethics, innovation, integrity and personal responsibility) and this may lead to a realignment within the organization to ensure its long term required resilience.
Brainstorm the Strategy or Specific Challenges. Partnering with your senior team, we review the 1 to 3 year plan, leading and inspiring groups and encourage them to view challenges in a totally interactive way that may disrupt, but that will lead to sustainable transformation. In addition we can be used as a sounding board for new concepts or proposed organizational changes or we can provide custom solutions for specific challenges that you face in responding to a rapidly changing market environment.
Benchmark against Global Standards. We work with you from top to bottom on a variety of disciplines and management areas including:
Overall - we review effectiveness where we may challenge “the way things are done around here” so the team becomes “change ready”. All of this leading to the realisation of your team’s true potential.
HR - building high performance, union/non union, pay incentives, growing skills and competencies, empowering self directed work teams, minimizing churn.
Legal - approach, mediation, arbitration,
Finance and Administration - internal control, dashboards, ROI
Projects – Set out the course to succeed and “must win projects”,
Operations - manufacturing, logistics, efficiency, productivity, lean, safety, quality, ISO, environment, sustainability
Research and Development
Marketing, Sales and Business Development - branding, product and service range, sales channels, local and international sales coverage
Strategy and Focus
Provide Advice on Mergers and Acquisitions. We undertake a rigorous independent pragmatic review and reality check of a proposal, an audit of the business to be acquired and work with you on how to create a unified motivated team within a group culture afterwards.
Prepare a Project Team for new Technology (I.T. or industrial). We advise and interact with your staff on how to form effective business implementation teams that achieve the quality needs, time goals and budget restraints in a digital or technical transformation (including new engineering or building projects), where the team embraces innovation and/or new environment.
For the Executive
Executive Mentoring, Coaching and Leadership Development:
Mentor CEOs, GMs or Senior Executives. We provide leadership support for an executive with new responsibilities or for a well experienced/seasoned executive who is looking at an executive renewal challenge. Australian research shows that the majority of business leaders and senior leaders use coaches, as do leading sports people or teams.
Challenge Management’s Ideas. We work with your team to assess, identify, determine and uncover current methodologies, process or projects and to prepare the team for a new drive to create value with reality checks in a corporate renewal, so that there is a tangible measurable outcome.
Provide Non Executive Directors. We can provide non executives that include the Chair