I’m glad you’re here. It means you believe your business could – and possibly should – be performing at a higher level than it is. But something’s preventing you from getting it there. It could be a single element or a combination of factors.
Either way, sometimes you just need a little outside help. And that’s where I can help.
Working hands-on with you (individually or with your team), we’ll together work through a proven series of actions that will give your business the clarity and platform it needs to breakthrough to exponentially higher levels of performance.
Don’t think of me as a consultant, consider me the difference between where you are and where you want to be.
And while I invite you read through this site, the fact is you’ll learn more about how working together can have a significant impact on your business through a conversation. It’s why I confidently offer a complimentary Business Growth Assessment, at no cost, no strings attached.
I am a high growth business expert. What this means is simply that I have a deep history of repeated success in leading companies of many sizes, at many stages, across diverse industries, in the U.S. and internationally, through sustained and exponential growth.
I have done this as both a company senior executive as well as an independent business growth expert.
I bring proven, real world experience with deep expertise across a wide spectrum of industries and business disciplines and come armed with an arsenal of tools and systems in a relaxed, practical style. Proudly I invite you to read what clients and associates say.Read What Our Clients and Associates Say +
High growth demands a combination of insights and actions that are distinctly unique to each business and situation. Here is an overview of the types of activities undertaken to enable client-companies to achieve exponential growth. While oftentimes a number of these work in conjunction to achieve the results, they can also stand on their own.
If the 11 herbs and spices brought Colonel Sanders his fame and Apple’s ubiquitous “design” theirs, then the Clarity Session has brought me mine. The Clarity Session is the single most important element of meaningful business growth. It sets the direction and foundation of everything to come.
Clarity Sessions can take many shapes, styles and duration and are uniquely designed for each business case. They can range from 2-hour, ½ day, full day or multi-day sessions and can include a mix of company leadership, full team and even clients or other business professionals that can add unique value and perspective.
As with many other services that go into creating exponential growth for client-companies, the Clarity Session can be a standalone service or as the first step of a more holistic engagement.
Either way, I promise you your mind will be sufficiently blown, with many a Clarity Session participant stating that it was one of the most impactful and powerful meetings they’ve ever participated in.
Building off the insights gleaned from the Clarity Session a highly personalized Business Growth Plan is then created to drive the implementation of the business growth effort. This includes the strategies, key actions, owners, deliverables, dates, financial roadmap and management dashboard, all done in a plan language, real world, easy-to-follow format.
Armed with this document, you’ll have everything you need to propel your business forward.
Following the Clarity Session and creation of the Business Growth Plan, this is where the real rubber meets the road. A plan without implementation is not work the paper it’s printed on.
This is a key differentiator of Exceed Growth and is an area where the greatest gains are made. Arm-in-arm, I work with you and your team to implement the identified key growth levers and actions. This can be done via a laser focus on specific areas that I can add the most value or can be done via an across the board management of the broader plan elements as a whole.
Either way, I become an ingratiated member of your team through the implementation process. I participate in company and client meetings, work directly on driving initiatives forward, attend tradeshows or industry events, essentially drive the implementation of the plan forward just as a member of your team would.
Whether as part of ongoing implementation services or as a standalone service following the Clarity Session and Business Growth Plan, this is a regularly scheduled online or in-person discussion to review the status of the plan implementation, review current numbers within the custom dashboard and either celebrate some victories or course correct on any areas not getting the traction or results just yet as envisioned.
High growth companies have needs that the current P&L can’t fully support. But not fulfilling that role can thwart the business’s ability to propel its way forward. A growing and common solution is a fractional, or interim, executive.
It’s exactly as it sounds, I participate fully in your business in the exact area you need the help, but simply on a part-time basis, whether in person, remote or commute. Marketing, communications, operations, training and team development, recruiting, are a few of the areas I can fulfill for your company on an interim, part-time basis until your ready to bring in a permanent solution or resource, which I also help drive when ready.
Independent of some of the more holistic approaches to exponentially grow client businesses, sometimes you just need to get things done. These completely standalone initiatives can be done directly or via a project management capacity and can include:
Brand & Logo Development
Online Marketing Set-Up & Management
PR & Media Relations
Contract Development & Negotiation
And any number of other one-time, standalone needs.
Need to get something done and need some expertise or an unencumbered set of hands, let’s discuss it.
As a 25+ year business growth expert, both as an in-house senior executive as well as an independent consultant, I have amassed an extensive arsenal of insights, tools and exercises that help companies grow. I am available to deliver customized and highly interactive presentations to most any size audience and workshops to groups for generally up to 25 participants.
Simply get in touch to discuss your event needs and what focus areas are best suited for your audience.
The best way to understand whether working together would be a good fit to help you grow your business is through a phone, video conference or in person discussion. It’s why I confidently offer a complimentary Business Growth Assessment, at no cost, no strings attached.Let's Talk +
It’s a combination of both, in-person and phone, videoconference. Rapport, trust and a true understanding of your business and your team is best done in person. However, once the foundation is set, most of our work together will be done via 21st century technologies and key, value-driven travel and in-person meetings. I have worked with companies throughout Southern California, Phoenix, Tennessee, Detroit, Toronto and other points in-between.
I personally am involved and manage most every aspect of our relationship and activities. I do this largely by leveraging the talented resources that are already a part of your organization and team. However, there are commonly instances where additional talent is needed. In these instances, I have a deep rolodex of highly capable companies and contractors that I regularly work with – marketing firms, copywriters, financial modelers, PR professionals, project managers and more, to execute the initiatives essential for success. In all instances, any third party firms or resources are contracted directly with you, with no remuneration to me in any way, shape or form.
Every assignment starts with a defined scope of work and precise cost proposal that is borne out of a Business Growth Clarity Session that identifies the areas of your business’s need and the pinpoints the specific areas I can positively impact. You’ll know exactly what’s happening, when, by who, for how long and for what cost. Most importantly, as a business growth resource, I’m happy to report each dollar you invest will result in new revenue, not expense, in your P & L. In cases where there’s an earned level of mutual trust and respect, I most enthusiastically will forego traditional fees in exchange for a percentage of the new revenue and growth that’s created.
Since I have deep experience across many industries and company sizes and stages, the spectrum is wide. Less important to me is the business, industry or size, more important is the interpersonal fit and willingness of client-partners to embrace evolved ways of thinking about their business and wholeheartedly implement the mutually identified actions essential for success. On a practical level though, resources matter too. Business growth can require bandwidth and capital to implement changes or capitalize on opportunities. The best way to determine whether I can help you grow your business and if we’d be a good fit is to talk.
Absolutely. Would be thrilled to put you in touch with clients I have worked with so you can learn first hand about how I work, what to expect and the impact we have made. In the meantime, I proudly invite you to read what clients and associates say.
Frankly, it depends. There are many different ways I work with clients to help them evolve and grow their businesses, and for different lengths of time. From Clarity Sessions, to business plan reviews, select or full plan implementation, fractional executive and other as needed needs. As it’s highly personal and engaged, it’s seldom more than a few. The best way to determine whether we’d be a good fit is to talk.
The best starting point simply is to talk, whether in person, via videoconference or telephone. It’s on me, no cost and no strings attached, and you’ll not only get a sense of how we might work together, but I guarantee you’ll walk away with meaningful insights that you can use today to positively impact your business.
I truly enjoyed working with Gregg while he led broad-ranging changes to our brand and marketing strategy. He was an important voice in strategic-level discussions with the Executive team, providing a compelling voice of reason to otherwise challenging discussions related to the direction of the firm. Gregg led multiple initiatives that delivered significant tangible financial impacts. During our time working together, Gregg had become not just a consultant, but a highly trusted adviser, and an effective leader who has helped implement significant and valuable change. I would gladly work with Gregg again in the future.
Gregg excels in conceiving and executing strategic business initiatives and is an excellent manager of resources; time, money, and people. He has demonstrated a unique ability to pull people together, working toward the achievement of a given objective.
Gregg is highly strategic, innovative and always does what is best for his clients. Most importantly, he is a great leader who simply has what many are lacking…Vision, Focus and Drive!
Gregg has a clear vision and the resourcefulness to develop and manage integrated marketing programs that generate brand awareness and bottom-line results. He has a unique ability of synthesizing and communicating a company’s unique viewpoint to diverse audiences.
What was so enjoyable about working with Gregg is that he completely understands how the various factions of business should be seamlessly connected. Gregg always sees the big picture, but is able to bring specific messages within a strategy right to the customer. Gregg’s leadership ability, integrity and commitment to excellence are the stuff that helps businesses grow. I can’t say enough great things about his talent.
Gregg is one of the deepest and most reflective business thinkers I have met. He always seemed to know what is around the corner that others can’t see. His work ethic is outstanding as well as his sense of judgment and demonstrated high ethical standards. Gregg brings two key skills to companies looking to grow exponentially- a critical eye for understanding organizational capabilities and the ability to see and crystallize opportunities that can be capitalized on to drive growth.
Gregg and the team at Exceed Growth deliver on the goods. We initially hired them to bring all of our public-facing materials (website, pitch decks, marketing materials, etc.) up-to-date and more in-line with where the company was trying to go. They did an exemplary job, far exceeding our expectations in terms of quality, impact and outcome. Through these efforts, along with their strategic guidance on other areas of the business, we landed some significant new business as a direct result of their involvement. Hiring Gregg and Exceed Growth: you will get results, and will even have some fun along the way.
Gregg has an extraordinary capacity to analyze and understand the business environment of any industry. I watched Gregg quickly understand a new industry and develop an effective company strategy in an astonishingly short time, he was able to demonstrate more relevant insight than others that had been in the same industry for well over a decade.
It was an absolute pleasure working with Gregg. His passion, enthusiasm, and emotional attachment that he brings to every client is unmatched. Gregg defines the true definition of leadership and quickly adapts to any unexpected changes in the industry. Gregg would be an amazing asset to any organization that is looking for growth and organization structure.
I honestly used to loathe hiring ‘consultants’ and marketing firms. But Gregg renewed my faith. Since working together he and his team have over-delivered, always been there when needed, truly ingratiated themselves as a respected member of our team, and most importantly, delivered results. Our business is in a stronger place and we’re achieving all that we set out to do together. I highly recommend Gregg and Exceed Growth as a firm that delivers what they say they’re going to, on-time, on-budget and with the intended result.
Gregg has a great combination of modern, creative, entrepreneurial thinking, mixed with a relaxed style. He skillfully tapped into his varied background and business experience to provide invaluable insights. Together, we defined the vision for our future growth, laid out the path to get there and then arm-in-arm helped to implement the strategies. I highly recommend Gregg and Exceed Growth to any business that is looking to bring their business to the next level(s) of success.
I’m certain you have a number of questions on your mind and likely don’t come across business growth experts every day. The fact too is I simply cannot impart 25+ years of business growth experience into a single page website.
It’s why I confidently offer a complimentary Business Growth Assessment, at no cost, no strings attached.
How it works: Following a brief introductory chat, we’ll set up a time for this conversation, whether in person, via videoconference or phone. I’ll suggest a few things that’d be helpful to have on hand too.
Beyond that, your business vision, passion and knowledge is combined with my deep and proven business growth experience. At the end of the conversation, whether we choose to keep moving forward or not, I can guarantee that you’ll walk away to real, actionable, meaningful insights and value that you can use to impact your business that day and beyond.
I promise you’ll never regret investing the time. Not to sound flippant but, you’ve got nothing to lose…and potentially everything to gain. Let’s talk.
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