How we shine
Let us help grow your business
No matter how small you start, you’ll eventually need to grow your business so that it’s sustainable and reaches its full potential.
We’ll help you create a successful and structured business that will also help you as the business owner to be sustainable too!
We become a key member of your Advisory Board
What does an advisory board do?
- Strategic & Exit Planning Guidance
- Accountability, Focus, Structure and Processes
- Ongoing Project Management and analytics that ensure benchmarks are met and tactics are modified to reflect your evolving needs
- 3rd Party Independent View
- Wider Level of Experience & Insights
- Stop-check – excuse me I have to ask my advisory board, I will get back to you.
We work with you as your Business Advisor
Business Advisors help business owners and managers:
- With strategic direction and vision statements and as narrow as HR, finance, systems or exit.
- To develop and implement strategic & operational plans.
- To problem solve and find solutions
- To recommend change when needed and implement accountability and structure
- To help set priorities
- To help make good decisions
- Help in personal and business accountability.
The nitty gritty of what we help you with:
1. Business Discovery Program
A full analysis of the business goals and your personal goals resulting in a 90-day action plan with key milestones with dates and accountability. Each month we review your business performance and your strategy as a member of your Advisory Board.
2. Business Planning & Strategic Growth
We determine where you are now and what you wish to achieve over a selected time frame. This includes business, exit and personal goals. What are your high-level strategies?
3. Profit Improvement & Cash Flow
We analyse your Cash Flow, Profit & Loss and Balance Sheets identifying areas where the business can save or outsource with our large network of partners.
4. Leadership & Team Vision
A unique company profile that will help your leadership team focus on goals and communicate them to the entire organisation. We help you to align employee goals and targets with the company and then set-in play a system to motivate and engage employees through consistent communication and accountability systems.
5. Marketing & Customer Analysis
By performing a sales, market and customer segmentation analysis we can align your organisational culture to these findings.
6. Product/Service Analysis
We’ll help you review the success factors of your business and translate these into strategic goals. We will start with your customer success factors and then review the other areas of your operations.
7. Business Structure
We review the organisational structure and audit positions within the business to refine employee roles.
8. Systems, Processes & Technology
You’re an expert in your business and we are the experts in the systems and processes to build your business.
9. Business Value & Exit Planning
We’re here to help for the long term, however when you get to that fork in the road where you’re considering moving on to bigger dreams, we’ve got the expertise in the due diligence process.
10. Franchise & Joint Venture
We’ll refer you to our network of franchise specialists, including consultants and franchise lawyers, to get you on the right track to duplicating your business model.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hiring the right consultant or business advisor can be a cost-effective way for a small- or medium-sized business to leverage specialised knowledge. A Lighthouse for Business Advisor will be able to help your business in a number of key areas and help develop strategy, improve efficiency, and expand into new markets.