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Teaching the ABCs of Business
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"John is an excellent teacher and his influence has already brought about change in profitability to our company.”
Customer Feedback
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"Mr. John Collins was a wonderful teacher. His ability to explain items in terms and analogies that we could understand proved to be an important asset.”
“We are most appreciative for the patience of John Collins. He is an excellent teacher.”
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SERVICES:
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Analysis of Business
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Business Monitoring & Mentoring
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Documenting Businesses for Succession or Sale
Business Mentors, LLC
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Business owners can gather information to improve their businesses from a variety of sources. Information is useful but unless it is put to use it accomplishes or solves nothing. Our clients frequently comment, "Oh, I knew what had to be done, but I didn't know how to implement it (the business concept) or make it work." A business consultant is someone who will install and train you on business concepts, systems and tools tailored to meet the specific needs of your business. When finished, you can run your business profitably and with as much personal involvement that you want to provide.

Business Mentors LLC is able to help with the design, implementation, documentation, and training to meet your business’ needs for the following business systems:

 
PLANNING
Strategic Business Planning – to identify the needs of the business over a 1-3 year period, provides uniform company direction and plan for profitability and growth.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - To be profitable on a reproducible basis, every business needs to have a plan and work the plan.
Profit Planning – review of accounting system to ensure that it is set up to approxpriately measure the business, establish a financial model, project sales, develop an annual profit plan and budget, review pricing and estimating methodologies.
Business Metrics and Reporting - Install essential business metrics and reporting to aid decision making and to reinforce accountability.
Review of Business Office Functions – including invoicing, credit and collections, cash flow management, labor rate calculations, break even, and other business office practices.

ORGANIZATION - If a business is not enjoyable or is difficult to run it is likely not organized properly.
Appropriate Organizational Structure and Systems – establishes a structure that supports the work, communications, control, complexity, and management needs of the business.
Employee Accountability System clarifies ownership expectations.
Supervisory & Management Training  provides necessary tools and training for your supervisors to be successful.
Communications and Meetings set up systems to promote communications and the exchange of information within your organization.
Employee Incentive Plans

SALES
Sales & Marketing Planning – from a practical perspective to increase sales and profitability.
Sales Management and Sales Compensation Systems
Sales Training 
Phone Sales Scripts and related Training


OTHER BUSINESS NEEDS
Succession Planning
Bank Presentations or Loan Proposals
Retail Management
Inventory Control & Management
Business Writing
– for employee manuals, procedure manuals, training guides, checklists, forms, brochures, reports, etc.
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