How to Use Us

Ready. Set. Go.

We believe that using consultants to help your business should be simple and affordable. Therefore, we’ve designed a few projects that most of our clients have needed to begin simplifying.

Long Term Planning

Develop a vision or roadmap for your business or department

In two all-day workshops, your team works together to generate a shared perspective on where the business should be headed and how to get there.  We provide the approach, facilitation of the workshops, and creation of the final documents.
$10,000. 

Organization Design

Determine roles and structure for teams to achieve their goals

Define the necessary job functions and reporting lines for organizational success in a series of preparatory meetings that culminate with a half-day workshop.  We provide the draft design, facilitation of the workshop, and generation of the final documents.

10 – 50 People: $15,000
50+ People: contact us for a custom engagement

Cash Cycle Analysis

Discover opportunities to improve payables, receivables and inventory to free up the cash in your business

We’ll analyze your working capital to identify opportunities for improvement.  This work requires access to the business’s detailed financial records and to the people who currently manage working capital.  We perform the analysis, interview relevant members of your team, and prepare a report of our findings and recommendations. 

$15,000

Where working capital exceeds $1million, we are willing to perform the analysis and support the implementation of changes in exchange for a percentage of the savings that are realized.  Contact us for a custom engagement to learn more.

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Process Design

Streamline your back-office processes to reduce work and eliminate errors

We’ll observe and map your current processes, identify opportunities to eliminate waste, and ensure that the outputs meet your business objectives.  We perform the observations and analysis, interview relevant members of your team, and prepare a report of our findings and process design recommendations.

Simple Process (3 or fewer hand-offs): $5,000
Medium Complexity Process (3 to 5 hand-offs): $10,000
Complex Process (more than 5 hand-offs): contact us for a custom engagement

Business Case

Understand the benefit of your projects, including NPV, ROI, IRR, and payback period

Develop the business case for proposed changes, including estimation of the benefits and costs, calculation of the NPV, ROI, IRR, payback period, or any other common financial metric that you use. We’ll interview key managers to understand the existing business and proposed changes, perform the impact analysis, and create a business case report.

$15,000

"Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means."

—Dr. Koichi Kawana

Custom Engagements

Your business is complicated—we get it. Engaging with us for a custom project is simple. Here’s how it works.

Step 1 — Your Need

You email us to set up a conversation so that we can understand the problem you’d like to solve. We’ll get back to you in less than 1 day.

Step 2 — SOW

We draft a Statement of Work that outlines our understanding of the problem and the work you need done. It will include the project timeline and investment.

Step 3 — Particulars

You’ll review the SOW and make sure all the bases are covered. We’ll agree to the deliverables, timeline, and investment. This is also when we’ll take care of any legal items if required.

Step 4 — Start!

That’s it.
We’ll get started on your project as soon as you are ready. In most cases, projects can begin within 2 weeks.

Step 1 — Your Need

You email us to set up a conversation so that we can understand the problem you’d like to solve. We’ll get back to you in less than 1 day.

Step 2 — SOW

We draft a Statement of Work that outlines our understanding of the problem and the work you need done. It will include the project timeline and investment.

Step 3 — Particulars

You’ll review the SOW and make sure all the bases are covered. We’ll agree to the deliverables, timeline, and investment. This is also when we’ll take care of any legal items if required.

Step 4 — Start!

That’s it.
We’ll get started on your project as soon as you are ready. In most cases, projects can begin within 2 weeks.

Make Simple Work for You