Success Stories: #50 of 50

50 Success Stories

Our Fractional CEO Restores Our Friend’s Business Health Client’s Challenging Situation: A friend who owned a family business, in the energy sector, needed CEO-level help during a particularly challenging time. Scope of the Problem: Our friend’s company needed to ensure creditors and clients had faith in the company’s future prospects. Our Solution: We provided a […]

Success Stories: #49 of 50

50 Success Stories

Systematizing & Automating Energy Management Processes and Growing Profit Client’s Challenging Situation: One of our software clients, in the energy sector, was losing money providing core energy management services. Core energy management services included: creating energy conservation & environment impact reporting [on greenhouse gases], creating energy audit reports, and performing energy engineering calculations for energy […]

Success Stories: #48 of 50

50 Success Stories

Setting Company Goals While Thinking About Your Talents & Strengths Client’s Challenging Situation: A family business friend was planning annual strategic planning sessions. She wanted to hold a special workshop to initiate discussion of annual corporate goals. In the past, strategic sessions had failed to yield the results she expected. She wanted her company’s leaders […]

Success Stories: #47 of 50

50 Success Stories

Fixing an Electricity Power Factor Problem Client’s Challenging Situation: While touring a family-business friend’s manufacturing operation, we learned that the company was paying large electricity power factor penalties. Scope of the Problem: Our friend explained that a senior operations person had left the company. Our friend believed the power factor penalties happened after the senior […]

Success Stories: #46 of 50

50 Success Stories

Investing in a Start-up Energy Appliance Company Client’s Challenging Situation: We invested in a start-up energy appliance company. When we arrived, the company had a great vision but was in a crisis. The company was undercapitalized, and it needed cashflow management assistance. Scope of the Problem: The company, which we invested in and served as […]

Success Stories: #45 of 50

50 Success Stories

Taking an Innovative Prototype Up to Assembly Line Production Speed Client’s Challenging Situation: A local tech start-up built a prototype device to perform assembly line measurements. While the prototype functioned properly at slow assembly line speed, it failed as the speed of the assembly line increased toward the production speed. Scope of the Problem: The […]

Success Stories: #44 of 50

50 Success Stories

A Northern Ontario Municipality Creates its First Municipal Energy Plan Client’s Challenging Situation: Representatives of a Northern Ontario municipality approached us to see if we would respond to an RFP. The government of Ontario was providing funding to support the creation of municipal energy plans…to ensure energy conservation and reduce greenhouse gases. Scope of the […]

Success Stories: #43 of 50

50 Success Stories

Strategic Planning – Strengths-based Leadership & Development Client’s Challenging Situation: Our client, a high-market-share manufacturing organization, wanted to inspire its employees. Scope of the Problem: The culture at our client’s workplace was laced with family business values. The owners genuinely cared about the well being of the people they employed. Our Solution: We recommended a […]

Success Stories: #42 of 50

50 Success Stories

Using LinkedIn Connections to Hire a Production Manager Client’s Challenging Situation: We were providing strategic planning services to one of our clients. During our SWOT discussions, we learned that our client had entered U.S. markets and sales volumes were growing. Production was increasing to meet the needs of both Canadian and U.S. clients. Scope of […]

Success Stories: #41 of 50

50 Success Stories

Custom-built software for a custom-built assembly line Client’s Challenging Situation: Our client, a manufacturer, had a specialized bottling process. They required a custom-built automated bottling assembly line. They decided to build rather than purchase a high-volume assembly line to: fill bottles, measure the contents of the bottles, record, with a high level of accuracy, the […]