Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
It began in a Zoom meeting. Little boxes reflecting our attendance at a meeting during the pandemic.
We listened that morning about how to fulfill our dreams. We heard that dreams can be attained by eating an elephant, one spoonful at a time. We understood that if you have others working beside you toward your dream you can be successful.
This book represents our collective dream of publishing a book. Thirty consultants generously shared their tip to help you grow your business. We thank Mary Helen Conroy for the inspiration, prodding and means to complete this task. We thank Ann Massie Nelson for her generous time in editing this work so we sound brilliant. We thank Mary Jane Connor for her cover sharing the wish we have to share our consultant knowledge.
We acknowledge all our families, our friends and mostly the clients we have all worked with through the years. Without any of you we would not have dreamed at all.
Welcome to exploring the minds of Madison Area Business Consultants. We’re a relatively small organization and we attract people with big ideas. We discovered a way to unlock the brain power of 30 Madison area business consultants in this book. We all come to this group with the hope of connecting with people who can create value for each other and our clients, while creating a platform for giving to others.
In this book you’ll find an objective point of view, specifically presented to help you and your organization identify and analyze challenges that are in need of a solution. Some you’re aware of and others you might not be able to see or recognize. We can help you reduce inefficiencies, pinpoint solutions, save money, make money, improve overall performance, and facilitate the change necessary to achieve your goals.
Our organization was created to provide a shared learning experience for Madison’s best business consultants. Our focus is always on improving our consulting skill sets and finding great businesses that want to benefit from the knowledge and expertise our members bring to the market. We support each other.
Time to dig in and learn if there’s a tip or trick that you can add to your knowledge base.
Thank you for your time and interest in the life lessons brought forward by our expert professionals.
John Russell, President, 2019-2021