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  • $150 hourly
    I successfully co-founded and bootstrapped a consulting business called Sonoma Partners that we sold to big four consulting firm Ernst & Young in March 2018. While at Sonoma Partners, I performed all of the CEO duties including leadership and execution of sales, marketing, and finance. Sonoma Partners focused on CRM implementations for enterprise and upper mid-market businesses, with a focus on the Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics CRM platforms. Sonoma Partners built an amazing employee culture and we won more than two dozen awards for our employee sanctification and experience. I also authored six different computer software books about Microsoft Dynamics CRM as the "official books" for Microsoft Press. Prior to Sonoma Partners, I co-founded a SaaS online appointment service via angel funding that we successfully sold to Trident Capital. My background also includes experience in mechanical engineering and product design, as I worked at Motorola and Fortune Brands as a design engineer after college.
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    Financial Analysis
    Financial Modeling
    Startup Consulting
    Salesforce CRM
    Microsoft Dynamics CRM
    Business Coaching
    Customer Relationship Management
    Sales Leadership
    Marketing Strategy
    Sales Management
    Strategy
  • $250 hourly
    Think of me as your fractional resource for a variety of Talent & People Operations HR projects (on-going or defined project work). I can provide executive expertise for a fraction of what it would cost to hire a full-time resource. Hourly rates and project rates will be determined after a consult meeting and tiered based on type of work needed. A little about me: - 10+ years recruiting/talent acquisition experience in digital marketing, web analytics, B2B tech sales, design, internships, finance accounting, and executive roles. - Expert experience in developing SOPs throughout the candidate and employee lifecycle: employer branding, recruiting, onboarding, performance management, coaching & development, and offboarding. - Expert with HR policy review, compentation and benefit review and planning, vendor review and management. - Executive presence with ability to interact and lead across all levels of the organization: Individual Contributors, Managers, Directors, Executives+ - Partner with individuals on developing individualized performance development plans, professional and personal life coaching. - Skilled in resume review and preparation, interview preparation, and offer negotiations Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: Leadership & Management: HR leadership, HR metrics & KPI development, People Operations SOPs, people management, talent management, professional coaching & development Culture & Engagement: employer branding, company culture, employee engagement, Recruiting: talent acquisition, recruiting, employee onboarding, remote working, Total Rewards: compensation, benefits, HR compliance, HR Policy & Handbook review, general employment law (I am NOT an attorney - all laws/policies should be reviewed by your corporate counsel). Global: PEO engagement & management, global teams, immigration, global mobility Additional Experience: start-ups, digital marketing, technology, Saas, B2B sales, SMB, Venture capital, Private Equity, M&A due diligence, insurance broker and vendor relations. Based in Chicago (available for most US working hours) On-site/in person work may be available and open for discussion
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    HR System Management
    Human Resource Management
    Recruiting Process Consulting
    Staff Recruitment & Management
    LinkedIn Recruiting
    Applicant Tracking Systems
    Employee Feedback
    People Management
    Interview Preparation
    Career Coaching
    Employee Onboarding
    Performance Management
    HR & Recruiting Software
    Employee Engagement
  • $43 hourly
    I have been working in the alternative medicine/herbal remedy field since 2016, and have a passion for people feeling good. I enjoy writing, listening to others, and helping people heal through sharing their stories. i am great at seeing problems and finding solutions. I find the simplest of changes, ideas, or perspectives are often all that is needed to make profound and fulfilling shifts. I find joy in helping people either discover or pursue their passions, and that most often comes through an aligned body, mind and spirit.
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    Martial Arts
    Meditation
    Nutrition
    Alternative Medicine
    Writing
    Writing Critique
    Natural Insight
    Psycholinguistics
    Psychology
    Typing
    Motivational Speaking
    Public Speaking
    Leadership Coaching
    Medicine
  • $60 hourly
    🚀 I'm a serial entrepreneur and have raised over 2 billion USD in equity and debt capital. I hold 12 years experience in corporate strategy, investor relations, and tech product management. I've supported an IPO of a fast growing electric vehicle startup, and am very familiar with verticals such as TMT, mobility, logistics and transportation. ❤️ What I enjoy helping others on: - Building premium business presentations for fundraising, board meetings, or internal communications - Crafting business plan, financial modeling, and go-to-market strategy - White boarding Strategic User Growth, Branding, and Marketing plans - Developing a new market entry strategy - Consulting on supply chain management & business operations 🪐 My expertise: B2C & B2B software/App, Autonomous Mobility, Electric Mobility, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain.
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    Presentations
    Business Consulting
    Presentation Design
    Startup Consulting
    Growth Strategy
    Market Analysis
    Venture Capital
    Data Analysis
    Corporate Strategy
    Market Research
    Product Management
    Financial Modeling
    Business Operations
    Automotive
  • $205 hourly
    My management consulting & coaching services extend to CEO's, COO's, PX's, and managers looking for expertise and assistance to build organizational capacity and drive organizational improvement. I am operations driven & specialized, focusing on clients who are seeking an expert, objective, and valuable outside perspective to address issues and solve problems. I have expertise in process improvement & mapping; Workflow Optimization; OKR methodology; KPI development; and SOP development & implementation. I build and implement systems & processes to support decentralization and improve delegation & accountability. I have expertise in CRM integrations and other business development methods. I drive growth and increased profitability through detailed analysis and benchmarking. I have founded three companies and served in C-Suite positions including CEO & COO. I have led significant organizational change on multiple occasions and deliver real measurable results. I am certified as a management consultant (CMC) through the Institute of Management Consultants. I am a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified by the Project Management Institute and I am recognized by the US Green Building Council as a LEED Accredited Professional for Building, Construction, & Design (LEED AP BC&D). I have earned a credential in business analytics, economics, and accounting from Harvard Business School. Areas of Expertise: Operational Efficiency OKR & KPI Implementation & Tracking Process Mapping Executive Coaching Substantive Strategy & Vision Support Leadership Development Project Management Change Management Subcontractor Management Contract Negotiations Performance Analysis Labor Analysis Revenue Budgeting & Forecasting ERP Systems CRM Analysis & Integration M&A Contractor Vetting & Due Diligence. Estimating & Proposals Decision Support
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    Construction
    Project Management Professional
    Management Skills
    Building
    Management Accounting
    Construction Monitoring
    Business Coaching
    Business Management
    Business
    Economics
    Management Consulting
    Business Analysis
    Business Operations
    Project Management
  • $125 hourly
    I'm a U.S. Army veteran, business consultant, and research scientist with a penchant for strategic planning, building relationships, and leveraging data to drive decisions. I have a proven track record in leading and coaching interdisciplinary teams to ensure individual growth, project excellence, and impactful results. My goal is to to work with mission-driven organizations will couple data and talented people to solve grand challenges.
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    Business Development
    Public Policy
    Strategy
    Lead Nurturing
    Policy Writing
    Project Management
    Data Analysis
  • $25 hourly
    Experienced writer with sufficient knowledge of variegated compositional approaches and subjects, with additional expertise in research methods and data analysis. Predominately, I can write, copy-edit, or complete other similar tasks for you, whether it be academic, technical, research-related, creative, advertising, blog-writing, speech-writing—whether informative, persuasive, objective, or otherwise, I’ve got your back. CURRENT ROLES: Editorial Assistant for an educational publishing company, Writing Mentor and Teaching Assistant for multiple courses, Research Assistant in university sociology lab, Higher-Ed Tutor, and Graduate Student in Sociology EDUCATION: M.S. Sociology — IN PROGRESS B.S. English & Sociology (double) A.A. General with Psychology focus WRITING: - Published in university anthology - Published in creative arts journal Euphemism 8x - Dozens of articles posted on my website - Over 50 news reports written for university newspaper RESEARCH: - Symposium presentation on poster; results from experiments conducted on self-esteem - Qualitative interviews of ex-offender program employees Other services include: - Alt-Text Writing/Accessibility Semantics - Research Methods/Data Analysis/Data Entry - Wordpress/Wix Site Development Subjects (include but not limited to) - Sociology/Social Justice/Social Behavior - Criminal Justice Science/Criminology - Psychology - Philosophy/Historical Theorists and Theoretical Approaches - Current Events/Political Science - Controversy/Debate/Conspiracy
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    Research Methods
    Web Development
    Essay Writing
    Market Research
    News Writing
    Blog Writing
    Data Analysis
    Typing
  • $250 hourly
    "I'm a transformational Consultant & Coach with experience in serving as a catalyst for connecting the communities in the workplace in small and medium sized businesses. ~ I partner with you to create replicable hiring and on-boarding systems that increases retention of high performing employees. ~ I understand the importance of maximizing the talents & gifts of employees to increase job satisfaction and job embeddedness. ~ I provide a customized development program in the following areas: Coaching, Succession Planning, Leadership Development, Strategic Advising, and Recruitment.
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    Leadership Development
    Leadership Training
    Recruiting
    Organizational Behavior
    Career Coaching
    Life Coaching
    Staff Development
    Leadership Skills
    Human Resource Management
  • $120 hourly
    Save 1-2 hours/day - Use More Than 10% of your Computer/ Smartphone/Apps' Capabilities. I provide Performance Management and Workforce Productivity training, coaching , and consulting, management tools, techniques, tips and strategies for effectively managing e-mail, tasks, and projects. Our proven ability to assist business professionals in leveraging technology (including desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) is of great value to anyone in need of greater sales and/or productivity results. TurnerTime offers training on-site, via webinar and via our website and can be of great benefit to sales teams, management and executives looking to either generate more sales, spend more time on the important parts of the business and/or have less stress and fatigue. What makes our training so powerful is that it is based on real world expertise and your technology environment, including your E-mail.
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    iPad
    iPhone
    iOS
    Android
    Microsoft OneNote
    Microsoft Outlook
    Coaching
    Business Coaching
    Tech & IT
  • $95 hourly
    Hi! I am Lori 😊. I am a self-motivated individual with HIGH energy, strong work ethic, and the definition of a team player. I am incredibly processed oriented, so much so that I see patterns to increase effectiveness. Everywhere. I have been and will be always be Quota-Surpassing in any sales role by using my resources to recognize opportunities, build a stable and trusting relationship, and be prepared to overcome any and all objections. I can train you or your team to not only do the same, but turn information received in tele-prospecting and cold call days into strong potential prospects I have strong persuasive skills to communicate solutions; I am consistent and a strong closer.
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    Sales Development
    Sales Operations
    Sales Enablement
    Sales & Marketing Collateral
    Social Media Management
    Social Media Content Creation
    Content Creation
    Motivational Speaking
    Coaching Session
    Sales
    Keynote
    Outbound Sales
    Sales & Marketing
  • $250 hourly
    A passionate and talented expert in executive development, Caroline brings a combined 15+ years of experience working within and alongside women-owned businesses, c-suite teams and higher education. Board-Certified Executive Coach with expertise in intersectionality and women's leadership development, program curriculum development, 1:1 and team executive coaching. Highly skilled in building strategic alliances and creating customized solutions for women-led diverse organizations. Speaks four languages fluently, has lived extensively in five countries, and conducted public speaking engagements worldwide. SKILL HIGHLIGHTS ● Women & diverse leader executive development ● Applied Positive Psychology in business ● Customized leadership program development ● C-Suite, high-potential middle management ● Corporate, SMB, start-ups, MBAs ● Group facilitation, public speaking ACTIVE COACHING CREDENTIALS ● Board-Certified Coach (BCC), Center for Credentialing and Education ● CEC Certified Executive Coach, Center for Executive Coaching ● FLOW Certified Business Coach, Flow Coaching Institute ● Certified in Hogan Assessment Suite ● CEC Certified Team Coach, Center for Executive Coaching (I/P) ● Over 125 hours of training accredited by the International Coaching Federation
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    Higher Education
    Coaching
    Management Consulting
    Management Development
    Startup Company
    Entrepreneurship
    Female Voice
    Female
    Cross Functional Team Leadership
    Educational Leadership
    Leadership Training
    Leadership Skills
    Leadership Development
    Leadership Coaching
  • $175 hourly
    Business executive with 20+ years in corporate experience, including higher education, telecom, technology, automotive industries. Provides executive and career coaching, and interview preparation services. I've conducted hundreds of interviews during my career (both as hiring manager and job seeker) and have a passion for helping others achieve their career goals.
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    Consultation Session
    Business Analysis
    Mock Interview
    Interview Preparation
    Career Coaching
    Strategy
    Finance
  • $195 hourly
    SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS LEADER AND DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION COACH Seasoned executive with a proven track record in strategically advancing corporate communications, enhancing corporate reputation, and fostering robust employee engagement. Certified diversity professional and coach. Recognized for safeguarding and promoting company culture, values, and beliefs. Proficient in crafting comprehensive internal and external communication strategies, authoring impactful publicity materials, adeptly handling proactive and reactive and media engagements, and overseeing successful promotional events. Pivotal in implementing innovative communication enhancements to elevate organizational effectiveness..
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    Investor Roadshow
    Corporate Communications
    Internal Communications
    Change Communication
    Public Relations Strategy
    Public Relations Consultation
    Diversity & Inclusion
    Employee Communications
    Crisis Communications Plan
    Crisis Communications
    Communications
    Training
    Public Relations
    Reputation Management
  • $180 hourly
    Award-winning external communications executive with 20 years of experience leading and implementing high impact global and cross-cultural communications strategies. Accomplished storyteller with a proven track record in public relations, crisis communications and reputation management. Recognized as a leader and C-Suite communications counselor and confidant. Thrive in creating and rebuilding brands and reshaping external narratives that exceed business objectives. Deep industry expertise in financial, technology, ESG, SaaS and health and wellness communications. EXPERTISE Top-Tier Media Relations Spokesperson Stakeholder Engagement Digital Strategy Integrated Marketing Issues Management Executive Media Coaching Campaign Creation Social Impact CEO Communications Coalition Building Advocacy
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    Media Inquiries
    Media Relations
    Sustainability
    Reputation Management
    Corporate Communications
    Crisis Management
    Crisis Communications Plan
    Crisis Communications
    Marketing Communications
    Communication Strategy
    Public Relations Strategy
    Public Relations Consultation
    Public Relations
    Communications
  • $180 hourly
    Transform your career and life. I've guided over 500 leaders globally to overcome burnout, navigate transitions, conquer imposter syndrome, accelerate growth and improve outcomes while discovering true fulfillment. ​ What makes my approach different? A roadmap to your success: We'll craft a personalized development plan for clarity and direction on your coaching journey. Deep self-discovery: Unlock your true potential and what matters most. Proven techniques and a targeted focus: My toolkit combines positive psychology, neuroscience, cognitive behavioral strategies, emotional intelligence, and a laser-focused approach for results tailored to YOU. With me as your guide, you will: Define crystal-clear goals Build an actionable plan to reach them Master the skills and mindset for lasting success ​​ My executive coaching focuses on maximizing your potential by tapping into your innate strengths and leadership style. Through a collaborative process, I'll help you clarify your vision, set ambitious goals, address blind spots, and develop strategies for navigating complex challenges. I'll hold a mirror to your thinking, provide constructive feedback, and challenge you to step outside your comfort zone for exponential growth. ​ We'll begin with an assessment of your leadership styles, strengths, and areas for development and goals. Together, we'll craft a targeted development plan. Sessions may involve role-playing difficult scenarios, honing communication strategies, exploring mindset shifts, and building skills aligned with your goals: ​ Sharpen communication, delegation, team building, and conflict resolution for maximum impact. Develop executive presence to command respect and influence decision-makers. Foster a culture of ownership where your team thrives on initiative and accountability. Master the art of 'managing up' to build strategic partnerships with executives and align your team's goals. Prioritize sustainable career practices that combat burnout and promote long-term success. ​ Your Transformation Package Includes: Clarity & Direction: Explore your potential in a focused 90 minute session, then co-create a vision, goals, and success measures. Personalized Coaching: Dive deep with 6 biweekly sessions to build skills and overcome challenges. Unlimited texts, email and phone call in between sessions. Accountability & Progress: Track your journey with our shared Personal Development Plan, plus detailed summaries to keep you motivated. Expert Resources: Get curated tools and insights handpicked for your specific journey. ​ Below are a few examples of how Executive Coaching can help you reach the next level: ​ Accelerate Your Career Trajectory: Unlock your potential and achieve ambitious goals faster with personalized guidance and support. Gain a Strategic Sounding Board: Benefit from confidential, unbiased insights as you make critical business decisions. Invest in Yourself and Your Team: Boost your company's performance by developing the leadership skills essential for long-term success. Experience Tailored Transformation: Get customized coaching solutions that address your unique challenges and propel you forward. Overcoming Communication Barriers: Develop the skills to deliver clear, persuasive messages, navigate difficult conversations, and foster productive relationships. Managing Conflict and Influence: Learn strategies for resolving workplace conflicts, building consensus, and gaining buy-in for your vision. Enhancing Executive Presence: Cultivate the gravitas, charisma, and authenticity that commands respect and inspires trust. Boosting Resilience and Managing Stress: Develop tools to navigate high-pressure situations, combat burnout, and maintain a healthy work-life balance. Executive Interview Preparation: Hone your message, master behavioral interview techniques, and project the confidence and expertise that land top-tier positions. Leadership Development: Enhance your decision-making, communication, and strategic planning abilities to elevate your performance and inspire your team. Career Transition Support: Gain clarity on your goals, create a compelling personal brand, and navigate career changes with confidence. Onboarding and Assimilation: Accelerate your success in a new executive role by gaining organizational insight, building crucial relationships, and creating a strategic action plan. ​​ I'm with you every step of the way with email, text, and unlimited phone support between sessions. ​
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    Startup Pitchbook
    Startup Consulting
    Life Coaching
    Business Consulting
    Sales Consulting
    Coaching
    Business
    Mental Health
    Wellness
  • $150 hourly
    I'm a International Business and Real Estate Developer, Strategist and Urban Historic Preservationist. I have a plethora of business experience. I can help you by serving as Business Advisor, Strategist and Developer to Entrepreneur Training, Real Estate Development, Emotional Intelligence and Money Psychology Coaching. My experience includes working as a Healthcare Business Advisor and serving on the Board of Advisors for the Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers where I designed and developed a progressive new business model for vascular outpatient surgical centers and micro-hospitals. I am a former Franchisee Partner that developed an Award-Winning Massage Envy and was consistently nominated for Franchisee of the Year and sat on the National Franchisee Advertising Board. I am also creator and developer of the Mind of an Entrepreneur brand that currently produces a Podcast, authors and publishes books on mental strategies for navigating the world of business. I offer Corporate and Individual Coaching and Training Services and public speaking on topics such as: Crisis Management, Conflict Resolution, Social and Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Fitness, Critical Thinking, Money Psychology, Proper Handling of People, and more. I am an Author of the Mind of an Entrepreneur Book offering Mental Strategies to help you navigate the world of business.
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    Leadership Training
    Partnership Coaching
    Life Coaching
    Business Development
    Startup Pitchbook
    Startup Consulting
    Thought Leadership Content
    Leadership Development
    Leadership Coaching
    Training & Development
    Entrepreneurship
    Business Coaching
    Business Consulting
    Business Strategy
  • $70 hourly
    My unique blend of experience and vision positions me as a mentor who can inspire and guide other businesses towards achieving their full potential. As a seasoned business leader with over 9 years of invaluable experience in both retail and online business sectors, I possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise that sets me apart as a valuable asset in the industry. My proven track record of success in developing innovative strategies, driving growth, and maximizing profitability speaks volumes about my remarkable leadership skills. My ability to coach and develop others in generating ideas and crafting effective business plans showcases my passion for nurturing talent and fostering business excellence.
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    Business Planning & Strategy
    Social Media Marketing Plan
    Market Planning
    Leadership Skills
    Entrepreneurship
    Leadership Coaching
    Career Coaching
    Business Consulting
  • $100 hourly
    Helping busy professionals ᴅᴇꜱɪɢɴ ᴛʜᴇ ʟɪꜰᴇ ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴡᴀɴᴛ by providing them with tools and strategies that will help them see their designed life come to fruition. 🙌 So nice to meet you! 🤝 Let me introduce myself, I am Christy Taylor, owner of My Life Designed, LLC. Through my Signature 6 Pillars of Progress- D.E.S.I.G.N.™ process, I strategically help busy professionals design the life they want by providing them with tools and strategies that will help them see their designed life come to fruition. 𝒜𝓇𝑒 𝓎𝑜𝓊 𝓇𝑒𝒶𝒹𝓎 𝓉𝑜 𝒹𝑒𝓈𝒾𝑔𝓃 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝓁𝒾𝒻𝑒 𝓎𝑜𝓊 𝓌𝒶𝓃𝓉? I absolutely love helping people not only design their best life but actually live it out! Here’s a bit about me: 🔷 I spent over 25 years in the corporate arena, and have over 10 years of management experience. Leaving the corporate world in 2019, I was a Director level executive at an engineering firm. I have a wide array of leadership experience in business ownership, marketing, operations, strategic sales revenue growth, business development, and customer relations management. 🔷 I am now the owner of a wellness company, an author, a life design strategist, and a motivational speaker. In 2017, I published a book, Fighting Fat with Fearless Faith that I turned into an online coaching program. This led to speaking gigs, retreats, my podcast, and other revenue streams. I focus on this full-time now. In the past, I also owned an internet marketing firm for four years. 🔷 I earned an MBA from Franklin University and a Master's in Human Behavior from Liberty University. 🔷 Married for 25 years with 4 amazing children and one precious granddaughter. I find myself fulfilled when I’m climbing mountains, zip-lining, white-water rafting, and jumping off towers and out of planes! But, ask me to get on a carnival ride, and I’ll dodge!
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    Career Coaching
    Life Coaching
  • $125 hourly
    Hi, I'm new to Upwork, but not new to business consulting. I'm here to help you take your startup or early stage business to the next level as your advisor & strategist. About me: I am the founder of two tech companies, CampfireSocial & Pet Gotcha Day, and I've raised over $1M+ from investors. I am a 24 year award winning global business strategy & insights veteran who has worked for companies such as SC Johnson, Kraft, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Dude Wipes, MillerCoors, Heineken, GoMacro, the Illinois State Lottery, Story Street Labs (startup), Pharmavite, Calvono (startup), VisionTech Robotics (startup), various Private Equity firms, Freeman, GES, the American Library Association, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the National Retail Federation (NRF) and more. My experience includes ideation, brand development, market research, creating roadmaps, developing your go-to-market strategy, fixing & optimizing companies, SaaS product development, strategic planning, angel & VC funding strategies, product & packaging innovation, defining operational strategies and translating insights into action. I am available for general C-Level consulting, serving as your fractional Chief Product Officer or fractional CEO, conducting market research & focus group moderation, & leading product development and full product lifecycle opportunities. Please reach out. I'd love to learn more about your goals and help you bring them to fruition. I bill at $125/hr but open to payment/equity hybrid models. Masked case studies & references available upon request. Due to the nature of my work, I sign NDAs and keep all work output completely confidential. You’ll want your deliverables kept confidential too. Here are a few quotes from my clients: 1. Erica's ability to conduct insightful interviews with market leaders is impressive. She approached each conversation with an in depth understanding of our objectives, asked thoughtful questions, and gained valuable insights. She took the time to thoroughly understand the nuances of our industry, which allowed us to make well-informed decisions. Her contributions were invaluable in shaping our market strategy. I would highly recommend Erica to anyone seeking a skilled and reliable market researcher. I wouldn’t be able to get through this process without your help! – Tyler, VisionTech Robotics 2. Erica did an excellent job in recruiting and interviewing candidates for a market research project for our company. She was creative with our budget and always adapted to meet our needs. She is professional and timely. She was able to extract truly unique perspectives and provide tangible action steps. Her professionalism, flexibility, and quick responses made working with her a pleasure. – Gopal, Calvono 3. I've had the pleasure of partnering with Erica on several shopper insights projects over the past 3+ years. She is intelligent, dynamic and creative, not afraid to speak her mind with an assertiveness backed by a fresh perspective. She has full command of the research issues of every project, while always understanding context and keeping her eye on the ultimate marketing objectives. She thinks strategically but switches to tactical mode, when needed, on the turn of a dime (or whatever coin people pivot on these days). She brings an innovations mindset to shopper insights because she has that ideal balance of creativity and analytical skills. She is also a lot of fun to be with. When traveling across the country, often multiple cities on consecutive days, it's a bonus to like the people you work with. Erica is kind and not only has a wonderful sense of humor, she is funny herself. She is a great verbal sparring partner and a keen observer of human behavior, whether the subject is the research or things going on in the culture or the next table over. Perhaps the biggest testament to someone's character is what they bring out in other people. Collaborating with Erica spurs me to better thinking and better results, and she helps keep me on top of my game. – Marc, ERP
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    Investment Strategy
    Business Consulting
    Financial Analysis
    Go-to-Market Strategy
    Data Segmentation
    Strategic Planning
    Product Development
    Focus Group Moderation
    Market Research
    Startup Consulting
    International Marketing
    Customer Insight Analysis
    Coaching
    Brand Development
  • $129 hourly
    Imagine your customers saying "wow" every day! My passion? To transform the service experience, delivering unprecedented customer loyalty and profits. I combine the hard stuff – technology, finance, and process discipline – while engaging, servicing, and listening intently to customers. I find talented, enthusiastic people, hungry for knowledge and excellence, and make their growth my business. A zealous student of best practices and business intelligence, I set the standard high and deliver unprecedented results. "Customer experience-obsession” is part of my professional DNA. I bring innovation and metrics to the table as a C-level service optimization professional. My relentless focus on results has been successfully applied to different industries and companies of all types, sizes, and global locations including independent consulting with high-growth startups primarily in health services. I also offer the following: ♦ Six Sigma Certification ♦ Process and KPI expertise ♦ High-energy synergist, intellectually curious mind always looking for a better way of doing things ♦ Experienced in startups, mid-level, and global operations ♦ Collaborative communicator (connect up, down, & laterally) ♦ Keen financial acumen, driving profit My promise is to develop & implement innovative service strategies that dramatically increases customer & business value creation.
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    SaaS
    Service Design
    Customer Service
    Customer Experience
    Call Center Management
  • $300 hourly
    Vibha Chawla is a Certified FocalPoint Business and Executive Coach, where she works with Small Business Owners (specially Psychotherapists, Chiropractors, lawyers, etc.) and executives to conduct financial assessments, operational performance improvements, and business coaching for improved business growth and profitability. Vibha is an expert in leadership, financial management, operations, and business development. She has 19+ years of Process Simplification and Operational Performance Improvement experience in highly complex environments leading to minimal waste, fewer delays, and better customer satisfaction. A graduate of Texas Tech University (M.S.), and National Institute of Technology (B. Tech, India). Vibha loves to learn Bollywood dance, although she’s not an expert.
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    Business Consulting
    Marketing Strategy
    Sales Strategy
    Business Coaching
  • $175 hourly
    Laura is an executive coach and consultant who has dedicated her career to helping people be their best selves and empowering people with the resources and information they need to reach their full potential. Laura has more than 25 years of leadership experience as a business strategist, entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, coach, writer, and consultant in the nonprofit sector and for-profit sectors. Her clients appreciate her deep and broad experience in fundraising, her vision and perspective on leading strategies, and strength in coaching to increase influence from any level in an organization. Consulting & Coaching Expertise • Leadership coaching for mid and senior level executives • Fundraising consulting, coaching, and training • Cause marketing strategy consulting • Creating and coaching high performing teams • Marketing and communication consulting • Strategic plan development consulting • New business and entrepreneur coaching • Board coaching and training Career Focus & Accomplishments Building and Executing Strategy: Since early in her career, Laura has been involved in leading and influencing strategy development for companies and organizations. Her experience in strategy development includes brand, financial, organizational, fundraising, marketing and communications at both Fortune 500 companies and global, national and local nonprofit organizations. Her strategic skills have led to increased revenue, impact, and more meaningful connections with customers that have lasting results. Growing Revenue: Laura’s ability to influence and drive revenue growth has been demonstrated throughout her career. Early in her professional life, she helped position the Gardetto’s brand for sale to General Mills and led brands in the Kraft Foods portfolio to double digit increases year over year. As a fundraiser, Laura grew the cause marketing program at Feeding America from a $1M program to a $16M program in five years. As CEO of a local social service agency, Laura doubled revenue while repositioning the organization for future growth. More recently, her work as a consultant has led to new partnerships and multi-million-dollar growth for her clients. Fostering Innovation: At her core, Laura is a visionary. Where others see challenges, she sees opportunities. Whether launching a new product or developing a new method of serving people in need, she has delivered on results by exploring what is possible. Her most recent accomplishment includes the launch of a virtual food pantry which allows people in need to order their groceries online, removing a barrier to food service. The vision came to life over the course of five years and is projected to double the amount of people served in the next five. Leading Change: Leading teams through change is one of the most challenging experiences Laura has faced in her career. Her experience in fostering teams includes managing complex and matrixed relationships during turbulent organizational changes, influencing leaders at all levels during periods of innovation, and guiding staff and volunteers through the challenges of COVID-19 while maintaining high levels of performance. In addition to her coaching and consulting, Laura is widely regarded as an expert in cause marketing and creative concept development. She has been the brains and word guru behind Feeding America's Give a Meal, Ronald McDonald House's Keeping Families Close, Girl Scouts' Press Play campaign and more recently NFTE's Fuel a Future. Laura has written copy for profit and nonprofit organizations and always lands on the words that will motive action.
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    Assessment Activity
    Branding & Marketing
    Business Coaching
    Marketing
    Branding
    Career Coaching
    Copywriting
    Brand Consulting
    Campaign Copywriting
    Fundraising
    Strategy
  • $30 hourly
    I'm passionate about the people of my organization. Employees are the engine of businesses and it's vital that they create cultures in which they can thrive. As a human resources professional, I know how important my role is in regards to business success. With my years of experience in HR, I am adept at enhancing the employee experience and developing positive workplace cultures. Specialties: HR strategy, HR management, talent pipeline management, recruitment, payroll, diversity & equality, HRS, ATS, talent management, onboarding, employee relations, compensation analysis, and coaching.
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    Psychology
    Career Coaching
    Human Resources
    Human Resource Management
    Human Resources Consulting
    Strategy
    Human Resources Compliance
    Life Coaching
    HR & Business Services
    Compensation
    Payroll Accounting
    Benefits
  • $100 hourly
    I’m a community engagement expert. I build community inside companies & measure impact outside companies. My community work was a baptism of fire in post-Soviet Ukraine in the early 1990s. It’s since taken me across the globe: human trafficking supply chain assessments across Asia, government planning in Colombia, faith-based communities in Africa, global NGOs in the EU, and corporate consulting in North America. While I spend the majority of my time internationally, I am intimately familiar with middle America. I grew up in a trailer park in the small town of Doylestown, just outside of Akron Ohio USA. I was the first person in my family to attend university, earning an athletic scholarship at the University of Missouri As a former professional runner, I personify an athlete + entrepreneurial mindset— working hard, tackling tough tasks and being willing to bet on myself. As a Founder, I've built teams that achieve what individuals simply cannot. This balance has served me well over the decades of community building. I've found this balance, and my experiences can help most leaders reach their goals. Let's chat!
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    Religious, Charitable & Nonprofit
    Community Outreach
    Community Strategy
    Employee Engagement
    Motivational Speaking
    Public Speaking
    Brand Consulting
    Life Coaching
    Career Coaching
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Social Impact Assessment
    Community Engagement
  • $155 hourly
    I'm an accredited coach through the International Coaching Federation and hold the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) distinction. PCC Credential-holders are trained (125+ hours) with over 500 hours of coaching experience. I received my coach training from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPeC) and Gallup, and am a certified strengths coach and energy leadership practitioner. I have an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Masters in Education and Leadership. In addition to working with dozens of personal clients, I worked with companies such as Project Management Institute, Teach for America, Peer Health Exchange and Reality. I work with clients of all backgrounds and experience to help them gain greater awareness, remove roadblocks and help them achieve their personal and professional goals. In addition, my background is in Learning and Development. In addition to creating over 80 e-learning and synchronous sessions, I have managed a Learning Management System, been responsible for logistics (zoom links, schedules, train-the-trainer) and subsequent evaluation.
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    Instructional Design
    Elearning
    Leadership Skills
    Facilitation
    Leadership Training
    Life Coaching
    Leadership Coaching
    Coaching
  • $70 hourly
    Startup Experience: 10+ years playing a key role in 10 company acquisitions and serving as Partner at a venture capital firm with 1,200 active companies in the portfolio and 43 exits. Leadership Experience: 12+ years building, leading, and inspiring teams between 3-100 employees Job Placement: 4+ years of experience teaching and coaching job searchers with 2,000+ job placements Marketing: 12+ years as an expert marketer in a range of industries, specializing in GTM and scaling
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    Marketing
    Venture Capital
    Job Search Strategy
    Fundraising
    Data Analysis
    Project Management
    Growth Strategy
    Strategic Planning
    Recruiting
    Cover Letter
    Resume
    Executive Summary
    Pitch Deck
    Startup Consulting
  • $175 hourly
    As a writer, editor, strategist, facilitator, trainer and Board Certified Coach, I mix and match my skill sets to meet my clients’ needs. I’ve worked with individuals and businesses of all sizes, including non-profits and for-profits. Over the years, my clients have included national magazines, Fortune 100 companies, small and large health care and educational institutions, marketing and communication agencies, and many people ready to make a change in their lives. I can help you: * Improve your organization's culture * Build a (more) cohesive team * Coach leaders at every level to develop needed skills * Create custom training * Facilitate leadership training I've created * Support strategy development * Write and edit for internal and external print and digital needs * Provide project management on the above types of projects I've made a career out of melding my various skillsets for special projects. Let's talk about yours!
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    Career Coaching
    Strategy
    Coaching
    Communications
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