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Small Business

Small businesses are the backbone of America and provide fantastic opportunities as well as many challenges. 


Industry challenges include:   

  • Shifts in regulations and government policies which can have positive or negative impacts on your business. 
  • Managing Cash flow when clients stall on payments, there are unexpected business expenses, or the day-to-day of outstanding debt becomes overwhelming.
  • Human Resources and strategy issues including Founder dependence, hiring and retention, healthcare and competition.
  • Growing revenues, increasing profits, client dependence, staying relevant and understanding your market 


 Some of the ways that FLEX Consulting can help:   

  • Business Plan Development for structured growth
  • Financial guidance, including cash flow strategies, budgeting, invoicing, outside investment and capital investments. 
  • Market-facing services including market and customer analysis, competitive analysis, diversification strategies and planning to prioritize growth & stability in new opportunities. 
  • Operational auditing, optimization, cost savings and growth are areas in which we excel and have deep experience.  Additionally, FLEX Consulting is available to help manage operations, allowing owner/operators and managers to focus on the development and growth of their business.
  • Resource and hiring services, including estimating the total cost of onboarding a new employee or consultant, determining the timeline for ROI (Return On Investment) and a longer-term valuation employee value to efficiency, stability and profitability. 


How we've helped others:

  • Capital Area Animal Response Team is a non-profit that specializes in large animal rescue in Wisconsin.  FLEX Consulting created the initial start-up assessment and five-year business plan, and implemented operational processes to drive continued growth in services and training in the region.  We also acted as liaison coordinator between the founders, Board of Directors, Government licensing boards, rescue training vendors, Board of Directors, Council Vet and Fire/EMS/Law Enforcement SME's during the establishment of the team. 
  • FLEX Consulting helped 2Rivers Bicycle to optimize operations and business systems based upon market analysis, business intelligence and updated customer engagement strategies. Activities included Business Planning, Strategic Financial Advisement and Accounting Services.