Business owners coming together to help each other grow.

Practical Ideas | Positive Results | Profitable Companies

CEO Roundtable

CEO, Owner,
President
Key Leader

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Trusted Advisor Roundtable

Client Relationships
Executive Best Practices
Building Resources

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6 Critical Areas For Business Success

Could Your Business Do Better?
Would You Like to Grow Your Business?
Do You Need More Staffing?

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What is a Raven Roundtable? Get busy on the rest of your life.

Gain insights and inspiration by investing in a Raven Roundtable peer advisory group. Experience an intelligent, guided approach to awakening your personal excellence. It’s there, waiting to be refined and released.

You’ll broaden your personal and business perspectives. You’ll also hone your skills through facilitated dialogue with eight to ten professionals of diverse backgrounds.

Next, you’ll enhance your skills with one-on-one coaching including a strengths assessment. You’ll also MAP* your personal route to success.

Linda’s expertise ensures that your valuable time generates new ideas, useful tools and rejuvenated vigor for your business and your life.

*MAP — Mining, Assessing, Planning.

Raven Cue

Boldness, audacity, chutzpah, sisu

No matter what you call it, it implies a person willing to take risks, try the untried, improve on the unproven.  Bold people are open to new ideas, willing to try new things and imagine possibilities. Chutzpah is the quality of audacity, for good or for bad.  The Yiddish word has been “Americanized” to describe courage, determination and passion in
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Differentiate: Find Your Secret Sauce

When I owned a machine shop, it was a challenge to market the company.  There were thousands of small job shops just like mine in Minnesota; to “differentiate” the company was difficult. Buyers knew shops had different capabilities.  They machined round parts or square; aluminum or steel; big parts or small.  Some shops specialized in government contracts, while others preferred
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I am Thankful for…

Today is Thanksgiving; a day to count your blessings and be grateful for: 1. A roof over your head 2. A family that loves you 3. Receiving a second chance every day you wake up 4. Things you are good at 5. The opportunity to get an education 6. Freedom of religion/freedom from religion 7. Someone to make you smile on your
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Raven Roundtable meetings have become a regular, personal, and insightful advisory board review of my most important business issues and strategies.

This ad hoc Raven / Packard advisory board share their perspectives of my new and most vexing issues and keep me from reinventing the wheel. And most importantly, from making mistakes I might have made without this discipline.

Working on my business is as important as working in my business (my first rule of business).

Strategic Corporate Acquisition and Partner Search

Mike T - President