Makarios Consulting Blog

How Business Consulting Firms Can Help You Build Your Company’s Vision

Ogilvy & Mather recently announced the vision for its software company SAP, demonstrating that a vision is vital to the lasting power of an organization. The secret to the greatest company visions ever dreamed are the business consulting firms that assisted in their development and implementation. Why a Vision Matters Having a clear company vision … Continue reading How Business Consulting Firms Can Help You Build Your Company’s Vision

Slow down — Business Consulting Firms can show you how to make better decisions by slowing the process for decision making

A bad business decision can go a long way toward alienating allies and making enemies. In recent news, Argentina’s seemingly hasty decision to attempt to reclaim the energy company YPF has tarnished its image as a business-friendly country. Good, effective decisions are logical, creative and defendable. Business consulting firms can help you slow down your decision-making … Continue reading Slow down — Business Consulting Firms can show you how to make better decisions by slowing the process for decision making

Why Business Consulting Firms are a Must for Any Company

Every organization has unique needs, but today’s tough economic environment presents business with the same general types of challenges. Partnering with business consulting firms can help your company experience an increase in stakeholder loyalty, sustainable growth, improved levels of productivity and operational excellence. Business consulting firms offer more than just strategic one-time plans or leadership … Continue reading Why Business Consulting Firms are a Must for Any Company

Why You Should Learn About Business Consulting Firms

The business world is crowded and competitive. It is also filled with pride, emotions, and egos. Because of this, many business professionals are inherently distrustful of anything that requires them to place their fate in the hands of others. This ‘go it alone’ mentality can serve you well in some situations, and not so well … Continue reading Why You Should Learn About Business Consulting Firms

The Many Benefits of Small Business Consulting

Leading a small business can be incredibly challenging, but there are tools in place to help you level the playing field. While no small business will ever truly have the full set of tools that large corporations have at their disposal, there are steps that any small business owner can take to set their venture … Continue reading The Many Benefits of Small Business Consulting

Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part II

As I shared in my blog post of August 16, I am amazed at the number of leadership lessons I run into while I am getting my monthly hair cut! Visits to the local hair salon have produced wonderful examples of how leaders should and should not behave as they attempt to get the most … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from the Hair Salon – Part II