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you are looking to expand an already established company, or are
considering a new business endeavor, we begin our working relationship
by determining how Hughes Associates can help.
Typically, a few emails and phone calls will
provide enough information for a preliminary
proposal. Our goal at this stage is simply to
reach agreement on the appropriate next steps and
realistic expectations for the investment
required. Our proposal will include specific
action steps, anticipated outcomes, and the
estimated time it will take to accomplish these
goals. When you are ready to proceed, one of our
associates will meet with you to more fully
explore the opportunities and challenges you face
and how we can work together to grow your
business. The services we provide include:
management and business planning
financial analysis and
To accomplish the above,
we provide consulting services to help you:
Clarify your vision of the business
you are building.
Translate your vision into
strategies that can achieve your company goals.
Document your strategies in a
business plan that provides direction for management decisions.
Identify the key success variables
for achieving your strategic objectives.
Define the performance criteria for
measuring the success of your business plan.
Establish a company culture that
attracts the people who can help you succeed.
Understand the strengths,
weaknesses, opportunities, and threats you face in a competitive
Design products and services that
differentiate your company from competitors.
Develop marketing strategies that
attract customers to purchase your products.
Deliver your services efficiently to
Implement controls to manage your
company's cash flow.
Interpret your financial
performance from the perspective of a banker or investor.
provides a mentoring service to give smaller businesses the kind of
management support and advice usually available only to larger