The Five States of Operating Success

Our Model

The Five States of Operating Success

 We have spent many years in business, improving businesses, growing  businesses and helping businesses throughout their evolution.  From the  fundamentals through to leading edge "best practices", we've seen what  it takes to become today's best examples -- examples to which others  aspire. 


Through these years of observation, what we have been paying attention to are  the examples and characteristics of true business success.  These  characteristics or success  "states", which continue to drive and  sustain the most successful businesses, are what we're all about  leveraging for our clients.  

And we're as much about the "why" as we are  the "how".  While each client does have a unique  set of existing strengths, weaknesses, circumstances and desires, we  approach them all with our proprietary AdvanceStates Model  when it  comes to making that next progressive step forward.

The advantage of our engagement approach and process is that it allows us a consistent path from beginning to end, and provides our clients with clear, evolutionary steps enroute to the concept, idea, dream or target they're after. To be further clear though, while we will be navigating with you through the model, the ultimate results will be uniquely yours, as they should be.  The model also ensures that nothing has been forgotten along the way and so that  we can always be aligned with you throughout the evolution of your concept.    

While most of our clients prefer us as their coach, confident and  project manager throughout their project, some like to use our other capabilities in more specific ways.  No matter how you would like us to support you, we're prepared.  We also know how things can change during  the process, and we'll be there for you as "things" tend to evolve.     We're flexible....

From concept high-five completion!

From concept high-five completion!

Our Engagement Process


Concept Assessment


Concept Definition


Planning & Feasibility


Launch Strategy & Tactics


Concept Launch


Post Implementation Support