Single Issue: Nashville

Our "one-issue advice" in Nashville offering allows you to get significant help for one issue without a large commitment, face to face. (Note that there is a similar but less expensive service that is done remotely.)

The Total Business Review is our flagship product, but there are times when you don't want or need an approach that comprehensive. In this way we can still limit our client base but also provide a mechanism to help you with a single critical issue that seems to be impeding your success.

To qualify for this service, it must be a single issue (even if complicated), and it must not be featured as a package anywhere else on this site.

If this interests you, give us a sense of what you are trying to work through and we'll tell you honestly whether we can help. If we can, we'll specify what we'll need to receive from you, and then we'll schedule our first phone call. If we can't help, we'll point you to someone who can.

What are the primary benefits, other than great advice? Our clients tell us that they like to get away from the distractions of their office, and also that they like to put an action plan together on their flight home. Oh, and seeing Nashville isn't that bad, either!

That's the program in a nutshell. There's more on how we work together under our FAQ.

Location. Nashville at E|Spaces, where we meet with clients in Nashville. They have two locations, and we'll reserve a conference room at whichever location is closer to your hotel.

Duration. Five or six hours of consultation.

Scheduling. The meeting can usually be scheduled and locked in on the calendar within a few weeks, depending on the time of year. The fall tends to be our busiest season.

Deliverable. Hours of industry leading advice that follows a written agenda, very carefully and concisely stated recommendations for your note taking, and later expansions as necessary. Typically our session will last five or six hours, beginning early morning and ending mid-afternoon.

Implementation Guidance. Up to two months involving up to two significant interactions. They are agenda-driven, which means that you'll keep a log of the questions you have and we'll address them in a batch. We don't count the quick phone calls or any of the email exchanges during those two months. (Our work is not like a coach.)

Participation Requirements. A principal or someone from finance gathers materials for roughly two hours.

Cost. $4,500 fee. No expenses.

Payment Terms. Prepaid and non-refundable, sent with the materials that we’ll request.

References. Sometimes. There's a fuller explanation of our policy around references in the FAQ.

You would typically fly into Nashville (BNA) the night before and stay at a local hotel (like the Hutton, HermitageHilton, or Union Station). We pick you up at 8:00 the next morning and meet until mid-afternoon, after which we can drive you to the airport to catch your return flight, or drop you off back at the hotel with some suggestions for a fun evening.

We conduct approximiately two of these every month, and they are very popular with new and existing clients.