Business Foundations

Business Foundations

Our signature courses, Business Plan Intensive (BPI) and Organizational Health Intensive (OHI) help companies build strong structural and cultural foundations. Combining elements of assessments, coaching, and training, these programs blend cohort interaction with one on one coaching. Individual sessions address aspects specific to your business while group coaching harnesses the expertise of trusted fellow executives. This method facilitates both rapid return and lasting improvement with structured accountability.

Business Plan Intensive - BPI

Set the structural foundation for your business. This up to six-month dive deep into your organization results in a business plan that is a living document and guide to future success. You will be postured for growth, continuous improvement, and the ability to attract additional capital. Through this program, Mission FocalPoint serves as a quality improvement company for your business.

Cohort consists of 4-6 business owners.

Ideal for companies or product lines that are planning on significant growth, including request for capital, within 6-18 months.

Organizational Health Intensive - OHI

Set the cultural foundation for a thriving staff, motivated and aligned to realize company objectives. The 6-week program includes communications style and competency assessments, 40 hours of in-person coaching, and structured accountability. Results include improved staff engagement, better retention, and greater organization-wide problem solving skills.

Ideal cohort is 18-24 business owners and/or senior managers.

Best for companies with a staff of at least 10. Cohorts often consist of representatives from multiple companies.

Behavioral & Financial Assessments

Assessments

Assessments are critical to identifying your starting point. Valuable as a stand-alone tool, all coaching and Business Foundations clients will start with at least one of the assessments below. We only use industry-leading products backed by extensive research and proven valuable across industries.

Behavioral Assessments are powerful analytic tools that help managers turbo charge business performance by enhancing communication, better utilizing team members, hiring better and increasing engagement and retention. Financial assessments allow owners to quantify their gap, allowing a measurable plan to be built to achieve fiscal objectives.

Talent Insights

Common uses: Staff-wide communications training

Combining both behaviors (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance, or DISC) and 12 Driving Forces (motivators) into one integrated report, Talent Insights explains the how and why behind a person's actions. Understand behaviors individuals bring to a team while uncovering motivators behind those behaviors. Get to know individual employees or capture a snapshot of the entire team with this innovative report.

TriMetrix DNA: Competencies

Common uses: Develop talent effectively for leadership and for high potential team members, also for job fit evaluation.

TriMetrix DNA describes how people behave (DISC), why they behave that way (motivators), and what the process is behind their decision-making. It also reveals soft skills they've mastered. TTI TriMetrix DNA examines the behaviors individuals bring to the job, the motivators/driving forces that drive them and the ability to demonstrate the competencies required by the job.

TriMetrix EQ: Emotional Intelligence

Common uses: Assist in executive coaching; selection and development of high potential employees.

Leveraging the power of three sciences, TriMetrix EQ measures your ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions to facilitate high levels of collaboration and productivity. TriMetrix EQ combines Behaviors, 12 Driving Force and Emotional Intelligence in a fully integrated assessment.

Financial Assesments

Financial Assessments help you QUANTIFY your GAP, which in turn allows us to tangibly predict and track progress. FocalPoint Finance offers five tools that help businesses quantify where they're at, where they should be and offer strategies to meet their goals.

  • Industry Benchmark Report -- financial and key performance metrics by industry code, geography & sales volume Download Sample Report Here
  • Comparative Benchmark Report - the Industry Benchmark Report with your company's data compared to the benchmark, including identifying is your company is in the top 10% or bottom 10% with tips to close the gap.
  • Narrative Benchmark Report - the comparative report converted into plain English and graphs and additional industry analysis.
  • Projections Report - 5-10 year projections of your business based on your company's recent past history, includes income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, industry analysis and a valuation based on cash flows.
  • Brokers Opinion of Value - report used by many business brokers to determine what your business would be worth if sold to a third party, using 3 different valuation methods

Whether you are trying to close the GAP between your company's performance and the industry average or you are trying to close the GAP between your current income and what you need to retire comfortably... these tools can help.

Entrepreneurial Success

Coaching

Certified Mission FocalPoint coaches partner with business owners 1:1 or in small groups. Together, we proactively address issues during weekly sessions.

  • Is your business heading in the right direction?
  • Would you like to generate more profit?
  • Do you have the right team in place?
  • Are you really in control of your team?
  • Do you have a viable exit strategy?

Every business owner and professional is unique as is each business. The principles of business are universal and they can be applied to any business. Our certified business coaches empower our clients achieve the results that they need for their business. Whether it is to secure financial freedom, have more free time, or improve their staff, our business coaches have the expertise, experience, and tools to bring your business to the next level.

Productivity Optimization Solutions

Training

Training programs are designed to be short duration (normally one half to two full days) and are conducted in a highly interactive, multi-media, group format. Participats will leavw with immediately actionable knowledge, a workbook, and an accountability plan. All Mission FocalPoint training is highy customizable to meet your specific needs.

The world's most successful organizations understand their level of success is directly linked to their teams productivity: knowing what's important, getting important things done, in less time, with less effort, than unsuccessful organizations.

Perform at Your Best: Maximum Achievement

Learn how to set goals, take responsibility, manage change, communicate effectively, solve problems, meet challenges, manage time and take full control of your work and personal life.

Who should attend: Any human that desires to get the most out of life. Excellent program for staff-wide employee development.

Navigational Conversations

The quality of conversations your leaders have can make or break your businesses. Equipping your leaders with the skills to have powerful coaching conversations is a result accelerator.

Who should attend: Leaders - first time or experienced - interested in expanding their capacity to develop others.

Communication Breakthrough

Being a highly skilled and versatile communicator is vital in today's marketplace for success. Key to this is the ability to understand different behavioral styles and learn how to adapt to build solid and positive relationships with both internal and external customers.

Who should attend: Anyone who communicates with other sentient beings. Excellent program for staff-wide employee development.

Eat That Frog! Double Productivity

Time Management is really management of your life. It's the ability to determine a sequence of events - what you do first, second, and what you don't do at all. Eat That Frog is the most popular time management system of all time - available in 27 languages.

Who should attend: Anyone desiring to get more out of their day. Contact us to find out or schedule our next workshop.

Leadership Development Solutions

Interactive Workshops

Ideal for networking events or lunch-and-learns, Mission FocalPoint facilitates samples from our proven coaching, training, and assessment catalogue. All sessions are highly interactive and designed to provide immediate value. Public speaking engagements are also available.

Popular Topics

  • Introduction to Communications Breakthrough
  • The Lifecycle of a Business and Way to Wealth
  • Attitudes of Leadership
  • Leveraging Strategic Partnerships
  • Introduction to Navigational Conversations

Topics Developed With and For You

As with the full-length coaching and training programs from which they are derived, we work alongside you in tailoring short presentationss specific to your needs. Regardless of topic, the session will be designed to be interactive and provide immediate value.