5 Catalysts

Introducing The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth

Of the more than 1,000 business owners he interviewed over the last 25 years, every one of them asked Andrew Birol the same question: "My business is not like any of the ones you've worked with. How can I grow it to the next level?"

The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth

The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth (CareerPress, 2006) provides the answers.

In this age of demanding customers, unreasonable suppliers, cutthroat competition, and dispassionate employees, Business Development Consultant Andy Birol cuts right to the core of what owners need to grow their businesses—and how their vendors, staff, and advisors can raise their own value by helping them.

Birol identifies five business development fundamentals—or catalysts—that drive profitable growth, showing how they lay the foundation for daily decision making, strategizing, and implementation throughout the life cycle of a firm. He discusses each catalyst within the context of specific financial milestones—from starting up, to reaching specific sales targets ($1 million, $5 million, $10 million, $25 million and $50 million), and finally to succession, transition, and handoff.

Blending canny analysis with “workbook” exercises and real-life anecdotes of successful client and national companies, The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth provides a roadmap for systematic growth that is anything but predictable. Birol’s edgy enthusiasm, ironic take on pop culture, and unshakable conviction in the strength of business owners and those who serve them will keep you reading—and laughing.

Whether your company is brand new, established and growing, or stuck in the status quo, The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth will help you understand where it is, how it got there, and what you must do now to take it to the next level.

The recipient of four Weatherhead 100 awards and the 2004 NEO Success Award, Andy Birol is president of Birol Growth Consulting, LLC. As a business consultant, business coach, author, and keynote speaker, he has helped hundreds of companies on four continents clarify their Best and Highest Use® to achieve steady, profitable growth. Known for his brash yet compassionate style, Birol and his insights have been featured in dozens of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Inc., Entrepreneur, and Fortune Small Business. Andy lives with his wife Joan and daughter Margo in Pittsburgh, PA.

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The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth.
Propel Your Business to the Next Level
Author: Andrew Birol
ISBN: 1-56414-828-9
252 pages, 6 x 9, Paper.

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"My goal is to simplify, focus and resolve challenges in terms of growth. Simply stated, when you have to make a choice, pick the option that most helps your business grow.

-- Andrew J. Birol, President , Birol Growth Consulting, Inc.

"Working with Andy has been positive and worthwhile. He's more than a consultant, he's a business coach. He's given us the confidence to go after business we'd previously shied away from. He's also a great sounding board, and someone we continue to share our success with."

-- Andy Zahuranec, President, WinPro Industries Inc.

"The Birol Strategy is simple and straightforward. It is growth-oriented and constructively based. The separate articles are each self-contained templates for success in growth, profit, and harmony. Andy presents the simple steps in the science but, more importantly, is adept at the art."

-- Alan Weiss, Ph.D., Author, "The Ultimate Consultant"

As a prolific consultant, advisor, expert, speaker, and writer, Andy is a leader on the subject of business growth in the 21st century. His articles have appeared in Crain's, Idea-Bytes, DIRECT Magazine, and Small Business News. He has spoken to the National Conference on Database Marketing, the Direct Marketing to Business Conference, and the American Marketing Association.


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