When should a business bring in a consultant? | marketing tips | Scoop.it
 I was recently asked “When should a business bring in a consultant?”  My first response was “You should bring in a consultant before you get into trouble”.  But I quickly added “Additionally, you ...

 

Note from Pat: An interesting article - my response to the question is "...when you identify a weakness or see an opportunity to improve."  A good consultant will invest the time to look around and offer recommendations - and then you can determine whether or not to hire the consultant based on the  recommendations.  

 

Here's the deal - a set of fresh eyes, the insight of an experienced professional that can identiffy ways to better leverage your resources...these are valuable assets that keep your company constantly innovating, pushing to be better rather than "doing it the same way we've always done it."