I am the Principal of Growth Cubed, an innovative, results-based business coaching company. I have been a trusted advisor to CEOs and business leaders for over 30 years, first as a highly-successful international executive and now as a Denver based business coach. We bring you management and operations experience in business services, publishing, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical/healthcare, and social sectors.
Signal to Noise Ratio
Signal-to-noise ratio (abbreviated S/N) is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of background noise. I use this concept with my clients to drive CLARITY in their business. We CUT THROUGH the competitive noise and increase your S/N on strategic future, impact growth strategies and leadership.
Everything we do, every service we offer is focused on assisting you and your team to bring insight and clarity to bear on your most critical issues, opportunities and decisions: removing constraints, increasing leadership effectiveness, setting truly differentiated strategy, reviewing and updating your business model. A brilliant strategy, blockbuster product, or breakthrough technology can put you on the competitive map, but only solid execution can keep you there.
How Do We Stand Out?
Ask my clients why they engage us and your top answers will be:
Real World Experience, Innovation and Passion. My guidance is grounded in real-world experience. Few coaches bring a multifaceted background to your table incorporating deep experience in business consulting, entrepreneurial business ownership, senior corporate management, and international business markets, with all the successes and setbacks along the way. Download my Professional Profile here.
Truth and integrity. I don’t waste time or mince words, use management jargon or popular fads. I focus on finding the truth and coming up with innovative strategies and optimized action plans. I tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.
Next Level Perspective. I work only with a handful of clients, giving them a high level of attention and access. This enables me to take the CEO and leadership team to the next level.
Approach. Most importantly, my mission is completely focused on you and not bound to any one program, philosophy or set of ideas. This is especially effective for business leaders seeking scalable business growth AND more personal freedom. Learn more.
Gazelles Scaling Up. I incorporate unique processes from the Gazelles growth method, Scaling Up. Scaling Up focuses on helping executive teams make the right choices when it comes to Four Decisions: People,Strategy, Execution and Cash.
Read some of my clients’ testimonials. And when you’re ready to take yourself, your leadership team and your company to the next level, book a free 30-minute consultation.
Scaling Up Growth System
Scaling Up focuses on the four major decisions your company must get right: People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash. More than 40,000 firms around the globe have used this system to scale their companies successfully. Running a business is ultimately about freedom. Scaling Up will help you achieve it, no matter how big and complicated your business becomes.
Scaling Up for the Social Sector
Scaling? It expands the impact you can have. The more effective your organization: the more people you can assist, the greater recognition you receive and energy around your cause, the more impassioned your board is, the more donations you receive, the more volunteers you have, the greater impact your cause makes. Our focus is to empower social sector organizations with the best education, tools, and community.
Growth Strategy Development
The OutThinker Principle. Setting truly differentiated strategies. Markets are elastic. If you’re not growing at least as fast as the market, you’re losing market share and effectively shrinking. We can identify points of friction and misalignment that are holding your company back and work with you to come up with the right plan to reignite growth.
Leadership | Team Development
Leaders who deliver results consistently over time aren’t perfect human beings. But they have a winning combination of personality traits, thought processes, and know-hows. Most important, they built their leadership know-how. What difference does it make if a leader can rile up the troops if the direction is fundamentally wrong?
Organizational health is about making a company function effectively by building a cohesive leadership team, establishing real clarity among those leaders, communicating that clarity to everyone within the organization and putting in place just enough structure to reinforce that clarity going forward.
Business Model Generation
Your business model can best be described through nine basic building blocks that show the logic of how you intend to make money. The nine blocks cover the four main areas of your business: customers, offer, infrastructure, and financial viability. The business model is your blueprint for a strategy to be implemented.
Everyone needs a coach. Someone to help smooth out those rough edges or get you through a rough patch. Someone who tells you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear. Bill Gates had Warren Buffet. Steve Jobs had Andy Grove. David has coached, mentored and advised executives and business leaders at every stage in their careers.