“The seven ingredients really to us – and the reason why we have a facebook group called the seven ingredients, why we refer to it so much – is to have a common understanding from consultant to client on where you are and what kind of work you want to do.” – Tim Thompson

In this initial episode in our new 7 Ingredients podcast series, Joel Pilger and Tim Thompson discuss the 2 A.M. issues every owner faces.

In this series we will explore the seven ingredients that make up every creative firm, each with its corresponding goals, strategies, routines as well as the myriad connections between them.

 

 

 

CREATIVE
The Capability Of Our Team & The Work We Produce

PRODUCTION
Guiding Clients, Managing Resources, Actualizing & Maintaining “The Splits”

MARKETING
Positioning, Publicity, Outreach, Laying The Foundation For Sales

SALES
Sales Pipeline, Winning New Business & Stimulating Repeat Business

FINANCE
Measuring, Reporting & Projecting Money

OPERATIONS
Legal, Facilities, Taxes, Recruiting & Retaining Talent

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Genius, Leadership, Vision, Asset Growth & Exit Strategy

Interested in seeing how your firm stacks up against others in the industry? Download the Benchmarking Your Creative Firm tool.

 

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