Executive Consulting

Are you looking for a strategic partner to provide meaningful experience-based insight to your corporate executive team?

Leading a direct selling company is harder today than ever before. The challenge to be cutting edge and remain true to your brand identity often creates unexpected hurdles along the way. The challenges for your company are not always the same as the challenges faced as a consultant or leader within your field. It’s easy to lose a field-focused perspective as a corporate executive along the way. You not only need to understand what motivates direct sellers – get into their heads and grasp how they think – you also have to attract and retain the next generation of field professionals – all while driving significant results.

Sometimes, it makes a lot of sense to bring in an outside perspective when making important decisions, embarking on a transformational initiative or to get connected with the pulse of field.

Laurie’s approach transcends departments and corporate complexities to create impact in sales, recruiting, leader development and retention.

With proven expertise as both a corporate consultant, embedded corporate sales executive and modern direct selling experience, Laurie provides corporate executives with consulting services targeted at providing insight when initiating new programs and campaigns geared toward creating fast, sustainable increases in productivity. Laurie understands what makes consultants and leaders “tick.” She also has an in-depth understanding of sales, marketing/communications and operations at the corporate level. Every decision within a direct selling company impacts the field, yet often decisions are made in silos. Laurie’s approach transcends departments and corporate complexities to create impact in sales, recruiting, leader development and retention.

Somewhat like a mulit-lingual translator, she is able take her deep understanding of what drives action in consultants and leaders to helps corporate teams formulate integrated initiatives based on strategic thinking that create win-win results.

Short-term Consulting

Are you unsure of your exact needs, but know that you’d like to partner with an expert to have an outside “sanity” check as you are making key strategic decisions? Even the most brilliant teams and individuals benefit from having an experience-based perspective.

Laurie provides short-term consulting based on her standard daily rate. You choose how you utilize her time. Some choices include:

  • Scheduled Virtual Conferencing in regard to corporate defined topics
  • On-site participation in corporate strategy or planning sessions
  • On-site consultant (Laurie) led meetings designed to uncover needs
  • Insight & Opinion Reactions, written and via teleconference

Retained Consulting

Typically, once a client has participated in short-term consulting with Laurie Girardi, they choose to move to a long-term retained consulting arrangement whereby they have greater, flexible access to expertise. These consulting relationships provide a higher level of strategic partnership for an on-going relationship to allow for more in-depth integration of consulting services. Retained consulting agreements are based on a monthly retainer fee dependent on the scope of consulting required.

Initiative-Based Consulting with Deliverables

Laurie Girardi has access to many of the industries best minds and consultants from other firms.

Very often, companies really desire both consulting as well as execution of strategic plan with very specific deliverables. Laurie Girardi provides full-service consulting and customized deliverables per project. This service alleviates the very common result of consulting whereby the company’s internal bandwidth simply isn’t able to execute the strategic plan – either due to the necessary skills or man-power.

Initiative-Based Consulting with Deliverables are based upon a total project fee determined by the project deliverables, campaign and initiative’s scope.

In addition, Laurie Girardi has access to many of the industries best minds and consultants from other firms who, where necessary, can add significant value to both consulting and/or the execution of deliverables. There is no project too big for The Girardi Group to handle given our access to expertise.

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