We have organized our broad array of services into simplified classifications below. We will be happy to customize our services to meet the unique needs of your business, using any combination of the following classifications.
I Don’t Know Everything I should About my Industry and Market
How can I keep running my business and better understand the industry I am in, and the markets I serve?
The road ahead is lit with knowledge and paved by insight
Industry & Market Research
Industry and Market research are necessary in opportunity spotting, which itself is necessary in strategy crafting. Industry: NAICS codes, Metrics, Major Players, Factors Affecting Change, Trends, Major Forces, Outlook, etc. Market: Demographics, Psychographics, Cohorts, Segments, Trends, Patterns, etc.
Having a clear picture will help you run your company more efficiently, more effectively, and more economically. Our team can help you develop the right tools to gather the right data and extract meaningful information.
From exploratory to descriptive to inferential analyses, our team has three resident experts in research and analysis that are here to help you disseminate vast amounts of data.
Industry & Market Analysis
Industry and Market analyses consist of a critical look at the conclusions drawn from Industry and Market research and data. The goal of these analyses is to spot meaningful opportunities that can add value and help you gain a competitive advantage.
Research & Analysis
Our team has decades of primary and secondary research experience, and the expertise and tools to gain meaningful insights
I Don’t Have the Time or the Knowledge to Write a Business Plan
Business Plans seem tedious, time consuming, complex, and something that I probably need help with.
Business Planning & Strategy Crafting
We are experts in every aspect of devising strategy and developing value-added, innovative business plans
Business Planning Process
Full business plans including industry and market analysis, opportunity analysis, validation, marketing plan, operations plan, and financial plan We can also help you craft any of the individual documents listed above.
Business Strategy Development
Developing an actionable, logical, attainable, value-added, and innovation-rich strategy can take months to develop and perfect, and sometimes years to mature. We can help you better develop strategies that are based on quality information and insights, industry- and market-level opportunities, and your company’s internal capabilities.
Value Proposition Development
Developing your businesses value proposition takes research and analysis, validation and opportunity valuation, innovation and plenty of testing. Many existing businesses need to adjust, change, or redevelop their value propositions to better suit the changing environment they find themselves in.
Validation & Valuation
How do your customers feel about your products and services? Do they understand, appreciate, and want what you are offering? How far away is what you are offering from what your customers want? How do you measure your company’s potential? How do you value your team’s hard work? Our team has decades of experiencing helping businesses answer these and other similar questions about validation and valuation.
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How can I Improve my Business?
Gaining a competitive advantage requires internal capabilities…and the more I improve my internal capabilities, the easier it will be to compete.
We offer a host of services including comprehensive business analyses, specific problem identification and diagnostics, marketing analysis, operations analysis, financial analysis, and technology readiness assessments. We have developed custom tools that can spot problems and how to solve them more quickly and with less ambiguity.
Developing your businesses value proposition takes research and analysis, validation and opportunity valuation, innovation and plenty of testing. Many existing businesses need to adjust, change, or redevelop their value propositions to better suit the changing environment they find themselves in. We can even help your business with becoming ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems compliant!
Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity
Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity should be an integral part of your organization’s foundational strengths. Let us help your organization measure, manage, and improve its initiatives to seek out a more diverse workforce, a more inclusive environment, and more equitable remuneration. From custom-made feedback systems, to new strategy development, our team is ready to help your organization evolve.
All About Employees
Now is the right time to invest in improving your team. We can carry out various Organizational Health and Wellness analyses, Employee Healthy and Wellness analyses, and Employee Engagement analyses. We can then help you to improve your team’s and organization’s health and wellness and engagement.
Improving your business’ competitive advantage takes initiative, information, and intuition
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If I had One-on-One Coaching I’d make Better Decisions
With the right information at the right time, and with proper guidance and oversight, you and your employees can achieve more.
Training, Education, & Coaching Services
“You manage things; you lead people.” —Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
Our team has more than 100 years of experience coaching business leaders, entrepreneurs, and small to medium business executives and managers. Whether you need help with professional presentations, or organizing your business and teams, or improving your ability to lead, we can help. We are also launching several Workshops in collaboration with Spark Niagara and CMC Canada’s Greater Toronto Area Chapter!
Start-ups are a unique subset of the business world. They take on more risk, often with less information, and are built on the sweat and tears of hard-working people. Our entrepreneurship and small business experts will help you to be a better entrepreneur, a better critical thinker, and a better leader.
We are working on developing exciting, relevant, and informative Master Classes, Workshops, and Boot Camps! Courses currently in development include The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Entrepreneurship, as well as Investor Readiness. Stay tuned for more!
What do your business’ leaders, managers, and employees need to add to their knowledge, to give you a competitive advantage? Employee engagement, organizational health, intrapreneurship, project management, entrepreneurial thinking, design thinking, and more.
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Am I Properly Prepared to Present to Investors?
What do I need to do before I pitch to investors? What documents and material do I need? How do I get the Best Deals?
Before making the decision to invest, or seek investment, start with our team. We can help you to minimize your exposure to risk, and ensure the investment is sound. Industry & Market Analyses; Opportunity Spotting & Validation; Value Proposition Analysis; Primary & Secondary Research; Business Plan Analysis; Screening, etc.
Are you seeking funding? Do you want to make sure your offer is of real meaningful value? We can help you reduce risks and create meaningful value. Valuation; Opportunity Spotting; Financial Planning; External & Internal Analyses; Proposal Development; Investor Analysis; etc.
Our team has decades of entrepreneurship experience, including pitching to investors, investing, and raising funds. We can help you to better prepare for your presentations, including robust pitch decks, meaningful value propositions, and validated business planning documentation.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We have decades of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions in many different industries, and can help make the process easier, less costly, and value-positive. Our team is eclectic, experienced, and consists of experts who have worked in all aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions, from valuation to negotiations, from arbitration and mediation to due diligence.
Investor Readiness & Support
Facilitate Growth, Maximize Value, Mitigate Risk
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Do you know enough about Cryptocurrencies to confidently create a plan to incorporate them into your portfolio?
With hundreds of indices, thousands of cryptocurrencies, high volatility, and seemingly unpredictable shifts, navigating this world can be challenging in the best of times.
Crypto Consulting Services
“It’s money 2.0, a huge huge huge deal.” —Chamath Palihapitiyae
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What other services does The Big Leaf provide?
What else do we do that makes us unique, makes us stand out, and makes us more valuable to you?
Black Swan Consulting & Other Services
Into the Unknown
Black Swan Consulting
We help you better understand Black Swan events and the potential implications for your industry, markets, and business. We help you plan to remain flexible, adaptable, and resilient to better face future Black Swan events.
New Business Setup in Canada
We can help you to start a new business here in Canada, from Incorporations and Partnerships to Sole Proprietorships and Not-For-Profits. Our experts have decades of experience in setting up new businesses.
Whether it is through coaching, our workshops and masterclasses, or through our Associate Consultant’s Program, we give you many opportunities to learn more, experience more, and achieve more.
You want to be better prepared for your post-secondary education, or you want your children to get the most out of their College or University education. That’s where our education experts are here to help.