“Stepping it Up – Strategic Decisions for Rapid Growth Companies”

June 19, 2007
Hosted by Aldonna Ambler

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Episode Description

Join host Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP on The Growth Strategist™ for a lively interview with Kirk Loevner, CEO of Epocrates, Inc about Stepping it Up – Strategic Decisions for Rapid Growth Companies to learn how Epocrates, Inc. have grown from $10 Mil to $47 Mil/yr in 3 years while dramatically improving profitability. Hear how Loevner leveraged strengths accomplished during his predecessor’s tenure while quickly introducing important changes that landed Epocrates, Inc. in the INC 500. Because of Epocrates, today’s healthcare practitioners have ready access to important clinical reference information on their PDAs or smart phones right at the point of care. Hear how their process for evaluating new products and services helps Epocrates, Inc. sustain the all important balance of sustained trust, protection of brand and niche, optimum pacing for growth, and expansion of services, products, and income streams.

The Growth Strategist

The Growth Strategist

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“The Growth Strategist” is a peer-to-peer show featuring lively interviews with the top executives of successful midsized companies (typically between $20 and $200 million/year) sharing advice and recent experience about the growth strategy of the week. Each program opens with some practical tips from the host, Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, based on her 35 years of experience helping over 800 midsized companies in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Ambler has won 23 major awards for her own success as an entrepreneur, industry leadership, and advocacy on behalf of growing companies.

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Aldonna Ambler

Aldonna Ambler

Aldonna R. Ambler, CMC, CSP, President/CEO of AMBLER Growth Strategy Consultants, Inc., is The Growth Strategis™ who wants you to succeed in Achieving Accelerated Growth With Sustained Profitability®. Aldonna has consulted to over 800 clients in her over 30 years in business and is also a professional keynote speaker. Aldonna’s clients fall into five major categories: professional service firms, construction-related/distributors, technology/telecommunications companies, family-owned businesses, and women-owned businesses. She has served as Co-Chair of the New Jersey Delegation to the last White House Conference on Small Business, has testified at Congressional hearings, and has met with four Presidents in the Oval Office. Aldonna has won over 20 awards for advocacy and entrepreneurship, including “Women Business Owner of the Year” by the National Association of Women Business Owners.

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