What Progressive Thinking Companies Are Doing to Grow Despite the Odds #1
July 22, 2008
Hosted by Aldonna Ambler
First aired at 11:00 am ET/8:00 am PT on Tuesday, July 22, 2008, the kickoff show featured the Doc Huffman, the President/CEO of the UNIFI Group, which is a $1.7 billion insurance industry leader and their organizational psychologist, Ian Percy. Hear what they considered when they had insufficient gross revenue to fund the needed infrastructure. Hear how they approached the merger of complementary businesses with a focus on growth rather than cost cutting. Learn how their Infinite Possibilities Initiative helped them double their revenues across two years, and how they approached the inevitable challenges that come with combining companies.
The Growth Strategist
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
“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.
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.