No two businesses are the same. The challenges, opportunities, and structure of each company are in one way or another unique from its competitors and others. Since each business is different, a unique approach is required when any given business is trying to deal with a current problem or assess their viability in the future. The consulting industry exists to help businesses tackle these issues, but not every consulting job is going to be the same. Small business consulting is going to require a different approach and frame of mind compared to working with big businesses.
What is consulting? Well, consulting is the process of offering expert advice or facilitate assistance to help businesses examine the problems that are holding them back now as well as the opportunities they may have shortly. The concept behind small business consulting is no different; however the approach may vary from that used with big businesses.
A typical consulting approach looks like this: