We help startups, corporations, and departments create their strategy, balanced scorecards, action plans, objectives, KPIs,
key results, and dynamic dashboards
If you do it yourself...
If you use Critical to Success...
Which processes and tools should I use for strategy, objectives, action plans, and execution?
delay as you search the web and hope you are using best practices.
begin almost immediately using proven best-practices and expert guidance.
How do I facilitate executives and teams?
practice, practice, practice or hire a consultant. Put your professional image at risk.
follow proven interview and facilitation scripts and checklists. Watch videos to learn facilitation skills. Deliver with confidence.
How do I get guidance to work through barriers or problems?
use trial and error or hire expensive consultants.
follow step-by-step instructions and video guides. Join weekly online consultations.
Which tools and templates should I use for critical tasks like strategy, SWOT, objectives, and more?
search the web and hope you make the best choice. Take the time to create, format, and test your tools and templates.
select recommended tools, templates, and models from the tool kit, or choose from a broad selection of alternatives.
How do I reduce risk in execution?
culture change and managerial styles increase risk. Hire experienced organizational change consultants for the long term.
motivate, measure, manage, and align using the latest methods used by Intel, Google, LinkedIn, and Airbnb.
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A clear, defensible strategy focused on customer needs,
with teams aligned and focused, and concise executable plans are critical to any organization's success.
Ron Person accelerates business performance.
For the seven years prior to founding Critical to Success, Ron was Sr. Consultant for
Strategic Business Optimization at the third-largest internet marketing software company. During that time the company grew more than 50% per year.
Ron began his career as an Air Force pilot, then went on to earn an MS in Physics and MBA in marketing and finance with highest honors. He started his consulting as one of Microsoft’s first twelve independent consultants.
Ron has built his 30+ year consulting career around strategic performance and professional productivity. His clients have included companies in the Global 100, major corporations such as Carnival Cruise Lines and Mary Kay, as well as regional businesses and non-profits. Ron has also founded or co-founded four businesses.
Ron has taught thousands of business professionals as well as teaching as an adjunct professor at U.C. Berkeley. He has written 27 books published by J Wiley and Macmillan that include four international best-sellers with more than three million copies sold in 18 countries. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and certified Balanced Scorecard consultant and has served on the Board of Examiners for the California Awards for Performance Excellence.