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Tangible Returns: Can Your Consultant Do the Same?

For over 70 years Proudfoot has delivered and tracked significant, real benefits for our clients. We thought all consultants did the same. We were wrong, and now we know why.

A recent Financial Times article highlights that fewer than 38% of management consulting projects deliver results in excess of fees. By contrast, over 91% of Proudfoot’s clients reach at least break even within one year of project completion. Not “projected” or “potential” benefits. Real, measured financial results. Benefits acknowledged and agreed to by our clients.

We looked at our last 1,000 projects to provide a snapshot. These performance-based projects delivered over $5.6 billion in first-year P&L improvements. The project ROI based solely on first-year results is 4-to-1. These results were 110% of initial project estimates, leading over two-thirds of our clients to engage Proudfoot for additional new projects.

Perhaps you should ask the consultants now working for your company. Or those knocking at your door. Hard-drives full of benchmarks, industry experts, proprietary methodologies, yet only “projected” benefits. Your company deserves better. And better is available in collaboration with Proudfoot.

What makes Proudfoot “different?” Why do our clients reap tangible benefits rapidly?

Most consulting firms tell you what you need to do to improve operations. Few actually work with your organization at the point of execution. Yes, we work with you and your leadership team. But we pay equal attention to those people at your front lines – supervisors, engineers, foremen, sales reps. This top-to-bottom engagement generates results, quickly and sustainably.

Proudfoot engages your people to identify their problems; the things preventing them from performing at the highest level every day. During our assessment phase, we detail areas of improvement within weeks, not months. With you, we co-draft your business case and project rationale – bottom line results. The team builds this joint approach on prototyping solutions and rapid implementation. It directly addresses critical behavioral changes and supporting management systems. Your people present the findings, including how, with Proudfoot’s help, they can “cash the check” on those improvements. This focuses your team on the real prize: Results.

If you’re interested in dramatic, tangible results, contact us.

What if you could implement real, sustainable improvements, and long-term success throughout your organization? With Proudfoot, you can.


What if you implement real, sustainable improvements, and long-term success throughout your organization?

With Proudfoot, you can.


Article by John Kovalchick, VP, Operations, Proudfoot