How I can help you

I can help you start, run and grow a business. Currently own and run two small businesses (since 1997). I have mentored and taught hundreds of clients during the past several years across a wide range of businesses. Mentoring topics include: Starting and managing a business Business operations improvement Business feasibility analysis Fundamentals of website design and online marketing Business planning Evaluation of ideas for possible patent protection Product development Marketing and sales Self-publishing Consulting practice - starting and improving Cost reduction and profit improvement Creativity and innovation processes and tools 1997-Present: Founder President of an international training and consulting firm specializing in innovation and profit improvement. Clients have ranged from individual entrepreneurs to billion dollar companies in almost every business segment. My current client focus is medium to large companies that are $100 million and larger. 1996-Present: Co-founder and Vice President of an Internet based publisher of self-development materials Seven Years: Executive Vice President and COO for a $20 million advanced materials company. Full operating responsibilities. Fourteen Years: Nine different positions up to Director level of a large specialty materials company. Positions included: sales, marketing, operations, plant management, R D, division level management of international operations and sales Two Years: Co-owner of a highly successful figure salon franchise unit that was built from scratch Four Years: Engineer to Assistant Superintendent for a very large metals and materials producer Published author Patented inventor

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
  • Operations
  • Product Development & Manufacturing
  • Strategy & Planning

Industry Experience

  • Other Services (except public admin.)
  • Educational Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Steven Martin

Communication Methods

  • Video