Q - How do you normally work with businesses?
A - I contract through my company Sigma Rose Pty Ltd. We use a variety of models that include: 'fixed-price-per-person' workshops, lump-sum retainers for protracted ad hoc services (eg. review panels, mentoring etc.) and also day-rate options for intensive project-based activities. Hybrid models can also be adopted if required.
Q - Do you bring your own team?
A - Normally the teams are built from the client resources plus any contract specialists that are needed. I have a number of associates that can form part of the team subject to availability.
Q - Can you provide guidance to individuals and small businesses - does it scale?
A - Yes, I have been an active mentor for many years and this is something that I am expanding for both individuals and start-ups.
Q - Do you run workshops?
A - Yes, this is something that I will be developing further as demand grows. Workshops can be educational (based on my innovation framework) or more focused eg. Risk Workshop facilitation for a specific project or program.
Q - How does your framework mesh with existing business processes?
A - Easily. The emphasis is to keep what already works and simply incorporate parts of the framework that bring additional value.
Q - Are you associated with any Professional Accreditation bodies?
A - Yes, I am accredited with the Institute of Management Consultants, Engineers Australia, the Project Management Institute, the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Q - Do you have insurance?
A - Yes, I contract through my company Sigma Rose Pty Ltd and that entity provides has PL, PI and Workers Comp insurance cover.
Q - Where do you work?
A - I am normally based in Sydney and work at a combination of client sites, my own office and occasionally in remote locations as dictated by the assignments.