Starting, running, sustaining and growing a business is not easy. In many cases, business owners need an outsider, a third party, to come in and look at their books as well as the current state of affairs and help them come up with a formidable business strategy. To get the best business strategy solutions, you have to find a business consultant who has successfully helped other similar-sized businesses, in the same industry, to grow, or to overcome a particular challenge.
Experience is a key factor to consider, so you need to look at the portfolio of a given business consultant to find out if they have handled similar jobs in the past. Secondly, you must check their credentials and insurance policy. After all, you do not want to make costly decisions based on the recommendations of a business consultant then end up closing shop or declaring bankruptcy.