Home | Client Comments | Programs | Presentations | Library | Contact Us
  Business Development Client Comments

What clients have said about Harvy and Business Wisdom’s Business Development approaches:

"Thank you, Harvy, for refocusing my business development efforts towards areas of greatest value, mining my best assets for profitability and migrating my offerings into most desirable arenas."

Diane Ripstein, President
Diane Ripstein Consulting

"Harvy is thoughtful and has loads of business insight that can help an entrepreneur focus on the right issues. Our brainstorming sessions have led to great ideas to help promote our business."

Jim Bourdon, President
Accounting Management Solutions

"You have constantly amazed me both with the range of your expertise and your knowledge. You have a shrewd and unique business savvy."

Maya Balle, President
Balle Arts International

"While most of my competitors have seen a 15-20% decline in their businesses this year, with Harvy’s business development savvy, our revenue has stayed consistent."

Denny Engstrom, President
Brooks Interiors Group

"You are a knowledgeable presenter, a true expert in the subject of ‘Building a Customer-Focused Organization’."

Annabelle Gualdoni, Director of Education

"Thank you for helping our partners develop sound business and marketing strategies that will launch us into the new millenium.."

Mike Kaminski, President
Premier Company

"Your insight to our business will net positive results and a solid return on our investment for many years to come. Your guidance … is providing tremendous momentum and direction for our team"

Chris Reagan, President
Get Ahead Pro

"Your advice and process in assisting us to evaluate our possible business directions, and then to help us make consensual decisions about them, was invaluable."

John Towner, Managing Partner
Business Technologies

"Thank you for being a guiding light, helping us to transform our company from a struggling, growing practice to a legacy business."

Gayle Knight Colman, Managing Partner
Colman-Knight Advisory Group

"Harvy has a knack for asking poignant questions that make you think differently about your business. I absolutely love working with him!"

Susan Friedmann, CSP
The Tradeshow Coach

"Harvy helped us to see our options and opportunities differently and much more clearly than we ever had, and we found it much easier to take effective action faster."

Steve Lishansky, President
Success Dynamics, and 2001-2002 President, NSANE

"Harvy has opened up new possibilities for our business."

Steve Korolnek, CEO
Consolidated Bottle

"Harvy has been extremely influential in identifying untapped opportunities for my practice. His expertise was critical to the creation of a unique and effective business-development plan."

Gina Ghioldi, President
The Law Office of Gina M. Ghioldi, P.C

"Your presentation was thought-provoking, engaging and enjoyable. You provided a structured foundation for starting a focused, well-organized marketing effort."

C. Thomas Tyler, President
ICCA Boston

"Thank you again for a very professional and valuable business-development presentation to our CEO Roundtable group."

Loren Carlson, CEO and Chairman
CEO Roundtable

"Your simple and profound models for business development made for a welcome, well-conceived and effective presentation."

Jim Murphy, Coordinating Committee
Mass Bay ODLG

"Your presentation was unique and extremely helpful. Your specific comments addressed specific needs and were most worthwhile."

Janet Luongo, Coordinator
NSANE Fast Track

"With your insight and experience, you were able to move me from a complex business model to one that is both meaningful and straight forward. I very much appreciate your practical contribution."

Peter Cowern, President
Dynamic Business Solutions

"Through your guidance, I was able to rewrite my business mission, realize my hidden assets, and have a better idea of what I want out of my business."

Barbara Augello, Director
Cape Cod Wellness

"Your insight helped me to clarify where I need to focus my professional energy, and gave me the psychological boost that I needed. I am using that wisdom to jump-start the new year."

Ken O'Quinn, President
Writing With Clarity

"I found a gem in you when I was looking for someone to help me clarify the essence of my business. I can now articulate in a very powerful way the purpose of my work and its benefits to my customers."

Barbara Callan-Bogia, Principal
Callan Consulting

Thank you for your inspiring presentation on presenting a powerful and compelling message to one's target business audience so as to attract the right customers, people and resources to your business.

Tony Zhang, Chair
OCEAN Capital Club  

"Business leaders often don't know what strategic planning questions to ask themselves, and wait sometimes until it's too late. Not only does Harvy know the questions; he helps business leaders effectively answer them for their own businesses. He opens leaders' minds with his entertaining, comfortable style, and the use of specific examples from his extensive experience."

Doug Packard, President
Renaissance Executive Forums, ME & NH

"Your 'What's Your Story?' program was a great success for our association, not just by delivering useful learning but also in setting records for membership increases and revenue gains. We'd love to have you back for next year."

Jim Murphy, Coordinator

"Harvy's executive coaching has been instrumental in assisting me to strategize a complex and sensitive client relationship involving diverse players. Harvy has also skillfully helped me to maneuver through the complex internal relationships within our organization. With his capable and caring advice, I have been able to secure a major project for my company, expanding a new territory for for our firm, and gain internal and external alignment from all key players to everyone's satisfaction. Harvy is a terrific coach and I would not hesitate to recommend him or use him again."

Eliu Perez, CDM