QuickStart Operating Profitability assessment is a proprietary methodology designed to complete a timely, efficient and effective evaluation of your business. It determines if your business is Operating for growth and Profitability. 

The assessment process utilizes I've steps that, when completed, leaves you with a guide and roadmap you can follow to implement and Start growing Profits Quickly. Small and middle-market business executives often focus on self-perceived problems. A condition that I encountered with large major corporations. Through tests, I perform tasks to identify if business owners are facing the real problem. The QSOP process will Quickly repair this challenge. 

In as quickly as two weeks using five major steps, QSOP can provide you with a complete one-year strategy. Through these steps, I aid the business owner in designing Mission and Vision statements.  Together we identify four major areas of business that require improvement towards long-term goals. And create a list of action steps to be completed within twelve months. 

Detailed Reports

Many amazing features come with QSOP, including detailed financial reports, such as profit and loss, financial management tools snd financial reporting suggestions for updated systems.

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Cost - Benefits 

Many amazing features come with QSOP, including detailed employee costs versus benefits, company policy, contracts and suggestions for updated systems.

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Detailed Action

Many amazing features come with QSOP, including an action plan complete with expected completion dates, those specifically responsible for execution.

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Every business is different. Fees to perform a QSOP assessment are estimated based on each business's unique blend of market share, skills, strengths, and direction. To provide you with more information before making a commitment, send an email to schedule time for a free consultation. 

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Kathy Ameche

"Why didn't I meet you earlier? Darlene has helped me focus on my value proposition, identifying customers and most importantly how to make money. Regardless of the level of business ownership you are at, her no nonsense approach is of great value. She has a global connection with owners through her site Center for Women Business Owners."

Newell Anderson

"Darlene is an exceptional businesswoman who has tremendous foresight, credentials and experience. Her work, commitment to excellence, and character make her one of my most valued professionals to work with and I always look for ways to get my network in front of her. She is a good friend and colleague and I strongly recommend Darlene to anyone who demands the top level professionals."

Katheryn Weidman, Ph.D.

"Darlene has MUCH to offer small business owners, regardless of whether they are just starting out or have been around for years. She has owned several types of businesses herself and has both broad experience and a unique approach to offer. Moreover, her style is refreshing. She doesn’t waste your time! She zeroes-in on the issues and talks-turkey to help the business owner confront the barriers to greater success. Darlene was a board member for two nonprofit organizations that I served as a consultant. I’ve seen her work in numerous settings and absolutely trust her judgment."


A veteran entrepreneur and management consultant, Darlene brings a wealth of information to the small and middle-market business environment. Her methods are based on a unique blend of large enterprise strategies and the battle scars acquired in her own businesses including startups, mergers, ESOP, acquisitions, and partnerships. Besides her own entrepreneurial endeavors, she's experienced in a long list of industries. 

Time and money are precious commodities of the independent business owner. Don't waste either. Contact me today for more information about the success of a QSOP strategy.  Click the Email for Appointment button below and schedule your free complimentary QSOP review session.

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