Written by Ross Sanner

Ross Sanner is an educational professional who serves as the Director of Institutional Advancement at the Orme School of Arizona. He is also involved in charitable initiatives, and loves exploring the outdoors!

The Consultant as a Problem Solver - Ross Sanner

Companies have started to recognize their need for transformation in their organizations and are beginning to realize that making these changes is not always going to be easy. To help combat these challenges, many companies look to outside help and turn to a consultant to ease them through the transition and challenges that they are facing.

Strategies of Successful Businesses - Ross Sanner

The best businesses are run by those with the best strategies. In a time where marketing and influencer outreach play a considerable role in a business’s strategy, businesses often do not have to come up with a basic strategy on their own. Companies who are looking at what other companies in their sector are doing should be able to take things from a successful strategy and adapt it to work for their company.

3 Common Misconceptions About Hiring a Consultant - Ross Sanner

Many business owners are unsure of exactly what a consultant can do to help their business. A consultant offers both successful and struggling businesses the option to hire an outsider to consult on any issues going on within the business. Consultants are experts in a variety of different specialties, but some business owners view hiring a consultant as a bad thing.

Tips for Starting a Small Business - Ross Sanner

If you’ve ever considered starting your own business, it is entirely possible that you’ve also started to talk to people and started to gather advice about your options. Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you that there is no magic bean or perfect formula for starting a business.

What to Look for When Hiring a Consultant - Ross Sanner

Businesses have dozens of reasons why they hire consultants to solve issues within the company. Sometimes it is because they are looking for an unbiased opinion, and other times it is because they do not have the right resources to deal with an issue or problem internally. Consultant firms offer businesses a way to solve their problems, but choosing the right one is determined by your goal or the project in question. Do you know when you should hire a consultant, or what you should look for in a consultant?

How to Write a Grant Proposal For a Nonprofit - Ross Sanner

Receiving grant money as a non-profit is a very competitive process. To even be considered for private, corporate or government funding, the grant must meet every requirement in their proposal. While grants come from a variety of institutions and sources, they all require similar information. Grant proposals also come in a variety of sizes.