hgkc Growth Advisory

What we do

The most successful businesses in the world are always innovating, but even they recognise that innovation is a never-ending journey. Just when you think you have reached your destination – your North Star – so another appears on the horizon. Read hgkc White Paper - Finding Your North Star, our research into the challenges of innovation in high growth small and medium enterprise.

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hgkc have enabled and re-energised us. I am delighted with our team, who have done it again are and are demonstrating our mission statement: ‘Build the best software, provide uncompromising support and lead technology for international trade

Adam Underwood, Managing Director, i2i Infinity
The need for change

The need for change

Moving from a customer-led to an innovation-led business challenges leaders to embrace change with courage and conviction, commit to creating results by doing new things, solving problems and generating value. We will help identify strengths and opportunities to surface the options open to you as you make your journey.

If you are ready to create strategies that build your confidence to meet the challenges in becoming more innovative, get in touch.

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Understanding the landscape

Understanding the landscape

Innovation-led businesses identify the best route to where they want to be, but are also able to adjust when circumstances change, as they inevitably will. They are research led, they understand how to identify risks and can determine the best ways to mitigate them. We will help you create a snapshot of the current environment, including your competition, to reveal the external factors affecting your business.

The risk of taking a wrong turn can be reduced by good scouting ahead, identifying where the dangers are and working out how to go around or overcome them. If you want a better map for your journey, get in touch today.

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Your North Star

Your North Star

Delivering the benefits of innovation through clearly defined and easily understood processes helps leaders decide what measures of success are important.

From a shared understanding of the past, the present and the future, we will help you and your people determine your purpose, define and agree your core values, create your vision.

We will then bring further clarity to your journey by helping you to Benefits Road Maps in order to plan the best route to your North Star. Call us on 0117 332 1001, or get in touch today.

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Planning Your Journey

Planning Your Journey

Successful innovators can create value by exploiting opportunities in the short-term from every-day “business as usual” activities, nurturing the projects developing new products and services, and at the same time working on the blue-sky ideas that will generate the business of the future. We work with you to help you get there faster.

To scope, evaluate and measure your innovation journey to ensure you focus on the opportunities that will deliver for your business, let's meet for a coffee.

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Equipping the Team

Equipping the Team

Keeping your vision, your goals firmly in sight when you are leading a business on the cusp or in the full swell of change, is challenging.

When you trust and equip your team to bring about transformation, to step up into the void and aim for their North Star, you are freed up to focus on what matters.

Reaching your destination is very satisfying, but in business as in life, there is always another mountain to climb, and another star on the horizon. At hgkc we act as a critical friend, listening and guiding, providing insights and support to leaders and senior teams, helping you navigate towards your North Star and beyond.

You know where you want to go. Having a guide will help you really unleash your potential and the potential of your people, helping you to make the right choices on direction and to get you there faster. Call us to talk about your journey.

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Improving Performance

Improving Performance

Despite best laid plans, every business needs a little extra to make their journey go smoother and faster, to increase your confidence of not just surviving but thriving as the landscape begins to change around you.

We will bring our tools and techniques, developed over years of working with businesses just like yours, to help you get more from your people, your marketing, your innovations.

Customers, suppliers, competitors all make up a rich pool of potential partners. On your journey, you will meet people who have different backgrounds but share similar problems. Joining forces can be the difference between success or being stranded.

We support our clients in building strategic relationships and partnerships. Through our programme of hgkc-led events, we bring together a community of aspiring and growing businesses. To tap into our community, call us today.

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hgkc was born from the realisation that together our combined practical experience and knowledge can offer our clients a broader, deeper and richer experience that will deliver better results faster.