The Navigoe website and blog: www.navigoe.com/
To learn more from the expert consultants discussed in the book:
Gallup Strategic Consulting, gallup.com/strategicconsulting/en-us/main.aspx?ref=b.
Clifton StrengthsFinder, gallup.com/strategicconsulting/157208/achieving-greater-performance-strengths.aspx.
Career Anchors Self-Assessment www.careeranchorsonline.com/SCA/about.do?open=prod.
Books and DVDs by Tony Buzan, www.tonybuzan.com/books/.
Mark C. Tibergien, CEO and managing director, Pershing Advisory Solutions, LLC, www.pershing.com/about_us/mark_tibergien.html.
Rebecca Pomering, CEO and principal, Moss Adams WealthAdvisors, www.mossadamswealthadvisors.com/About-Us/Our-Team/Rebecca-Pomering.
Dan Seivert, CEO and Managing Partner, Echelon Partners, investment bankers, wealth consultants, and valuation experts, www.echelon-partners.com/.
To explore the resources of professional services associations:
Certification resources: CFP Board is a nonprofit organization acting in the public interest by fostering professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics, and other requirements for CFP certification. www.cfp.net/home.
American Bar Association, www.americanbar.org/aba.html.
American Medical Association, www.ama-assn.org/ama.
American Accounting Association, http://aaahq.org/.
National Society of Accountants, www.nsacct.org/.
Association of Management Consulting Firms, www.amcf.org/.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software
PC Magazine’s CRM reviews and resources, www.pcmag.com/products/1627.
Microsoft Dynamics: www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm.aspx?WT.srch=1&WT.mc_ID=DYNAMICS_US_SEM_GA.
I highly recommend the research and publications of the Kauffman Foundation:
Data and surveys: www.kauffman.org/researchandpolicy/entrepreneurship-data.aspx.
Entrepreneurship tools, strategies, applied knowledge: www.kauffman.org/Section.aspx?id=Entrepreneurship.
Areas Where Navigoe Uses Outsourced Consultants and Experts
Search-engine optimization (SEO)
Email monitoring and retention
CRM process to remind our compliance officer to do necessary reviews
CFO level consulting and strategy
Accounting firm for tax preparation and strategy