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UNIQUE NEEDS

As a Visionary, entrepreneur and business owner, you are faced with challenging situations on a daily basis. Your needs are unique and distinctive and you need someone with the unique ability to guide your business through the day-to-day operations to execute your vision organization wide. As an Integrator, Be Creative Ventures can help you venture into the specifics of your situation and provide guidance and a steady hand to create organizational clarity to effectively and efficiently navigate change and transform strategy to reality.

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WHY


WHY

 

Simplify, Systemize

WHY


WHY

 

Simplify, Systemize

Why? Because the Visionary cannot do it all. If your organization is going through growing pains (hitting the ceiling), you are at a make or break it point, or are struggling to get a grip on the operations within your business, you need help to navigate the murky waters. You need to simplify and systemize. You need the right talent to align your core values, vision and strategy. You need the Go-To person to handle the day-to-day operations. You need the problem solver who gets the work done.

You need Barbara Voorhees, your ideal Integrator, to create organizational clarity and harmoniously integrate the major functions of the business. Barbara can help you simplify and systemize your business so your time is spent growing your vision, focusing on your priorities and enjoying what you do best. Barbara will help your business run like a well-oil machine.

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CLARITY


CLARITY

 

Creating Organizational Clarity

CLARITY


CLARITY

 

Creating Organizational Clarity

As your Integrator, Barbara Voorhees will work with you to create organizational clarity and execute your vision and strategy. She will be your voice of reason to eliminate barriers for your team and bring order out of chaos.

As your Integrator, Barbara will orchestrate your business functions, provide leadership and organizational expertise, enabling the right hand to know what the left hand is doing. She will keep everyone rowing in the same direction.

Barbara will take the practical approach to build trust through active listening, understanding goals and expectations, and review current situations and opportunities to keep everyone on the same page moving your organization forward. She will help you define your company culture, provide you, the CEO/Visionary, with critical support and create a working inclusive environment.

 

RESOURCES

- EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System)

- The Emerging "Integrator" - The 2% Club

- Supercharge your CEO/COO Relationship

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ABOUT


ABOUT

Meet Barbara

ABOUT


ABOUT

Meet Barbara

 

leading with Purpose & Passion

Energetic, passionate and thoughtful with over 20 years of experience in creating, developing and growing businesses, Barbara (Barb) brings purpose and passion together with a unique ability of providing leadership and a steady hand to ensure your vision is communicated to motivate and execute strategy.

As a Fractional Integrator, Barb is currently working with businesses to create organizational clarity and guide the company to become more foscused, efficient and profitable.

Barb is volunteering with WomenVenture as a mentor and teaching Operations to women who are developing business plans. Assisting with SCORE, Barb has also provided several sessions on business development to women veterans as they move to make their decision to become women owned businesses.

History

After successfully turning around a key department within a national CPA firm, increasing efficiency by 97% and reducing billing time by 50%, Barb picked up the entrepreneurial spirit to grow business success.

With a creative passion for design, Barb developed a successful floral design studio providing quality products and exceptional service to clients. The business flourished averaging 15% annual growth and servicing corporate account at 35% of revenue.

With the opportunity to acquire the commercial property that housed her business, Barb provided affordable leasing to start-up companies.

After selling her design studio, Barb founded and became the executive director of the Westonka Horticultural Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing educational programs in sustainable gardening and landscaping. WHS became well known for its relevant and timely knowledge sharing from national speakers and University professors. Revenue generated from programs, donations, and membership was in excess of $10k.

With over 20 years in business development and operations from starting and growing businesses, Barb decided to pursue her Executive Masters of Business Administration degree. During this time she moved into a nonacademic position at the University of St. Thomas to support a one person office for a one-day diversity and inclusion conference. As this conference grew into a three-day model, Barb successfully created organizational clarity and increased revenue from $250K to over $1.2M, laying the foundation for future financial success. This was the largest external program executed by the University of St. Thomas.

Today, after achieving success in roles of CEO/Visionary/Executive Director and Integrator in service organizations, nonprofits, retail and higher education, Barb shares her knowledge and skills with small businesses. She has taken her purpose and passion to leading businesses to achieve success through organizational clarity and transforming strategy to reality. As an Integrator (Fractional or Full-time), Barb can help your organization to ascend to the next level.

 

What others say about Barbara:

  • "Things get done, people are clear on the work they need to do and have direction. They know they can come to you for help and to problem solve." Former Employer

  • "...people trust you and are willing to get involved, be part of an activity or cause because you demonstrate passion for the work that you do." Former Client

  • "You are adept at organizing a group of people and building a common goal and persuading them to reach the goal." Healthcare Recruiter

  • "People let their guard down and know they are in good hands with you." Healthcare Executive

  • "...people trust you and are willing to get involved, be part of an activity or cause because you demonstrate passion for the work that you do. You treat others with respect and are able to motivate a team and others to be better." HR Professional

  • "...provide strategic direction and organization/effective coordination." Former Employee

  • "...ability to work with a wide range of people in all levels of an organization, ability to stay organized no matter the situation, developing lasing relationships with clients and co-workers." Former Colleague

  • "...team player, accountable partner, reputation builder for the org you work for." Former Client

  • "Coming up with great ideas, knowing what to do and having confidence to get things done." Former Board Member

 
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CONTACT

 

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CONTACT


CONTACT

 

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