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Strategic Consulting

Your business is at an impasse and you can’t move forward. Or alternatively, you are moving too fast—your success is unprecedented and you’re struggling to keep up. The Markens Group can help in both cases, applying our management savvy and fresh perspective to get you on the right path.

Our strategic consulting services include:

The Markens Method™

Map goals, motivate change, measure performance, maximize results. This is the essence of The Markens Method™. Let TMG help guide your organization from expectation to evaluation, from evaluation to accountability.

Business Planning

Expert facilitation services to guide your company from entrepreneurially driven to professionally managed.

Profit Planning

Profit is not an accident. Let us help you make the earnings you estimate.


The human aspect of management—motivating, encouraging, and maintaining a productive and respectful work environment.

Initiative Planning

Corrective actions for complex, long-term issues should be planned out ahead of time by using a SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-limited) gap closure initiative.

Breakeven Analysis

Learn to determine when implementing new technologies is a more cost effective solution.


Hiring and keeping the best people, maximizing their strengths, guiding their performance.


Everything we know and continue to learn, we teach.

Exit Strategies

Is your business a means to an end? How can you maximize the value of your life’s work?

Benchmark Reporting

It’s hard to know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been.