"Manufacturing" Social Enterprises Since 2001
Established in 2001, Triangle Solutions Alliance, Inc. set out with a mission - to understand the challenges of small business owners and to increase their ability to not only survive, but thrive. The result - a "manufacturing process" with a series of stepping stones to help people launch and grow a small business - while engaging in supporting the community they serve. Providing services to adults & youth!
TSAI's 3-Step "Social Enterprise Manufacturing Process"
Career Development Training
Using a 3-pronged approach to career development, participants engage in developing simultaneous strategies for job search, career change & entrepreneurial endeavors. A sample worksheet can be found here.
Entrepreneurial entry strategies, sales, marketing & branding training are essential for all entrepreneurs-in-training. Other skills training may also be essential - depending on the strengths of the individual and the type of business you're looking to start. Ideas for starting up a low-budget business can be found here.
Business Growth Training
From leadership development to productivity improvement, attraction marketing to referral-based business - the opportunities to continuously improve on a business growth strategy are endless. To stay plugged in on the latest and greatest training & growth strategies, join our Small Business Power community here!
Product Creation or Adoption
Delivering a Service
Consulting services can be delivered in a variety of ways and in a multitude of industries. Depending on your background, talents, skills, abilities & desires, our coaches can help you determine and package a service-based product that is uniquely you.
Develop a Knowledge Product
The Internet has created opportunities for delivering knowledge that many of us have never explored. There is a really good chance that you have knowledge that someone else is looking for - and all you have to do is document it, package it and market it.
Adopt a Direct Sales Company
Some of the fastest growing businesses in the world today are offering products and opportunities in the direct sales/relationship marketing industry. From jewelry and make-up to legal services, phone services and travel services - there's something for everyone who likes helping people with leading-edge products and services. You can see some of the products we like working with here.
Advertising Alliances & Co-Ops
Partnering in the Community
The opportunities are rapidly increasing for business owners to grow their business while helping out in the community. Partnering with schools, churches & charities can create win-win situations for businesses to find new prospects while helping non-profits develop new sources of funding. Opportunities to help non-profits as Professional Fundraisers can be learned about here.
Partnering with Recruiters
Coming from a background in the recruiting industry, I was fortunate to be able to place consultants as well as employees with several of my recruiting clients. When hiring slows down, the opportunities for consultants go up - and recruiters like having new streams of income when the placement income is off. To learn more about how consultants can "Partner for Profits", download our report at: ThePartnerConnector.com
From print media to barter exchanges, internet radio to internet attraction marketing communities - advertising can become more effective for everyone when it happens in a co-op environment.
Here is an example of one of the advertising co-ops we have developed!