Outlook & Process
Creating and building a sustainable business is one of the most difficult things that you will ever do. From the high risk of failure, to the rollercoaster of emotions, all the way to being the fighter that extinguishes internal fires, I fully understand how much work it takes and how each detail is so crucial to achieving success. However, I also believe that building a business is one of the greatest things someone can ever do. At QCC, I focus on the details so that you’re able to build sustainable habits and systems.
With every client, I follow a three step process:
- Measure and Examine - the existing landscape, environments, roadblocks, and issues
- Define and Strategize - understand what success looks like, develop paths through roadblocks, and establish long-term partnerships for growth
- Test & Implement - execute on strategy, build repeatable systems, and adjust the course based on priorities / goals
At the first sight of complexity, I'm ready to dig in, roll up the sleeves, and be by your side every step of the way - building on the age old phrase “when the going gets tough, the tough get going”.
About the Founder
John is an operations executive, business development professional, entrepreneur, startup advisor, and graphic designer. After graduating with a degree in design, he quickly realized the power of entrepreneurship and fell in love with starting & growing businesses. As an “all hands on deck” consultant, he focuses on creating and implementing systems to the highest degree in order to achieve growth for clients.
In the past, John has served on the board for Pittsburgh Young Professionals, assisted in planning two TEDx events, and bringing multiple Startup Weekends to Pittsburgh. He helped lead fundraising efforts for the Active X-it Fund - a seed stage investment fund & program - targeting $15M for regional & national startups over a five year distribution plan.
Prior to launching QCC, John spent his time in a mixture of entertainment, industrial manufacturing, and computer software companies.
• StartNow Pittsburgh Co-Founder & Curator
Outside the Office Activities
• Long Distance Running - Marathons, Half-Marathons