Rachel Allmon operates C2M Administration Consultants, a human sources and administration skilled consulting group based mostly in Arlington, TX that provides improvement companies for private and profession, enterprise and organizational, management, group, and model. Observe her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
Given a enterprise identify is so central to a model, we are inclined to put a variety of significance on it. How did you arrive at a reputation, and the way do you are feeling about it now that you simply’ve been in enterprise some time?
In 2007, we started in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as a small administrative consulting service for non-profit organizations — principally church buildings — therefore, the unique that means of our identify, Church Administration Consultants (C2M). Over the previous 14 years, our operations have expanded to achieve organizations of all kinds, helping them with operations, advertising and marketing, and human sources options with the identical degree of devoted assist as earlier than.
What’s your bodily location?
In 2016, our agency relocated to Dallas Fort-Value as an internet-based firm solely. Attributable to current progress and demand, we’re working to safe bodily workplaces and a warehouse southwest of DFW.
With some manufacturers, location is a key part. Is there something in regards to the place you reside and work that’s formed your personal model?
Not notably. Our companies are common and require a variety of hands-on technical experience and oversight. Most of our companies require distant and on-site entry of shopper enterprise location and amenities (e.g. software program set up, coaching facilitation, and administrative assist)
How would you describe your skilled expertise and background?
I’m a 20-year human sources administration skilled, presently holding certifications in Microsoft Workplace, High quality Issues-Grasp Tutorial Designer and Course Reviewer, and presently engaged on my fourth start-up asset.
I’ve assisted people and organizations in constructing sustainable small and medium measurement companies — that are nonetheless thriving immediately.
Moreover, my ardour is curating and creating equitable and sustainable enterprise and model options for my purchasers and companions throughout industries. My newest endeavor additionally contains ongoing Doctoral Research in Enterprise Administration, which I hope to finish inside the subsequent three years.
Might you describe the scope of your operation?
We offer the next companies to purchasers within the U.S. and overseas:
- Administration Consulting Companies (Contains Profession Teaching)
- Skilled Improvement Coaching
- Transport and Logistics
- Tutorial Design
- Publishing and Modifying
Our imaginative and prescient is to influence world communities by strategic partnerships which incorporate our values: fairness, kindness, and assist.
Our mission is to help people, entrepreneurs, communities, and organizations of their efforts of innovation, sustainability, and progress of human and capital sources and techniques of assist. It’s our goal to ship strategic outcomes and equitable options for every mission that we function accomplice to, and/or endorse.
Some entrepreneurs describe an aha! second, the moment they determined it was time to take issues into their very own palms. Might you describe any of these moments you’ve had?
As a fourth-generation entrepreneur, I really feel that it’s a present inherited at start and developed by legacy. Due to this fact, I’ve all the time had a pure means to take the lead and spearhead initiatives and initiatives.
Nonetheless, it was just a little completely different with C2M.
I stored issues quiet for practically a decade to assist the goals of others, to assist them set up accountability and construct sustainable initiatives. For the previous 5 years, I’ve been intentional about constructing my group and the C2M Model. We at the moment are a trademarked model, which makes me tremendous proud.
What sort of initiatives do you like to work on?
Any mission that falls inside the scope of our companies — I’m captivated with all of them. Nonetheless, I particularly take pleasure in profession consulting, analysis, evaluation, and forecasting, tutorial design, mission planning, and coordinating.
Might you describe your typical shopper (in case you have a typical shopper)?
Fortunate for us, most of our purchasers are distinctive and have a particular area of interest or lane of their very own. Our clientele contains company executives, educators, authorities entities, unbiased authors, painters, jewelers, skilled athletes, skilled singers, meals truck house owners, skilled drivers, private trainers, non-profit organizations, retirees, and faculty college students searching for methods to complement their revenue by their present pursuits (or pure skills).
Typically we’re ready the place it’s mandatory to show down initiatives. What do these conditions seem like for you, and the way do you handle them?
We take pleasure in with the ability to produce high quality ends in each initiative. To take care of this customary, it’s essential to stability service requests with ongoing initiatives. We provide a complimentary preview session for brand new purchasers, to make sure now we have a desired resolution for them to decide on.
From there, purchasers are added to a queue for mission or asset overview, assigned to the subsequent accessible employees (or referred to our business companions, if there’s a ready interval). Total, we stay clear from the beginning and clearly talk why we aren’t capable of service potential or present purchasers on any mission request.
Efficiency is all the time necessary, however typically now we have to pay shut consideration to worth as nicely. How do you place GoDaddy services and products to your purchasers?
Whereas our merchandise are branded, we make good use of GoDaddy internet companies and advertising and marketing instruments, comparable to month-to-month newsletters and e mail updates, calendar, and ecommerce instruments.
Our web site is a go-to and mandatory first step for all purchasers and prospects.
We regularly advocate GoDaddy merchandise to our purchasers in want of them. Our employees are additionally skilled to work with GoDaddy merchandise and instruments to make sure purchasers are totally supported.
Might you describe a mission that you simply really feel exemplifies you at your finest?
The general progress and sustainability of C2M Administration Consultants LLC. Whereas we nonetheless have a variety of room to develop — to mark 15 years in January 2022 — it’s an exemplary mannequin of what environment friendly and efficient mission administration can produce.
An apparent metric for measuring our personal success is how a lot you bought paid versus how a lot time it took. In your expertise, what are the benefits and downsides right here?
As I train my mentees and advise purchasers, outcomes all the time require an preliminary funding. Whether or not time, cash, psychological, materials sources, or bodily exertion — there may be all the time a worth to pay to provide a return.
The benefit… if you happen to put money into the correct place, on the proper time, you’ll make a very good return on that funding.
Alternatively, once you place investments within the incorrect place (as I’ve finished earlier than), it couldn’t solely result in monetary despair, however could have a adverse impact on total psychological and bodily wellness.
You’ll want to place property, time, concepts, feelings, and belief in the correct palms. Not solely is the proper placement necessary, however you could additionally develop the persistence and resiliency to see issues by. Timing is EVERYTHING, even ready time.
How does GoDaddy Professional match into what you do? Might you advocate any methods to get probably the most worth out of it — particularly to somebody simply beginning out?
For shopper internet and portfolio property, GoDaddy Professional permits for seamless transitions between asset administration and content material improvement, saving our group time. It has additionally allowed for higher group and communication all through initiatives.
Think about you can journey again in a time machine to a degree the place you had been like, Overlook this. I’m finished! What recommendation would you give your self?
My private quote: “At all times go away individuals, locations, and experiences higher than they had been once you discovered them. Step away and provides your self time. Finally, the fervour, relationship, mission, or concept will resurface — bringing with it larger readability and motivation than earlier than.”
What’s your parting shot for individuals who need to be such as you once they develop up?
Be the BEST model of you you can be. There, you stay free, and the world is relying on it!