We make everything work better, faster, smoother and more profitably from end to end.
Since 1979 Rob Cummings has been able to achieve
dramatic, lasting and profitable change company-wide. Employing basic
fundamentals, best practices and proven technologies, the old ways of
doing business are transformed into frictionless new methods across the
board and throughout your Company.
techniques we use work for regional companies with only 5 employees
to companies with 1000's in offices across the country and around the
help build 21st Century businesses using a variety of techniques and
While ad agencies, financial consulting firms and others focus on their own
specialties, Cummings analyzes the big picture while addressing all of the
key elements - becoming completely
immersed in your success in every area... at a
cost that's easy to afford.
everything and everybody is in sync, like a fine-tuned machine... your
company runs smoother, faster, more profitably.
We think outside
(and being outside the box)
may be very well qualified, though being inside,
it's sometimes hard to see the forest through the trees. Office politics
and other internal issues make change even more difficult to achieve.
from the outside in with no preconceptions.
With an open analytical mind, Rob interacts
with staff and management, opens and stimulates minds, and makes change
happen quickly and very effectively. Without
preconceptions, he can discover or uncover issues and problems that were
not obvious to many since they were simply too close to the day-to-day
operation. Clients are amazed.
can help streamline processes, motivate and train teams in person and
with Intranet-based solutions, resolve problems, negotiate with vendors,
and achieve other goals insiders cannot.
sure all the pieces are in place to create a complete, turn-key system.
advantage Companies receive from Cummings is big picture thinking and
When everything is running in sync - from people to processes to
systems, your business can run at 21st Century speed with everyone
stimulated and informed.
processes so everything runs faster, smoother and more productively.
all the pieces together seamlessly, and more important, makes sure that
all accept, understand and support each other so that the Company works
as a well-oiled, well-designed machine. The result is less stress, fewer
problems, and greater productivity.
people make and buy into change.
best way to accomplish change is to let people be a part of creating it.
telling people what to do, Rob enables people to discover and buy into
better processes and solutions. Sometimes he just supports good ideas
they already have but were unable to implement, while he also stimulates
their thinking, refines their concepts and offers new ones. Even though it's obvious he's paid by and working for
immediately makes it clear that he takes no sides. His belief is
that, for people to buy into and accept change, they must be made a part
of it, believe in it and be excited by it.
is able to open eyes to innovative new ideas and concepts,
create harmony between diverse groups, facilitate change and acceptance
and help Companies run smoother and more cost-effectively from top to
group interactivity and excitement.
Rob doesn't use 'drill sergeant' or fear tactics. Instead, he becomes a part of the team and lets
each group he works with know it's 'we' (Rob and the group) that are going to make
improvements and changes that will benefit all. He's happy, exciting,
polite, motivational and considerate of all he works with and makes sure
everyone has the opportunity to speak their mind.
no fear inside or out.
an outside Consultant Rob has no fear of being fired
since everyone understands he is not an employee, and employees have no fear of
him. Therefore he is uniquely able to enable staff members to be open,
honest, thoughtful and begin to think outside the box.
open up, participate and get excited.
directs the meetings though mainly he listens, encouraging the entire group
to express themselves openly and freely.
The process is fun,
productive and it works.
jokes, people laugh and enjoy the experience, however, in the relaxed
yet energized atmosphere Rob creates, many great ideas
emerge... some are his own and some are from the group. As step one, Rob helps the group develop the criteria by which
the group ultimately judges the ideas and concepts they have discussed. He encourages
all to think outside the box, keeps the discussion lively and the
excitement level high. He lets
everyone know that no ideas are bad ideas, just some are better than
others. We discuss every possible solution and all potential problems
focus becomes crystal clear.
all the ideas, concepts and possible solutions have been listed, Rob
refines the discussion. Based on the criteria and objectives we
developed at the beginning, we judge the concepts to keep, and those
to eliminate. At this point we develop the plan. The group is motivated,
focused, and excited about executing the plan since, with Rob's
suggestions and their input, they were a
part of it.
action plan all support, accept and buy into.
That's where the most important aspect, the 'buy-in' occurs.
When people accept and feel strongly about a solution they helped to
develop, and completely understand it, they will fully support it.
The focus and
enthusiasm is maintained.
Rob's Clients can depend on
him to make absolutely sure the
plan stays on track, has contingencies built
into it, and that everyone believes in and supports it. He stays in
touch with the group to make sure of this.
All of the
details are assessed and addressed.
Clients can also rest assured that he will assess every little detail while keeping the big picture clearly in mind and the solutions
perfectly focused. His philosophy is that even the smallest overlooked
detail can be the biggest pitfall.
all the support tools via an Intranet.
internal internet - not a dot com or public Site), is a tremendous tool for
enabling internal communications, support, motivation, and company-wide
synergy while it can reduce costs and increases
and password protected, it becomes the glue that keeps the Company
informed, motivated and provides all the necessary training and support.
designed, written and implemented, it will:
all aware of new procedures
and reference information
training tools & reduce costs
printable sales materials
interactivity between staff members
synergy and uniformity company-wide
travel and other expenses
Available any time,
and anywhere, staff can
log on at home and on the road. Staff members can learn new
processes quickly and easily saving valuable staff time in
training and mentoring. Changes can be instantly updated and
communicated, documents can be printed on the fly from any location,
everyone is talking the same talk, walking the same walk, and dramatic
savings in time and expense are achieved.
outcomes with lasting results.
By motivating and streamlining, reducing vendor and
operational costs, using good psychology, techniques and Intranet-based
solutions, Cummings Design been breathing new life into Companies and all of
their employees, significantly increasing short and long term profitability.
you are Top Management, you're delighted with the results. If you're a
VP, Marketing or
Sales Director, Top Management and investors will be delighted with you.
1979, Cummings Design has been helping Companies succeed in many
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