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Plan Manage Grow


Business Management Toolkit


Think Forward is a business management toolkit; it contains everything you need to know to help you plan, manage, and grow your business.  

You are introduced to a cross section of management practices with over forty headline topics and educational content, twenty-five business modelling tools and some twenty bespoke templates.

Using this toolkit will enable you to build a compelling, sustainable, and competitive market position for your business and a Roadmap of how to get there.

Purchasing the toolkit comes with one day of training and support 

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Who is it for? 

The toolkit is for Owner, Directors and Senior Managers who are looking for a better way to manage their business, a different way of working, a different way of looking at things. 

To build a successful business, you need skill, experience, quality people and knowledge. 

You need to build on your skill set, to move from doing what you're really good at, to adding a different dimension, supplementing and strengthening your capabilities; you need to add Business Management skills and techniques to your desk, that’s where "Think-Forward" comes in. 


Which Markets are Supported? 


Whilst it is true that many of the tools and techniques within the toolkit can be applied to a wide range of businesses, our skills, expertise, and experience lie within the B2B marketplace. 

The following list is not exhaustive, but typical Clients would be operating in: 

  • Architecture 

  • Accounting 

  • Design 

  • Engineering 

  • Heating and Plumbing 

  • M&E Contractor 

  • Manufacturing 

  • Transport 

  • Warehouse and Distribution 


A B2B team of industry, domain experts whose experience is used to deliver the results that you want. Here are just a two of the friendly faces you’ll see when you meet: 

Our Team

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Michael Carr 

The founder of “Think-Forward”, who came to realise that despite the many programmes of support to the Business Owner and Directors, the was no single operating platform, from which to plan, manage and grow their business.

Having worked for several large PLC’s, Akzo Nobel, Unipart, Jaguar-Landrover as well as owning and building two businesses to over £1.3 and £1.9m t/o  respectfully, Michael collates over 30-years of experience in C level and Director positions, learning and success into the “Think-Forward” Business Toolkit 

Kath Howell 

Co-Director of “Think-Forward”, Kath’s experience and passion lies within Change Management, Leadership Development and Lean Systems Thinking.

An experienced Director, In addition to her Client portfolio, Kath has worked extensively with the NHS, been responsible for developing a Financial Services charity business from £45m to/ to £60m. 

Earlier career success with ATOS Consulting, Johnson Matthey and the Ford Motor Co was valuable learning which she brings to “Think Forward” Clients.


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