ABOUT | Ideas to Profit
i2P is a guide to building better business ventures, stronger teams, and more profitable relationships. The tools, ideas, evaluations, and examples are based on best practices from real-life experiences of Paul and Ross with a combined business creation time of over 60 years helping commercialize or grow over 100 ventures.
i2P will help you develop relationships to turn Ideas Into Profits. Using the tools in this book will provide you, along with your stakeholders and investors, ideas that will help them ensure that the ventures and leaders they are supporting have the wherewithal to be successful.
THE i2P APPROACH
1 ) Processes to Achieve Profitable Outcomes
2) Concepts to Determine the Best Course of Action for Your Idea
3) Tools to Test Credibility for Your Endeavour
4) A Viable Decision Making Process
5) Processes to Build Stakeholder Commitment
Learn More About the Authors
ABOUT | ROSS
Ross Blaine has over two decades of experience growing business ventures and helping leaders turn around struggling enterprises.
Ross equips leaders with thoughts and tools that will help build winning results. Leaders that how to build a collaborative culture will gain the confidence and the commitment of their stakeholders. These strategies will ensure stakeholders are committed to your vision for success.
Ross has the experience and the results are there:
83% proven success rate
Turned around 6 companies
Assisted 3 companies into hyper-growth
Produced 4 major industry studies
Implemented entrepreneurial programs for 7 major corporations
Over his 25 years in business, Ross has:
31 Super Focus Workshops to accelerate the development of new technologies
The Essence of Success business skills development game
A young leaders mentoring training program
The “Acid Test”
for participation in entrepreneurial ventures
a guide book for organization leadership
Over 20 new product and service initiatives for clients
The Mentor Training Program
for the Durham Region Business Alliance Network
Clients & Projects
Super Focus Workshop, to explore uses for slag
Super Focus Workshop, Strategic Alliances – Feasibility Analysis – New Battery Lead
General Motors Canada
Super Focus Workshop, Solar Ring Ship – Feasibility Analysis – Dock Lock System – Feasibility Analysis – New Chucking System
Business Development, plans and mentoring for 11 dealerships – Program Design for Used Car Certification
Land Rover North America Strategic Advantage Analysis – positioning and Brand loyalty programs
Motor Vehicles Manufacturers Association
Super Focus Workshop, to create a new strategy for Canadian Automotive R&D
Honeywell Industrial Controls Quality Service Surveys to recapture market lead
Development of Internet-based resource system for Small and Medium Enterprises
Carlson Marketing Group
GM Card Launch Training (257 dealers)
ABOUT | DR. PAUL
Paul specializes in analyzing the viability of new concepts and plans market optimization for new products. In his career, Paul has launched 12 new business ventures, managed 25 new business opportunities and assisted in launching tens of thousands of new products.
Paul Dick, DVM, MSc has 30 years of experience in the animal health industry with product development, regulatory affairs, business development, report writing, commercialization and project management.
Paul has served a number of organizations including
of the Canadian Animal Health Institute
of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association
of NSERC strategic grants.
Paul is the President and Founder of Paul Dick & Associates
Paul Dick & Associates Ltd (PDA) was created in 2010 to meet the needs of large, medium and small animal health companies wishing to develop and commercialize new technologies and products. In 2017, PDA expanded into the human health space to offer its services to companies developing new technologies and services for the human health market.
PDA provides value-added consulting services at the product development, regulatory submission, marketing and sales phases for human and animal health companies. Clients range from large multinationals to small start-up enterprises. Along with Dr. Dick, the PDA team consists of scientific and business experts that have a successful track record in developing, registering and commercializing innovative products for human and animal health.