Read the pitch deck that this former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec is using to compete with consulting giants like Accenture and Deloitte

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Ashley Miles is trying to evolve the traditional consulting model with her new startup called Franklyn West.

The former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec’s firm is among a new crop of ad, media, tech, and consulting businesses aiming to bring a new approach to everything from business planning to recruiting.

One way the firm differentiates itself from the likes of Deloitte and Accenture is by relying on a changing roster of experts in various business functions rather than a permanent staff, she said. Current experts include Shark Tank investor Daymond John; Anastasia Soare, founder and CEO of beauty brand Anastasia Beverly Hills; and startup investor and advisor Fran Hauser.

“It’s a one-stop solution helping businesses get to the next level without having to work with multiple vendors,” Miles said.

The firm also promises to drastically shorten the business planning process for clients through a workshop that it calls the “Pivotal Power Agenda.” One way it does this is by bringing a clients’ department heads together earlier in the process than traditional consulting firms do, Miles said. 

The firm also plans to provide its clients digital quarterly insights reports called “Future First” on macro trends, their business implications, and expert guidance on how to navigate them.

Scroll down to see select slides from Franklyn West’s pitch deck:

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The firm lays out the macro challenges that businesses are facing today.

It identifies some key challenges businesses face in growing.

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It promises to help companies meet these challenges with a new approach to everything from business planning to recruiting.

Franklyn West differentiates itself with its focus on accelerating processes and its collective of experts.

The firm promises to help businesses achieve their growth potential with a class taught by Miles and quarterly insights reports called “Future First.”

Its pitch includes a workshop called the “Pivotal Power Agenda.”

“Pivotal Power Agenda” is a half-day workshop with a company’s senior leadership to create a roadmap to business impact.

The firm then pairs its collective of experts with companies to execute on business
challenges for one-, two and four-week stints.

Current experts, or “ambassadors,” include Shark Tank investor Daymond John; beauty mogul Anastasia Soare; and startup investor and advisor Fran Hauser.

The firm also says it can implement clients’ growth plans on a monthly, quarterly, annual and multi-year basis.

The firm says it brings a clients’ department heads together earlier in the process than traditional consulting firms and creates an internal team of stakeholders responsible for growth.

Here are all the services provided by Franklyn West in a nutshell.

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Source:: Business Insider

      

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