We first met Lisa six years ago by way of referral when we were not sure of our business’ survival. We were in a state of having very little sleep, stress levels were at a maximum, our personal life was disintegrating at a rapid pace and we were questioning why we ever ventured into our own business. Lisa was a breath of fresh air. From our very first meeting, she took us by the hand and guided us with empathy and patience through what we thought at the time was a minefield of numbers we were wrong.
Through clear and simple explanation, Lisa guided us through the understanding of the key numbers to work on which drove profitability alone, with the understanding every aspect of our business must be driven by the numbers. The learning process was surprisingly simple and instantly transformed our focus. Within a short period of time, we had solid realistic goals and a plan for the business for years to come and we were starting to see positive cash flow return – all of this giving us a renewed sense of confidence and excitement. I am very proud to say, today we have a very successful business, we have a winning culture, won many business awards over the past four consecutive years, are envied within the industry and we now take annual holidays!
This has definitely taken a lot of hard work, sweat and tears but Lisa has always been by our side cheering us on, continually expanding our knowledge, has kept us accountable along this journey, has always been there to listen to the highs and lows and to challenge us to be better than the day before. Without the support and guidance of Lisa we would not be where we are today.
—Brad and Renelle /OfficeDirect
I met Lisa about 12 months ago and it was only when discussing Lisa and QK’ s mission when I discovered as a business owner I wasn’t paying close attention to the financials of my business. If I didn’t start paying attention, any issues would carry across my business, affecting the various areas that I did put a lot of time into, such as client management, staff engagement and business development.
Our meeting couldn’t have come sooner! Lisa inspired me to look directly at the numbers, and it was only then that a new, savvy bookkeeper discovered that a client owed us in excess of $100,000.
It was a major wakeup call. Lisa worked with us to establish a financial management team while streamlining our infrastructure to ensure we will always be on top of our finances. I am now continually aware of our position and can identify any issues to act proactively. This has given me so much more control of my business, and the confidence to move forward and continue to grow.
—Brisbane business owner
Knowing the numbers of any business is essential for success, and this is why we work with Lisa on a monthly basis.
Given the fact I already know how to read and understand my financial reports, you could easily make the mistake of thinking that I do not need the support of someone like Lisa you would be wrong.
The monthly accountability session means I can keep my finger on the pulse of the business and be perfectly informed to make strategic management decisions. It’s just like having a personal trainer for your financials. She ensures accountability, clarity, accuracy and best practice.
I can highly recommend Lisa to any business owner, regardless of size or experience.
— Simon Bell /Co-Founder StaffBerry Pty Ltd
It has been my absolute pleasure knowing Lisa Lens both professionally and personally over the past five years.
Lisa has been working closely with StaffBerry Pty Ltd as our Financial Consultant and has provided, and is continuing to provide, much support and knowledge in regards to the financial running of our company.
Lisa is a highly motivated and confident consultant with a high level of understanding of business finance. Lisa operates with integrity and is a positive contribution to our company.
Our monthly meetings provide us with accurate, concise and detailed financial reports, while motivating goal setting. Lisa has now become an important, effective and integral part of our monthly management meetings.
Lisa takes initiative to identify problems and devise solutions using strong and effective communication skills. Lisa is highly intelligent and operates with a mind well suited to the world of business and financial management.
I could not recommend Lisa and the Quadrant Knowledge team more highly to any business wishing to understand and manage their finances on a regular basis. I find Lisa’s contribution to StaffBerry invaluable and we look forward to a long future working with Lisa and the team.
—Jessica Graham /Co-Founder & COO, StaffBerry Pty Ltd
I have been working with Lisa and her team for the past 18 months. I cannot speak any higher of Lisa and her commitment to her clients. She has stood by me through thick and thin, most certainly challenged my thinking for the better, and has made me accountable to make certain I deliver on the company’s vision every single day. In the days of old, the thought of the finances would be terrifying and I would do everything to avoid facing reality.
Lisa has guided and taught me to embrace the numbers, not to fear and it is the single factor to our ongoing success. We are now seeing profitability and cash flow back into the business – something we thought was a distant memory. The culture and team spirit has never been higher with a collective effort to ensure the company’s success along with the team’s own personal achievements being met.
Thank you so very much Lisa
—Emily Snowden /Disability Care Services