Enter Partners, business strategy consultants

Strategy and Scenario Planning

Ente­gra Part­ners believes in cus­tomized, expe­ri­en­tial approach­es to solve dif­fer­ent strat­e­gy issues and plan bet­ter for the future. Whether test­ing an exist­ing strat­e­gy or iden­ti­fy­ing a new roadmap, even com­plex prob­lems like mul­ti-stake­hold­er chal­lenges, Ente­gra Part­ners helps you or a team to find suc­cess­ful, action­able — and excep­tion­al results.

  • Advanced sce­nario plan­ning – from help­ing to start the Glob­al Busi­ness Net­work (GBN) in 1991, the fore­most glob­al sce­nario plan­ning con­sul­tan­cy that came out of Roy­al Dutch/Shell’s tra­di­tion, Jim learned from the mas­ters Pierre Wack and Napi­er Col­lyns and has devel­oped his own unique, pow­er­ful approach in lead­ing over 150 suc­cess­ful projects glob­al­ly. We pro­vide the lat­est, most advanced tools to bet­ter under­stand and plan for the future, includ­ing a net­work of over 100 experts to pro­vide future insights in any top­ic or dis­ci­pline
  • Strat­e­gy devel­op­ment, includ­ing risk assess­ment, new insights and options, and oppor­tu­ni­ties
  • Team and indi­vid­ual learn­ing and lead­er­ship, includ­ing soft skills like sys­tems think­ing and mind­ful­ness, to align and move for­ward togeth­er
  • Proven, cus­tomized approach­es – from strat­e­gy off­sites to exec­u­tive retreats to client sem­i­nars to cus­tomized learn­ing mod­ules — to take strate­gic insights into action­able results and aligned lead­er­ship
Enter Partners, innovations consultants

Innovation and Leadership

With the pace of rapid dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy affect­ing all orga­ni­za­tions, we help design new inno­va­tion to help build more suc­cess­ful, lead­ing orga­ni­za­tions today. Ente­gra Part­ners helps you co-cre­ate and iden­ti­fy new inno­v­a­tive approach­es, includ­ing lead­er­ship, learn­ing cours­es and tal­ent devel­op­ment, and soft skill devel­op­ment, such as sys­tems think­ing, to lead you to new insights, prod­ucts, ser­vices and often new excit­ing options — some­times in part­ner­ships or with stake­hold­ers — that pro­vide a com­pelling advan­tage.

  • Inno­va­tion approach­es – from new prod­uct or ser­vices to orga­ni­za­tion­al trans­for­ma­tion to col­lab­o­ra­tive mul­ti-stake­hold­er or sys­tem-wide inno­va­tions
  • Re-fram­ing chal­lenges to cre­ate new inno­v­a­tive approach­es, from hard­ware to orga­ni­za­tion design
  • Lead­er­ship, learn­ing cours­es, tal­ent devel­op­ment and soft skills devel­op­ment – tra­di­tion­al lead­er­ship and man­age­ment skills are often lim­it­ed, so new skills around “soft­er” skills, like sys­tems think­ing, com­plex­i­ty and team lead­er­ship are need­ed
Enter Partners, entrepreneur consulting

Entrepreneurs and Innovators

From ear­ly days of a new com­pa­ny start-up to final exit strate­gies, Ente­gra Part­ners can help your new com­pa­ny suc­ceed. Over the last decade, we’ve com­bined our finance expe­ri­ence (Mor­gan Stan­ley, work with lead­ing ven­ture cap­i­tal firms (Spring Ven­tures, Klein­er Perkins Cau­field and Byers, oth­ers) and pri­vate equi­ty (TPG, Chero­kee, oth­ers)) with deep strat­e­gy exper­tise and advi­so­ry to help new com­pa­nies like Solar City, Fisker, Oxy­gen Finance, Fathym, among oth­ers. All phas­es of a new com­pa­ny, includ­ing:

  • New com­pa­ny (0–2+ years) — start-up idea and design, refin­ing prod­ucts or ser­vices, busi­ness plan, iden­ti­fy­ing Board, man­age­ment team, ini­tial strat­e­gy and goals, com­pa­ny align­ment, cus­tomer seg­ments and new mar­kets, to financ­ing (and investor pitch) and build­ing pos­i­tive momen­tum.
  • Mid-stage (2–5+ years) – man­ag­ing growth, refin­ing strat­e­gy and roadmaps, hir­ing and coor­di­nat­ing staff and man­age­ment team, Board man­age­ment, more effec­tive cus­tomer, mar­ket and part­ner strate­gies, expand­ed financ­ing and strate­gies, and look­ing for and devel­op­ing key strate­gic rela­tion­ships.
  • Late-stage (3+ years) – man­ag­ing faster growth, refin­ing strate­gies and roadmaps, build­ing out key man­age­ment team and staff, Board man­age­ment, expand­ing and new cus­tomer strate­gies, financ­ing, and nur­tur­ing key strate­gic rela­tion­ships and iden­ti­fy­ing exit options.
Enter Partners, climate change and sustainability consultants

Climate Change and Sustainability

With cli­mate change and glob­al warm­ing reach­ing records each year, every orga­ni­za­tion is or will be fac­ing cli­mate change and sus­tain­abil­i­ty chal­lenges. Instead of think­ing this as a sep­a­rate issue, most suc­cess­ful orga­ni­za­tions see this issue as inte­gral to a future, suc­cess­ful busi­ness mod­el.

  • Craft­ing lead­ing sus­tain­abil­i­ty strate­gies, includ­ing align­ing to the UN-SDG goals — we have helped lead­ing com­pa­nies from PG&E, Dow, Mor­gan Stan­ley, Intel and Nis­san, to lead­ing and cre­at­ing the first sus­tain­able U.S. Nation­al Ener­gy Plan.
  • Unlike oth­er con­sul­tan­cies, Jim Butch­er cre­at­ed and led Mor­gan Stanley’s glob­al sus­tain­abil­i­ty pro­gram, which gar­nered numer­ous awards.
  • A range of proven approach­es to tack­le a range of com­plex issues, from city and region­al plans like New York City; mul­ti-stake­hold­er engage­ment; reg­u­la­to­ry posi­tion­ing; new inno­va­tion on prod­ucts & ser­vices; social and impact invest­ing ini­tia­tives; to glob­al engage­ment with the P8/P80 glob­al pen­sion ini­tia­tive for cli­mate change, among oth­ers.
Social impact investing and consulting

Impact and Sustainable Investing

Impact and sus­tain­able invest­ing has increas­ing­ly gone main­stream in the last few years. From cre­at­ing Mor­gan Stanley’s impact and sus­tain­able invest­ing focus glob­al­ly to the Glob­al Impact Invest­ing Net­work (GIIN) to lead­ing recent efforts across this invest­ing spec­trum, Jim Butch­er and Ente­gra Part­ners has exten­sive exper­tise and insights.

  • Advis­ing and work­ing with lead­ing pri­vate equi­ty and ven­ture cap­i­tal firms, includ­ing their port­fo­lio com­pa­nies
  • Inno­v­a­tive new impact and sus­tain­able invest­ing approach­es, from help­ing to cre­ate the glob­al P8/P80 glob­al pen­sion fund effort for cli­mate mit­i­ga­tion to the Glob­al Impact Invest­ing Net­work (GIIN) to advis­ing lead­ing wealth man­agers
  • Advi­so­ry for inno­v­a­tive impact and sus­tain­able wealth man­age­ment, from glob­al banks to bou­tiques to indi­vid­ual wealth man­agers
Enter Partners, scenario planning consultants

Advising, Learning and Speaking

Many clients ask for advis­ing and coach­ing for imple­ment­ing strat­e­gy, orga­ni­za­tion­al changes and devel­op­ing lead­er­ship and tal­ent, both indi­vid­ual and team.

  • Strate­gic coach­ing and advis­ing, both 1:1 and team
  • Indi­vid­ual and team lead­er­ship, learn­ing and tal­ent devel­op­ment, includ­ing diver­si­ty, shared val­ues, soft skills devel­op­ment such as mind­ful­ness and com­plex­i­ty to become more “strate­gic” lead­ers
  • Cre­at­ing align­ment and com­mit­ment among your teams
  • Cus­tomized indi­vid­ual and team train­ings, learn­ings and sem­i­nars

With rapid changes in the world, Ente­gra Part­ners offers com­pelling and engag­ing speak­ers on a range of top­ics, whether for con­fer­ences, off­site or meet­ings, to inspire, enter­tain and pro­vide use­ful infor­ma­tion and insights.

  • Mega­trends
  • Indus­try insights, such as dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy, shap­ing the future
  • Adapt­ing to uncer­tain­ty, new lead­er­ship skills, among many oth­ers