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Common Use Cases

Fractional CEO, COO, VP Strategy

Round Out Management Team for a Capital Raise

Run Strategic Project(s) and Develop Strategic Plans

Reorganization, transition and crisis management

Product Development Leader as CTO or Strategic Oversight of Product Management

Mentor for CEO and/or C-Level Executives & Managers Who Can Step Up to More Responsibility Faster

Help with Legal, Corporate Governance & Board Issues

Org. Change Management (OCM) and Organizational Development (OD), Process Management & Optimization

Benefits of Fractional Executive Services:

  1. Pay only for the time you need saving many thousands per month using the 80-20 Pareto Principle
  2. Instant availability without risk or commitment. Month-to-month but part of your team.
  3. Get critical strategic guidance only people with 20+ years’ experience can provide.
  4. Avoid costly common errors and bad hires by having 30+ years’ experience added to your interviews and organizational design decisions.
  5. Add additional perspective and creativity to key decisions.
  6. Develop and execute critical operational plans.
  7. Enhance productivity and systematize for growth.
  8. Extra high-power person-hours to relieve stress and/or launch a new product.
  9. Extend bootstrapping and runway via lower expenses. And drive your company valuation higher before a funding round. Show investors you have a deeper team. 
  10. Raise capital much easier by having a more complete team and scaling experience.
  11. Reduce stress on everyone and inject more leadership experience to make better strategic decisions.
Success requires all the right experience and skills on the team to compete effectively. Many confuse "intelligence" with experience but the two are very different. No company ever scaled without "Experience" on their team. Having a CXO even one day a week can make the difference between success and failure, or constant struggles and stress.

We have the skills, experience and tools you need to help any business grow. Including standard leadership systems, policies and procedures for every area of business. Jim Collins, the author of Good To Great, said it takes 8 to 10 years to develop these systems. We can help you do it in only 12-18 months using our intellectual property developed over two decades.

Mr. Norton grew two startup businesses to $100 million and $156M in sales in less than 5 years each, disrupting two industries. And helps others create scalable businesses using decades of experience and developing tools, models and training. Only 1 in 6,300 companies ever reaches $100M in sales and he did it twice in a row. 

He has created and managed over 60 product launches personally, and helped with 150+ others as a consultant or interim executive. Some dominated their markets.

Mr. Norton has worked with hundreds of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to raw startups to improve CEO, Executive and Manager performance. Creating a higher performance culture we call a Darwinian Meritocracy.

As a CEO for over 25 years, he has the “Been There, Done That” experience to guide any CEO, Executive or business to success. Unlike most coaches Mr. Norton has run both small and large companies for decades.
Bob was a CEO at high-growth companies for 14 years (= 28,000 hours experience) before becoming a full-time interim executive and consultant. He developed his management and leadership skills while creating over $1 billion in value for investors. He can help in any area of a business at the strategic level.

Mr. Norton shares success strategies few people know. Bringing strong life experience, wisdom, and critical thinking to any team. As a CEO for over two decades, he will have an immediate answer or process for every challenge.

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What are the differences between a Fractional Executive and a Management Consultant?

Management consultants advise and recommend. Fractional and Interim executives advise, recommend, implement and take “ownership” of the results. They become an integral part of the management team ongoing. This creates continuity and is aligned with long-term interests of the company, not just a project. They own and drive results, departments and teams according to corporate strategic objectives. They may also take on a fiduciary responsibility to the company acting in the best interest of the company.


Dedicated availability with reserved time monthly, weekly, or daily as needed.

We are part of your team, just like a full-time executive. With a flat cost, not hourly.

On call instant support for fast decisions and help for unplanned events and questions.

We strive to respond ASAP as a full-time execuite would.

Training, coaching, and mentoring of other team members to improve any team’s capabilities.

Access to all our Learning & Development courses, tools and systems.

We become part of your team in every way needed. Companies cannot always afford a full-time CEO and COO or additional executive skills. This is a catch-22 of early-stage companies. With a fractional executive you can have this capability at 10% or 20% of the cost avoiding strategic errors that can kill companies and cost millions in lost opportunities.

Past clients include companies like

I have known Bob for about 15 years. He is a very bright, creative, and experienced executive. His combination of big company and entrepreneurial experiences have given him an excellent platform for advising others. . . . Bob can always be relied upon to steer you in the right direction.

David Dill, CEO of Wellesley Pharmaceuticals

and former IBM Vice President
I have been privileged to be touched by people who have had a large influence on my thinking. Richard Branson for his inspiration and motivation of what is possible. Anthony Robbins who helped me take the first step in understanding human neural linguistics and associated communications. And Bob Norton who inspired my business thinking in different tangents.

Boaz Fischer, CEO, CommsNet, Australia

Bob Norton is an amazing person. He has an undefinable sixth sense about business and its many moving parts. He organized our dashboards and KPIs which impressed Amazon and resulted in the largest acquisition Amazon had done to date at $780M.

– Craig Brenner, CEO and VP at Kiva Systems (Robotics) & Amazon

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