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Michael Erwin | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 23, 2014

Michael Erwin

Writer, Researcher, Entrepreneur Hacking Business
   United States
  |   Sweetwater, TN
  |  5:32 pm Local Time

Overview

I am a writer, researcher, and entrepreneur hacking the future of business. I write dense reports for entrepreneurs and executives who want to disrupt traditional industries and gain key insights to the shifts of culture and business. I've spent the last decade studying the movements and transformation of ideas, culture, and society.

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Business Design
Corporate Culture
Business Modeling
Startup Consulting
CIO services
Business Analysis
Business Writing
Corporate Strategy
Social Media Marketing
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Service Description

What is "modern business design"? Most companies have responded to the radical cultural and economic shifts of the last decade by getting a Facebook page or a corporate Twitter account. At a growing rate, they're realizing this isn't enough. Their sales are down or flat, their talent acquisition and (especially) retention is low, and often their industry as a whole is suffering. They know they have to change something, but they can't put their finger on it. And they're certainly not willing to bet their company on it. With a decade of research and experience, I'm helping these companies go back to the drawing board, reconsider their overall business goals and structure, and create actionable adjustments to set the course of their company on the upstream in their market. It's not operations consulting, business coaching, or social media strategy. It's business design--based on a modern value-system, a modern mindset, and a modern global economy.

I've been involved in a variety of projects across multiple industries. While my main work is currently focused on modern business design, I have the skills, experience, and resources to effectively help entrepreneurs and companies with the following: Writing, Proofreading, Editing, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Social media strategy, startup consulting, corporate culture initiatives, innovation workshops, strategic planning, process improvement, Technology strategy consulting and CIO services, and WAN (wide area...

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Employment

The Meta Method
Writer | Researcher | Developer
2012 - Present
A synthesis of a decade of research, experience, and systematization of how business should run. Our modern economy and globalized marketplace is not the same beast of yesteryear. It requires...
Meta Technical Consulting
CIO for Hire
2011 - Present
Provided CIO services, overall technology consulting, and technology strategy plans for small and mid-sized organizations. Experience with WAN (wide area netowrk) planning, MPLS, VOIP...
PAETEC Communications
Technical Specialist
2007 - 2011
Worked as a network and technical specialist for a Fortune 5000 business telecommunications company.

Education

Cabrillo College
A.A. English
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Southern Evangelical Seminary
M.A. Philosophy
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Calvary Chapel Bible College
B.A. Biblical Studies
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Keywords

business consulting
business writer
startup consulting
business strategy
corporate culture
market research
process improvement
modern business
business model
social media strategy
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