Are These Issues Plaguing 

Your Business Development

and Sales Teams?

Company Leaders Choose MBDi To Solve Their BD Team’s Revenue Growth Issues 

 Our Teams Expertise Is Coupled with Deep GovCon Industry Experience, Making Our Training & Consulting Services Second to None

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For over 41 years, we have provided expertise on the front end of the Business Development acquisition life cycle, the pre capture planning stage, for Government Contracting firms including those in the national security, defense, scientific, energy and engineering industries. 

Our Experts work closely with organizational leaders to improve their teams BD efficiency and effectiveness and consistently tackled their complex revenue growth issues, earning a reputation as a trusted partner. 

Our proven approach, and experts provide Coaching, Instructional and Accountability to maximize revenue growth.

Each of our trainers and consultants are either former CEOs, managing partners, senior military officers or senior business development leaders with real-world experience.

They provides a full range of revenue growth knowledge, business development Intel and best practices to help your team drive revenue results, which is second to none. 

Most importantly, our expert trainers know what works and what doesn’t and will show your team the clearest and shortest path to achieve their goals. 

Program graduates consistently become more effective and efficient, they increase customer intimacy, Intel gathering, and improve win rates after learning our proven MBDi HUMINT client engagement methodology.

What we teach works, just ask our past attendees and customers.

Over 41 Years Of Serving These Industries

Mastering Business Development Training & Consulting Services

99% of our business comes from repeat customers and customer referrals.

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Your Team Will Learn:

  • Why customers buy and how to ask the types of questions to get to the root of their problems. 
  • The key principles of behavioral psychology and how to apply it to customer engagement.  
  • 7-Step System for turning your prospects into customers and how to classify them in the correct priority, to help you focus on the prospects most likely to buy. 
  • How to build a more effective Customer Engagement Processes to increase revenue generation, credibility and trust with customers.
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Our Experts Partner With Your Leaders To:

  • Address Organizational Issues and build a unified, proactive team using the same Customer Engagement and Business Development methodology and speaking a common a common HUMINT language to enhance revenue results. 
  • Implement a thorough assessment, followed by a curriculum to address gaps and expectations, and finalized by institutionalization and reinforcement, a critical component in building a high performing BD team.

Business Development Consulting & Strategy

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Business Development Consulting Services include:

  • Taking time to understand your needs & requirements before offering a solution.
  • Helping your team build the right strategy to achieve significant revenue results.
  • Identifying lack of adherence to process, ineffective organizational structure and metrics, and misaligned of staff and incentives.
  • Partnering to define and develop your overall Business Development process and procedures, best practices, and measure the results. 

All MBDi Training Workshops offer Professional Education Credits (PDU & PDH) for Project Manager and Professional Engineer participants. 

Business Development Articles

(Managing, Training, Goals, Planning, Process, Mentoring and More)

7 Reasons the Best Business Development Professionals Succeed

The field of Business Development is full of tips and tricks to help you increase your wins and avoid losses. However, Business Development professionals know that whats in your head is far more important than what’s in your toolbox. At MBDi, we have observed and personally experienced the following tenets in action. They have consistently […]

A Time Of Turmoil Is A Great Time For A Person With A Goal And A Plan

Attachments MBDi Goal Setting and Planning Exercise PDF File MBDi Goal Setting and Planning Exercise File size: 596 KB Downloads: 256

Do You Major or Minor in Business Development?

It stands to reason that if you are in the business of selling technical services then all of your technical professionals must – at a minimum – aspire to be proficient in their respective technical areas. A consultant, who has worked in government and commercial energy and environmental areas, remembers a mentor saying, “We do […]

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • I am writing to let you know how much I appreciated the assessment you did for me this year. You and the rest of the team did an exceptional job with the entire process. Your approach, methodology, and interview skills provided me with the insight I needed to evaluate the team and make critical business decisions to improve in many areas. Additionally, your observations were correct and have assisted greatly in addressing some of the challenges brought about by merging the two companies’ cultures into a growth oriented/ revenue generating team. Your people business insights and recommendations were especially astute.

    Executive Vice President | American Systems
  • Our revenue doubled with MBDi’s guidance over a four year period. We further expect a 10% increase this year and in 2016 due to their realignment and professional development of our BD organization.

    Sr. Vice President Business Development & CSO | Marotta Controls, Inc.
  • The training, coaching and consulting work MBDi performed for Leupold from 2011-2014 was instrumental in helping our team develop the critical skills and processes needed to be successful. We created an Opportunity Pipeline, refined our Business Development Process, developed Award Plans, and identified which opportunities should be pursued. These diagnostic tools lead to a 200 percent growth in revenue during the 3 year time period. Furthermore, the MBDi system increased the team’s efficiencies, which reduced cost by an average of 10% each year. The folks at MBDi are an investment, not an expense

    Director of Military Business Development, Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
  • MBDi has provided excellent strategic and practical assistance in our efforts to grow a key segment of our business. They helped develop and implement a formal advisory board to bring focus and expertise to this business, and have participated as active and creative members of that Board. Their engagement beyond the advisory board has been targeted to more specific issues, and very effective.”

    SVP and General Council, Crowley Maritime Corporation
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • The different psychological profiles of BD Majors verses BD Minors
  • Criteria to evaluate personnel for a BD role
  • Why behavioral psychology is a critical knowledge competency for success in Business Development
  • The four distinctive BD roles and how to understand, assess and coach those individuals critical to revenue growth
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • The eight-element approach to turning around revenue growth
  • Critical components for a high performing BD organization
  • Is it possible to change the culture of a BD organization?
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • What a new BD culture incorporates
  • Why BD culture change produces a greater return on investment than strategy
  • How external catalysts are critical to changing BD culture
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Why trust is important in developing business
  • Why a client engagement process mapped to a qualification/disqualification phase is necessary
  • The three early shaping environments impacting your revenue results
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • What the true ROI is for training and development investments
  • How installing a purpose-driven client engagement process impacts pipeline quality
  • Why to fund education, coaching and professional development for effective customer engagement thinking and skills
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • The missing link in most Business Development processes
  • What is HUMINT® and why it's a critical component in intelligence gathering
  • How credibility in BD is determined by the level and type of questions asked
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Issue Paper:
  • Hiring retired senior military personnel for Business Development positions is a common practice in the Government Contracting industry. No matter how rational the custom of having retired military personnel call on their former subordinates now running government agencies or departments may seem, this scenario actually produces three troubling contradictions, one each from the individual, the corporation and the marketplace.
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Key Indicators of Revenue Growth Stagnation or Contraction
  • Stovepipe to Strategic: Restructuring the Business Development Model
  • Steps for Implementation
  • Assess the Present State of a Business Development Organization
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Indications of Business Development model problems
  • Business Development Strategy, Planning and Capabilities
  • Opportunity Identification & Qualification vs. The Crystal Ball.
  • Business Development Professionals vs. Door-Openers and Butterfly Catchers
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Issue Paper:
  • Few positions have the success of an organization weighing upon them like those in Business Development.
  • Once the hiring decision is made, a substantial and long-term investment of time and finance is required to launch the individual to the point where they are building relationships, qualifying and shaping opportunities and building a pipeline.
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Do You Need a Special Ops Team of Super Hunters for Your Organization?
  • Should You Stand Up a BD Strike Team?
  • Characteristics of a BD Strike Team Leader
  • Stand Up and Deliver: The Strategic Advantage
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • A proven Intel Gathering Strategy to fortify decision-making and drive revenue results
  • The difference between companies that make good “Pursuit/No Pursuit” decisions and those that don't.
  • The five stages of the Intelligence Cycle
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Lifting a page from the small company Business Development playbook can be a game-changing strategy in this transformed environment.
  • Game-Changing Structure Strategy
  • The Case for Professional Development
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Issue Paper:
  • Want to get inside your customer’s head and discover the real issues? Then go to the source and just ask!
  • Are you gathering Data or Source HUMINT ®
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Issue Paper:
  • Determining Barriers & Overcoming Obstacles to Growing Revenue in a Recessionary Economy
  • Moving the Needle in Tough Times
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In this White Paper you will learn:
  • Guidelines for leveraging products and services to international military/defense markets in Government Contracting.
  • Top Ten List for International Business Development Success in Government Contracting
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