Meet Anna Minto, Senior Advisor

November 6, 2017 - Comprised of former leaders from the world’s top consulting firms, our Senior Advisors are valuable resources for clients, providing thoughtful collaboration and partnership on projects at all stages.

Anna Minto is one of our newest Senior Advisors and the author of “Define Your Brand”, our most recent InSights article.

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HighPoint’s New Look

October 31, 2017 - HighPoint is pleased to finally show off one of our big initiatives of 2017: new branding and an improved online experience.

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Define Your Brand

October 4, 2017 - At the heart of anything we read or often do is the same fundamental question: “What’s in it for me?” It seems a selfish question, but if you believe that your best you comes from the realization of your dreams and strengths, it’s an empowering question. This doesn’t just apply to your personal life, but also to your job and career—equally important since it’s where you spend half of your waking hours.

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Moving the Chains: Taking Strategy Pointers from the World of Fantasy Football

October 2, 2017 - Fantasy football’s runaway popularity – and the massive gambling activity it attracts – are borne from the endless combinations and possibilities it offers. After all, there is no such thing as fantasy boxing or tennis. Two competitors meet, one is victorious and the result hinges on individual performance. A football team, on the other hand, is an interconnected web of capabilities, flaws and potential. It’s a puzzle. At Highpoint, we think about that puzzle in the corporate context all the time and seek inspiration wherever we can find it.

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Chasing the Green: Inspiration from Central Park’s Douglas Blonsky

September 25, 2017 - We often forget what large swaths of New York used to be like. This was made clear to me recently during a fascinating session with Douglas Blonsky, President of the Central Park Conservancy and perhaps the single biggest reason the park appears the way it does today.

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Salesforce Effectiveness

September 1, 2017 - In order to better align incentive compensation and overall business priorities for project managers, a publicly traded $15B+ international engineering and construction firm sought assessment and planning expertise.

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Strategic Planning Support

August 15, 2017 - A $10B global vision care products provider was in search of support to create and execute a new strategic planning process for one of its key divisions.

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Market Analysis and Go-To-Market Strategy

July 31, 2017 - Although PE-owned, mid-market pet supply products distributor believed there was an untapped market opportunity for private label hard goods in their retail channels, the distributor lacked expertise on market evaluation, go-to-market strategy, and execution.

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Reflections While on a Glacier in the Canadian Rockies

July 20, 2017 - Earlier this month, I spent some time hiking in the Canadian Rockies with my wife, and reflected on my last eight years at HPA and how much the business has changed over that time.

When I started at HPA in early 2009, we were in the throes of a major market correction and business slowdown that many had not experienced in our lifetimes. Today the concerns we most often hear from clients are how to best position themselves in a rapidly changing world.

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Market Landscape Analysis

July 15, 2017 - A $10B private equity firm was contemplating an acquisition in a niche healthcare services space and sought a market assessment of the sector.

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