Combined IQ, Inc.
Combined IQ, Inc.

Combined IQ, Inc.

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Introduction: We are Quickbooks Pro Advisors and Xero Certified Advisors. We make sure your numbers and financials are up to speed and running smoothly. Getting those in line is critical to objectively measure performance and track progress. We get that right first. You need an accurate picture of where you are before seeing where you should go. I can step into a seemingly convoluted situation, help make sense of it, find the few key leverage points that will drive greater results, work with the client to generate a robust strategy, pull together an implementation plan, and coach them through the execution of it. I listen carefully. My clients know a lot more than they think they do. My job is to help them surface the hidden business and human capital they have, and then use it to drive bottom line results. I enjoy seeing my clients break through and get to the next level in sales and profit. The light goes on inside their head. They feel empowered to make great decisions, and determine their strategic direction. Tired of “Silo Mentality?” A business is an interconnected system within itself, and also with the outside world. Sometimes decisions are made without considering their impact on those systems, and the people within them. Because of this, a good local decision can adversely affect the flow and profitability of the overall business. When we align people and measures, and use systemic thinking, we empower people with the ability to make great decisions that also contribute positively to the bottom line.
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Hired 19 times

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5 employees

36 years in business

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Apple Pay, Cash, Check, Credit card, PayPal

Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and work quality.

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Roy S.

We strongly recommend Mario and his business if you are looking for accounting services and most importantly; business coaching. He is very knowledgeable, caring and helpful. Our business is much more focused and is experiencing growth as a result of Mario's consulting. Thank you!
Mar 18, 2017
Eric T.

Accounting

Mario was great to work with. He found many mistakes on how I have set up my taxes and registering my business. I am confident he will significantly reduce the sting out of tax time.
Jul 15, 2016
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Aubry J.

Business Consulting

Mario has been so helpful to our small businesses. He's reasonably priced and very attentive. His demeanor is thoughtful and straightforward which helps us communicate. Not only has he helped us organize but he also advocates for our us when necessary. He is really teaching us the tools we need for organization and success. I would strongly recommend him.
Jul 24, 2014
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Matthew J.

As a small business, we have been through a few business coaches. It's important to find someone that is knowledgeable, patient (with us), and consistent. Mario is all of the above. He is a straight shooter and has consistently pushed our business forward. Mario's advice and follow through would benefit any company looking to make more money & grow.
May 4, 2016
Donna K.

Accounting

Everything they say about Combined IQ, Inc is real. Great people to work with and knowledgeable.
Aug 22, 2017
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Mario Raia

FAQs

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    It Starts with a Complete Business Assessment: Financial Assessment – comparative analysis to like sized companies Employee Workplace Assessment – shows you the cultural areas that may be putting stress on your business and holding back growth Customer Assessment – shows how customers have positioned your business Brand Assessment – determines if you have meaningful brand equity Leadership Assessment – gives you insight to leverage your strengths Market Valuation – provides a current market value for your business Typical Results that come from the assessment: Quickly get to the heart of issues holding back your business Understand your market position in the minds of your customers Learn how “satisfying¨ your workplace is for your most important asset – your people Uncover and leverage management strengths Quickly develop growth and profit strategies that work It Continues with a Comprehensive Plan: Exit Planning – Planning for eventual retirement from the business Financial Goals – Planning compensation and owner ROI Personal Goals – lifestyle quality and balance Business Objectives – Qualitative targets for the business and its people Market Opportunities – Defining and assessing business expansion Business Acceleration and Ongoing Coaching: Keeping the leadership team focused and on-track toward their destination Creating the messaging to engage all stakeholder (customers, providers, etc) Designing the organization’s scorecard to track progress and create accountability Organizational design to make sure the right people are in the right seats on the bus

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Master Degree in Accountancy Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy Quickbooks Pro Advisor Xero Certified Advisor WorkflowMAX Certified Advisor Certification in Production, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certification in Project Management Major account sales trainer SPIN Selling Trained Jonah Trained with the Goldratt Institute

  • How did you get started doing this type of work?

    I started my career as a Certified Public Accountant working with Ernst and Young. I transitioned to a regional firm, then started my own CPA practice. After selling that I transitioned into management development work and process flow improvement.

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