Before Don Niles became co-owner/manager of Dairy Dreams LLC in
“Where I need to use consultants varies depending on what situation we are facing,” says
He lists the following reasons for using consultants.
A fresh, outside perspective. A different set of eyes can sometimes spot things that you have overlooked.
Specific skills, such as in-depth financial analysis.
A skill set that complements that of the owner. While
can balance a ration, he still uses a consulting nutritionist because “he has a much deeper understanding of animal nutrition and, therefore, can do more than I,” he says. Niles
Problem-solving. If you haven’t been able to overcome a problem, or have not solved it to your satisfaction, this is a great time to bring in a consultant to help you really nail the solution.