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Action Planning

Confronting a management issue or re-thinking your business model?


Negotiating a joint business venture or struggling with a business partnership issue?

Owner Transitions

Transitioning to a new role or wanting to exit or sell your business?


Getting started in business or looking to improve your business skill set?

TestimonialsSee What our Clients are Saying

As a business owner, it is easy to feel scattered and get off-course.  Paul is adept at focusing our attention on the immediate problem and helping us to see beyond the distractions. He also keeps us grounded. He has been a great asset in the continued growth of The Good Life Grocery.”

Lester Zeidman
Co-owner, The Good Life Grocery

Paul is an extraordinary teacher, program designer and business consultant. He brings enormous creativity, intelligence and experience to his work. Paul’s consulting services have helped Renaissance grow strategically and effectively.”

Sharon Miller
CEO, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center


About UsPaul Terry & Associates

Paul Terry is a successful entrepreneur, a results-oriented business consultant and a dynamic entrepreneurship teacher committed to helping San Francisco Bay Area small businesses thrive. Paul has owned and managed small businesses for over 35 years, including a wholesale distribution business, two retail food businesses and a training seminar business. Paul founded Paul Terry & Associates to provide expert guidance to other small business owners.

InspirationWisdom Stones

Small business ownership requires tenacity, creativity and perseverance. Each year we create one-of-a-kind wisdom stones for our clients. Each stone has a word of inspiration for the year ahead. The stones are a daily reminder to be mindful, act with intention and focus on what matters most in your small business and life as a business owner.

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