Every day, women business owners in every industry struggle with profit-eating, productivity-draining issues that wear them down, financially and emotionally — but their real problem isn’t what they think it is. Owners become so bogged down with management, they lose sight of the crucial ingredient for building a solid company that moves forward.
The Block Group brings a unique perspective to the complex issues that confront women business owners, serving as a trusted advisor with fresh eyes and new ideas — leveraging the power of focus to develop financial, operational and business development strategies that build value and consistency.
From improving cash flow…. to increasing staff productivity…. to scaling for growth, these periods of transition — and so many more — provide both challenges and opportunities. Managed effectively, change can become a productive force for growth. The Block Group harnesses that potential, bringing together the people, resources and ideas that build results.
Patty Block, President and Founder of The Block Group, brings a background of demonstrated success across the business spectrum in small business, corporate and non-profit environments.
Patty has approached each step in her career with an entrepreneurial spirit: from successfully operating a business as an independent lobbyist and political consultant; to serving as both the Legislative Coordinator and the Charitable Foundation Director for First Interstate Bank of Texas; to adeptly filling multiple leadership roles at The Awty International School, including Director of Operations, Development and External Affairs
Patty established The Block Group in 2006 to bring together the people, resources and ideas that build results. She has developed an influential network of contacts, clients and consultants, while lending expertise to a wide variety of endeavors throughout her career. Patty holds an advanced degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is an active mom and civic volunteer.
The Block Group brings a unique perspective to the complex issues that confront women business owners.
“As women, we operate in dynamic environments – often juggling personal and professional issues simultaneously. Many women are still making business and financial decisions based on emotions.”
Patty empowers women owners who are seeking balance and prosperity in their lives, shifting the way they think, with a strategic and intentional focus.
“Being successful doesn’t mean the struggles are over. Owners become so bogged down with management, they lose sight of the crucial ingredients for building a solid company that moves forward.”
Working closely with our clients, we:
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses in their business strategy
- Understand the sources of stress in their business
- Determine issues that are impacting their success
- Define the key areas on which they need to focus
- Develop a roadmap and address obstacles between where they are & where they want to be
Clients often refer to Patty as their “business therapist” and “secret weapon” because she forms strong relationships, understands and refines their company’s internal workings, and serves as a strategic sounding board. Clients find working with Patty enjoyable, inspiring and enlightening, and they experience direct benefits on a daily basis.
“We are proud to be a hub of resources for our clients and we believe in Referral Marketing.
We build relationships with the best firms, in order to recommend resources to meet our clients’ needs. We do not accept or pay referral fees, and clients can trust that the people and firms we recommend are the best fit for them.
We believe in integrity, honesty, diplomacy and discretion in all that we do.”