What Makes Us Different

No business is too small or too big to get our attention. Everyone starts somewhere. We invest our time in organizations and people that are dedicated to impacting the world in a positive manner.

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We are Future Ready Consulting

Vision: We endeavor to provide access to branding, process analysis, and digital experience advice to any person or business who wants to impact the world in a positive way.

Everyone deserves to have access to the knowledge and information they need to impact the world in a positive way through a business or personal mission. We provide fuel to the passionate, and inspiration to those that doubt.

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Mission: Compassionately assess businesses for strategic integrity, systems efficiency and marketing strength in order to maximize their impact on the world.

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Core Values:

*Compassionate radical candor

*Be better than yesterday

*Think entrepreneurially to solve problems

*Be socially impactful in positive ways

*Leave nothing unchallenged

Our Team

A team of talented educators, strategists and impact driven entrepreneurs.

Janet Hurn

Janet Hurn

Co-Founder

Janet Hurn is a seasoned professional with a passion for education, digital innovation, brand design, and marketing. With over 30 years of experience, she has established herself as an expert in online course development, e-learning administration, and e-consulting. As the Co-Founder of Future Ready Consulting, Janet is dedicated to supporting new and scaling small businesses in their growth journey. Her extensive background as the Senior Director of Regional E-Campus at Miami University has equipped her with valuable insights into instructional technology and innovative methods for online learning. Janet's expertise, combined with her commitment to staying ahead of the curve, enables her to provide strategic guidance and consultancy services to elevate brands, improve online presence, and effectively reach target audiences. Whether it's through brand development, website design, or digital marketing strategies, Janet is ready to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to change the world.

Janet has had many accomplishments, innovations and awards. She holds a DMI Certified Marketing Professional certification, Google Analytics certification, and Google Ads certification. She is also the Grow with Google Ohio Digital Coach, where she teaches small businesses all over Ohio how to use Google tools to enhance their businesses. Janet has a strong background in education, with over 30 years of experience as a Senior Instructor of Physics at Miami University. Under her leadership, the Miami Regionals E-Campus was listed on US News and World Report's Top Online Schools in 2023 and the top 20 Online Schools in 2021. Janet's contributions have been recognized with numerous awards, including the University System of Ohio's Faculty Innovator Award and the ASCUE.ORG Keynote Speaker honor. Her commitment to excellence and passion for online education make her a valuable asset to the field.

Julie Straub

Julie Straub

Co-Founder

Julie Straub has grounded her career in entrepreneurial education initiatives, launching new, innovative approaches to online, professional, corporate, and adult lifelong learning programs. Most recently, she is serving as the inaugural leader to launch the new Division of Professional Studies at Butler University, which will expand online, graduate, lifelong learning, and professional education focused on growth and extending access to the university. Previously, Julie served as the founding Director of the Miami University (Ohio) E-Campus to build a virtual enterprise to expand access and affordability to higher education. She led the creation of a full-service virtual campus that offers online programs, degrees, and digital credentials with exponential growth and success in the persistence of online and adult learners to increase high-quality access and equity in education and career opportunities through partnerships in the public and private sectors.

Julie is a licensed Ohio Master Teacher and Principal (K-12) and pursued her doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on Online Learning from Miami University (Ohio). She also earned graduate degrees from Xavier University in Educational Administration and Regus University in Business Management. As an active academic practitioner and scholar nationally in the field of online and continuing education, she regularly presents at conferences and consults on innovative and strategic practices in higher education., Julie recently served on the National Working Group for establishing a Quality and Equity framework for WCET, a leader in the practice, policy, & advocacy of digital learning in higher education. She is a passionate advocate for the digital transformation of higher education, leveraging modern pedagogies and digitally-enhanced learning models. She continues to be drawn to the future of learning and work, unbuilt areas where no footprints yet exist, to identify entrepreneurial pathways and operationalize ideas that advance social and educational mobility for the next generation of learners.

Projects

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Website/Brand Development

We love to sit down with new businesses and help them develop their design elements and their website presence. There is nothing like seeing your new logo and business ideas come to life on the web as your dreams become a reality. You want conversions, awareness, sales. We can help you reach your goals or increase your web traffic with SEO work or design optimization. Establishing your non-profit and need a website? Let's get it done for you. We provide hosting as well as design and copy work to make your organization shine!

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Business Development

Need a CRM? How about a social media plan? Want to understand AI better and how it can serve you? Maybe you are ready to get started with email campaigns, offers or course creation. We have you covered. We can look at your current plans and make recommendations. We can provide a system for you to run your CRM, social media, courses all in one system without breaking the bank. Don't be afraid to ask....we have answers to make your business more profitable, more impactful and even more fun!

Want to work with us?

Future Ready Digital Consulting

Cincinnati, OH, 45215

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