Welcome

WHO WE ARE
We are a team of consultants with diverse backgrounds and almost 200 years of lessons learned as staff and as volunteers in the not for profit membership based organization world. We share a deep commitment to help ensure not- for -profit organizations not only survive, but also thrive in a “VUCA” world; one with high and steadily levels of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

OUR MISSION
Serve as trusted advisors exclusively to associations, professional societies, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, foundations, religious organizations and related membership based organization on identifying and addressing governance leadership and management challenges AND opportunities.

OUR VISION
We strive to first listen intently to fully understand our client’s unique needs and then to exceed our client’s agreed upon engagement measures of success.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
We embrace the “hedgehog concept” of James Collins in Good to Great
“Only do what you are deeply passionate about and only do what you can do best.”
We embrace the observation of Peter F. Drucker in Managing the Not – For – Profit Organization
“Not – for – profit organizations need management even more than business. Good intentions are no substitute for organization and leadership, for accountability, performance and results.”

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION
We have perspectives on the ever changing roles/responsibilities of volunteer leaders and professional staff through serving in both positions at countless not-for-profit organizations.

SERVICES WE PROVIDE IN PARTNERSHIPS WITH VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF

  • Planning, promoting, launching and implementing “Good To Great” initiatives
  • Planning, promoting launching and facilitating strategic planning initiatives
  • Evaluating governance, leadership and management policies, processes and procedures; and provide recommendations for best practice improvements.
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