Navigating the Changing Landscape of Strategic Planning

You are on vacation and you carefully plan a hike on the National Park Trail System.  You choose one of the many paths that result in reaching a summit that rewards your efforts with a spectacular view.  Then, on the … Continued

It’s A Matter of Trust

    “Your reputation and integrity are everything. Follow through on what you say you’re going to do. Your credibility can only be built over time, and it is built from the history of your words and actions.” – Maria … Continued

Building Blocks for Multicultural Coalitions

  I’m at the tail end of a project in which I’m facilitating an organizational development process for an asset building coalition to determine what its permanent organizational structure should be.  (In this case, asset building involves advocating for policies … Continued

A Strength-Based Approach to Looking at the Achievement Gap

In my years as a consultant, I’ve developed relationships with a number of fellow consultants with whom I work on a regular basis.  These are people who share similar perspectives on client relationships, quality of work, integrity, and a number … Continued