Services

Organization Development:

With departments, organizations, or coalitions address strategies, structures, processes, people, and cultures that improve effectiveness.

  • Organizational change-resolve organization-wide challenges with focused and comprehensive strategies that tap reservoirs of energy and release potential.
  • Diversity & inclusion-build individual, group, and organizational capacity to incorporate difference, promote justice, and increase effectiveness with staff, members, customers, and other constituents.
  • Organizational design-Align organizational structure, roles, policies, and management systems in service to overall vision and strategy.
  • Planning-Guide the efficient development of long-term strategic and shorter-term operational plans.

 

Leadership Development:

Build the capacity of people who lead throughout organizations and communities.

  • Leadership team development-Clarify goals, roles, and working relationships for intact teams through group coaching, workshops, and guided project work.
  • Individual coaching-Discover and encourage focus, skill, and passion for existing and emerging leaders through individualized support and development.

 

Facilitation:

Design and conduct group gatherings for maximum effectiveness.

  • Meetings-Design and facilitate meetings for effective deliberation and decision-making.
  • Workshops-Design and deliver one-day to one-week participatory learning experiences for groups from 10 to 200+ people.
  • Retreats-Design and facilitate off-site sessions for group renewal, connection, creativity, and learning.
 

Client Spotlight

  • Increasing racial diversity in the nonprofit sector

    In 2008, a group of nonprofit leaders, funders, and consultants from across the country came together to explore progress, barriers and possible next steps in increasing racial diversity in nonprofit sector leadership. Approximately 40 interested and committed people came together though many did not know each other. There were several, and sometimes contradictory, views of underlying issues, desired outcomes, potential ben...

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Client Testimonial

  • Sierra Club

    Heather and her team were professional, well organized, well informed, and sensitive to our organizational culture. They delivered an outstanding final product on time and on budget and were a trusted partner in this difficult journey. Heather's ability to actively listen and respect the opinions of all parties, but also efficiently get down to business to address the heart of the matter was essential to our success. She has made us stronger and more cohesive with a specific plan and roadmap for change. What more could I ask for?

    Bruce Hamilton
    Deputy Executive Director
    Co-chair of Chapter-National Relations Task Force