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

  • Advocacy Institute

    I have worked with Heather as a consultant for several years. It is a rare to find a facilitator who is adept at listening to and synthesizing social justice work yet can "balance" all voices. Few are better than Heather at doing that.  If your organization is committed and ready to move the work forward, I would recommend her highly and without reservation.

    Laura M. Chambers
    Former Vice President of the Advocacy Institute