We specialize in the following areas:
Organizational Design and Development
Design and Development of Systems for Startups
Strategy Design and Implementation
Challenge Course Based Team Development
Team Development Facilitation Workshops
The following are common reasons why we are hired:
Implementation of a strategic plan
Design systems to increase capacity to scale
Redesign organizational structure to align with culture, values, and vision
Create customized management and organizational systems customized to align with organization's strengths, values, and vision
Increase teams performance and engagement
Assess and address:
Organizational culture issues that are negatively impacting performance
Strategic challenges that persist over time
Systemic (micro and macro) impediments to collaboration across departments
Root causes of systemic barriers to success
NEED: An growing startup has outgrown its systems and processes and is beginning to see inefficiencies in output and lowered employee engagement.
SERVICE: Organizational Design
DELIVERED: A needs assessment to determine root causes of inefficiencies, worked closely with team to co-create a prototype solution, and supported the implementation of the solution.
IMPACT: 1. Equipped the team with a problem solving process that could be applied to other immediate challenges; 2. Increased productivity; 3. Overall employee engagement and satisfaction increased within a 6 month timeframe.
NEED: An organization that was founder-led for 20+ years stepped down and selected a current team member to take the helm.
SERVICE: Coaching and Organizational Re-Design
DELIVERED: Organization needs assessment and design and implementation of organization design to address needs of team and vision.
IMPACT: 1. A new organizational structure that aligns with the needs of the new vision; 2. Increase capacity for the new executive director to exercise leadership to meet the demands of the role, the vision, and the team.
NEED: A new team tasked with supporting 37 public schools needed to learn to work together effectively and maximize their capacity to have an impact.
SERVICE: Team Development
DELIVERED: Weekly curriculum of experiential team development opportunities coupled with ongoing process consultation to build accountability.
IMPACT: A high performing team that leveraged working agreements, norms, and tools to maintain psychological safety to safeguard it's capacity to more effectively support schools.