always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question
e.e. cummings

Helping teams and leaders reimagine the future of work and communities.

Global work in 24+ industries, over 35+ years of workshops and coaching, inspired by 21 books

Originator of the groundbreaking, research and science based planning model, The Agile Canvas

Co-founder and partner with Thrive At Work

 

Collaborative Creativity, Accidental Conversations, Project Zen, Appreciative Leadership, Mountain Paths, Conscious Becoming, Instructions from the Cook, The Stories that Connect Us, The Enchantment of Casual Origins, The Joy of Thriving, Ordinary Eyes, The Agile Canvas Field Guide, Abundant Possibilities, The Power Of Circles, Making Sense Of Time, Beyond Recipes, Focus, Smarter Together, Growing Ideas, The Art Of Conversations and The Way Of Questions.
 

Industries & Clients

Aerospace / NASA, Goodyear Aerospace, Lockheed Martin
Automotive / Chrysler, Ford, Allied Signal BioTech / Athersys, Nanofilm, NeoBio
Consumer Products / American Greetings, Kraftmaid, Moen, Ocean Spray, Smuckers
Commercial Products / ABB, Eaton, FedEx, Ridge Tool, Swagelok
Community Development / CNDC, OCNW, RCDG, TWDC
Design/Build / Doty Miller, Pattie Group, Medhurst
Economic Development / Heart of Wisconsin, ACEnet, NPI
Economic Development Consulting / Aquarian Technology Systems, Cobalt Group
Education / CWRU, Evans Solutions, Kent State U, UC Berkeley, University of Charleston, U of N Texas Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurship Learning Initiative, Ernst & Young
Finance / American Institute of Banking, Fannie Mae, Fed Reserve Bank
Foundations / Dodge Foundation, GMRI, Jump Start, Kaufmann, NPI, Onaben, Switzer
Government / US DOD, Veterans Administration, City of Naples, EPA, USDA
Health Care / Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals
IT/Software / Avantia, Hyland Software, IBM, Interactive Media Group Internet
Start-UpseBay, Planet KnowHow, SmartCoast
Legal/accounting / Benesch Friedlander, Hausser + Taylor, Thompson Hine
Libraries / Cuyahoga County Public Library, CSU Library, CH-UH Libraries
Manufacturing / Lincoln Electric, Midland Steel, Parker Hannifin, PolyOne
Marketing / Avid, Burges & Burges, Warehouse District
Non-Profits / Alberta Social Services, American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Jewish Federation Organization
Consulting / Cobalt Group, ERC, Herman Group, ParallaxFusion
Publishing/Media / Viacom, Plain Dealer, Smart Business News
Sustainability / Environmental Leadership Program, Earthday Coalition
Talent Management / Reserves Network, Talent Launch
Telecommunications /AT&T, MCI, US Cellular

Workshops

The Power of Questions: Crafting questions that unleash new perspectives
Growing Ideas: A way for teams to cultivate new ideas together
The Art of Conversations: Having connecting conversations that build trust
Facilitating Engagement: Turning any event, gathering or conference into high-engagement
Showing Up: Working from mutually crafted and tested agreements rather than assumptions
Network Weaving: Growing networks in organizations and communities
The Power of Focus: Cultivating the art and power of mindfulness
Strengths-based Leadership: Building teams that focus on strengths
Storytelling: How stories connect, inspire and engage us
Smarter Together: Reimagining teams that perform with integrity & inclusion