Category Archives: Boardsmanship

Our Mission : Helping You Meet Your Mission

We do basic management consulting for small businesses, churches, and schools. Our greatest expertise is understanding the social dynamics of the workgroup. The second is sympathetic coaching of the frontline manager.  Original assessment research and follow-up required. Topics for training … Continue reading

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One Best Thing to do to Reduce Employee Turnover! Surprising!

Lots of my clients got in a management position because they loved what they were doing: teaching children, making furniture, preaching — not because they wanted to read management books. Now, they are, however, managers. One of the biggest challenges … Continue reading

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Open Consultant's Report to Pastor: You Have Options for Supporting Your Parents

A client asked me this question, and I realized every pastor in America should be asking it. Here is the question as I understand it: Although we have in the past promoted going to public school to be salt and … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Leader

Warren Bennis On Becomng a Leader Addison-Wesley 1989 A classic. With experience on both the academic and practical side, Bennis covers the how of becoming a leader. The key to full self-expression is understanding oneself and the world and the … Continue reading

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Are You Coachable? 3 Questions to Consider

Ken Blanchard is the guru of gurus in the consulting/coaching world. Most owners and bosses could use organizational coaching and or personal coaching, but only the most wise seek it out. What are your thoughts? What kind of consulting or … Continue reading

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Relaunching into Helping Organizations Be More Productive

I am an expert in increasing productivity, both for individuals  &  groups. Perhaps uniquely, I am an expert on the social dynamics of organizations — organizations like a workgroups, churches, or  associations. I still will serve teachers and educational institutions, … Continue reading

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