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 include:  1) how to hire, manage, and fire for the new manager, 2) time management…

Peter Yarrow's Anti-Bullying Campaign is Gentle, Playful, and Useful

Many of my clients are directors of preschools. They will immediately see the usefulness of this anti-Bullying campaign. Other managers or trainers might find the music of Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mayr) pleasant enough to add to their programs, too. Here is a report on Yarrow’s anti-bullying campaign (and curriculum) http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1052335 Here are…

CONFLICT REDUCTION FOR CHILDREN!!! yay!

Since I do many workshops on conflict reduction for school personnel, I am frequently asked to provide something on teaching conflict reduction to children. Finally, I have it! Aware of the controversies, I didn’t want to speak until I had something to say. Now I have it! Time tested method and some new research. Bam!…

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 is to keep good employees. Wouldn’t you like to know how to do that? How…

Leadership is About Helping Other Implement Values

The values you hold determine how you evaluate action. Successful people are people who have accurately and consistently implemented their values. Leaders are those who have helped a others implement them. Normally this is a group who implement them together. We call this a successful company, congregation, school, or non-profit. Many people cite a long…