July 18, 2019

Clarity. Consensus. Impact.

As an organizational development practitioner with 20+ years of experience, looking toward growth is engrained in my DNA. I reflect, investigate and aspire. And I help my clients do the same. Group facilitation. Conflict mediation. Strategy development. These are the skills that brought me to this phase of my practice, and I’m excited to continue […]


February 28, 2018

Inspiration…From the Inside Out

I’ll begin with a confession. I harbor mild contempt for individuals who anoint themselves as being inspirational or motivational. Talk about heightened self-promotion. Part of my skepticism stems from my wholesale rejection of the core message of the self-esteem industry. Namely, the ability to reach your full potential seems to depend on your ability to […]


October 17, 2017

From the Inside Out: An Autobiography

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” — Benjamin Franklin The phrase “from the inside out” is popular these days, more so that I realized when I chose the title for my book on nonprofit strategy. Books have been written under this heading on such diverse topics as parenting, leadership, student grading, […]


February 17, 2017

Book Announcement

I am pleased – and relieved – to announce that my book, Strategy from the Inside Out, will be available soon. After several years of writing, months of simmering, and several rounds of edits, I have what I believe is an alternative approach to strategy that is sensitive to the unique characteristics of the nonprofit […]


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