We help you reach your goals by identifying, designing, and implementing opportunities for success. We provide comprehensive services, from consultation, facilitation planning, research and analysis, to project coordination, synthesis and reporting. We start with the end in mind, then collaborate with you to create a coherent path to your desired future. Here are some examples:
We provide strategic planning services to a wide range of new and existing organizations in the social profit and public sectors. We conduct research and consult stakeholders to define the context for planning, and facilitate collaborative planning workshops to develop multi-year strategic plans with measurable objectives and a framework for monitoring progress.
Case Study: Arthritis Research Canada
We recognize each facilitation engagement as a unique activity shaped by the needs, attitudes and interests of the stakeholders involved. We plan and deliver a range of facilitated group discussions, meetings and workshops—in-person and online—to optimize engagement and unlock group synergy to pursue shared goals. We also analyze and synthesize findings in session reports. We conduct these steps in collaboration with our clients to ensure alignment with project purpose and regular information sharing on progress and emerging themes.
Case Study: Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders
Our team offers comprehensive governance consultation services to help build board capacity, by leading governance reviews, facilitating self-assessment processes, and drafting core documents, including board policies, committee terms of reference and governance manuals.
Case Study: Central City Foundation
We have developed a successful, iterative approach to research project management. We conduct online surveys, key informant interviews, focus groups and literature reviews to transform information into useful knowledge, through data analysis and reporting. Our team engages with a spectrum of stakeholders, meeting people at their own level so we can speak with everyone effectively, from people with lived experience to leading edge researchers and health care leaders. Our goal in every conversation is to establish trust and create a safe space for participants to share meaningful input that informs clients needs.
Case Study: Assistance Dogs International
Organizational skills are at the heart of our consulting practice. Every project commences with confirmation of deadlines, milestones and delivery dates. We have proven processes in place for scheduling, meeting facilitation, project oversight, drafting documents, and stakeholder communications. We pride ourselves on meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.