What To Expect

To suit your interests and goals, I offer you the best, appropriate processes, methods, and sources to create effective strategies for action and success, as you define it. During our collaboration, you’ll get expert guidance, insights, and tools to express and attract what you want professionally and personally. That foundation will support your self-sufficiency while you continue meeting your goals. As you’ll see in testimonials from some of my over 1,000 clients of varied backgrounds and interests throughout this site, you may exceed your expectations.

To serve you at the high level you deserve, I respect the rich, dynamic complexity within you, others, and the environment by:

Understanding your transitions all the better from my work with clients over decades and my own professional experiences navigating career changes. Focusing on helping people realize their true capacities, I’ve previously been a professor, diplomat, and management consultant. Now, I continue to integrate this commitment as author, foundation leader/manager, trainer, speaker, organization consultant, and career and life management consultant

Writing relevant books and articles, mostly on personal and professional development. They include six books on courage: “Choose Courage: Step Into the Life You Want” and Related Handbooks and a new series launching with “Happiness and Joy in Work.” This book emphasizes preparation for the future of work while recruiting readers’ imagination, participation, creativity, and talents using the arts

Keeping current with significant developments and issues, nationally and internationally, as well as other relevant ideas and information from the social sciences, sciences, arts, and humanities

Using critical thinking and interdisciplinary perspectives to identify disruptions and opportunities in accelerating political, social, and economic change

Knowing when staying in comfort zones limits progress and it’s time to move on, taking reasonable risks to explore potential and new adventures

OUR CUSTOMIZED COLLABORATION: Since how something is done influences outcomes, our work together is tailored to suit your preferences, needs, and aims. It tends to be:

TO SUPPORT YOUR SUCCESS, I’LL BE YOUR:

Teacher & Coach

Providing insight and guidance to build on your strengths and serve your interests as well as ambitions

AGENT OF REALITY

Explaining to you in useful ways when you seem to be on a path that conflicts with your interests

CONSULTANT

Listening to what you want and need to help you focus and organize for independence and success, as you define it

INFORMATION PROVIDER

Introducing you to leads, opportunities, and materials to save time and speed learning

SOURCE OF GOOD JUDGMENT AND COMMON SENSE

Providing a trusted sounding board, reflecting my wide range of experience and knowledge, honed critical thinking skills, self-awareness, and honesty with myself

ACCESSIBLE PARTNER

Offering the compassion, empathy, and understanding you deserve based on my own learning of useful life lessons including detours, mistakes, and accomplishments

FELLOW SLEUTH

Working productively through the often natural blocks, ambiguity, and frustrations that come with transitions and other personal and professional development

RESPECTFUL GUIDE

Honoring how deeply and quickly you want to go