Topics addressed vary. Examples include:
- business planning
- shifting responsibility
- loosening control while maintaining oversight
- improving productivity
- meeting customer/client needs
- group and individual problem solving strategies
- team building
- improving operations
- winning staff confidence
- assuming managerial rights
- how to find the best employees
- non-verbal messages and cues
Business/Strategic Services and Operational Planning
The most successful business owners and the best boards know that there are certain conditions that need to exist to render a strategic plan useful.
Knowing the benchmarks and working within a proven framework makes the process much more efficient and effective—and saves time, energy, and conflict.
GDP Consulting provides guidance and support from initial consultation to delivery and ensures objectives are met at every stage.
- Clarifying the mandate
- Developing the vision
- Developing the lines of business
- Developing the mission
- Developing the values
- Developing the goals
- Developing the objectives (including performance measurement)
- Developing monitoring processes
- Completing environmental scan
- Facilitating Discussions with Stakeholders
What Clients Are Saying
T. D., Manager
I became more aware/appreciative of the need to include/consider/address the dynamics of the interpersonal relationship when conducting business. Knowledge and experience by themselves do not trump/veto the need to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
It has allowed me to become less anxious and less inhibited when working. I am enjoying moment more and worrying less about how/if I am going to get there.
Coaching affirmed for me that with practice, preparation, and commitment I can succeed. My limitations have inherent strengths which can play a part in my success.
Thank you so much for all of your guidance and support, Brenda. You are amazing. We have much work ahead of us, but I feel that we all much better equipped to handle the challenge. I am sure that I can speak for the others that we deeply appreciate your commitment and professionalism.
It is such a fantastic feeling that we are now working together as a team!
Dr. Kelleher-Flight is very knowledgeable on the subject of governance. She kept us focused on the task at hand and involved us in the discussions on each aspect of governance. She quite willingly and capably answered our questions. She makes the distinction between governance and management quite clear.
I found Dr. Kelleher-Flight to be very informative and engaging. What could have been a very tiring session was actually energizing. Dr. Kelleher-Flight’s knowledge of strategic planning was excellent.
I learned a lot. She kept us on task and within the timelines. The goals of each session were reached. We also began to think about what kind of board we are (which is very important to us at this time). Overall, I found it very useful. Thank you.
W. D., Senior Auditor
I just wanted to say thanks for all your coaching. My family also thanks you.
When I first started I was very frustrated, unhappy, and bitter. Now it takes me a lot longer to get frustrated as I no longer let issues build, I am happier because when I do incur stressful events I know how to leave them behind and I am no longer bitter as I have learned how to communicate things that frustrate me without getting upset.
The greatest change has been with my family life. I play with my kids more, I no longer take out the bad days on them, I do not shout at my kids anymore because I have learned other ways to address discipline issues. My wife is happier because I no longer snap at her.
Thanks for everything.