What is "collaborative, human-centered" consulting?
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
After 30-years as an arts professional and 15 years as a consultant to the arts and culture sector, I've learned that my approach is collaborative.
I work best when I work with my client as a team t the heart of every project, initiative and organization.
It prioritizes employee wellness as a strategy for productivity and outcomes.
It considers the impacts of decision-making on people not just performance.
Organizational development and planning that significantly engages all internal stakeholders in setting goals and objectives has a better chance of achieving desired outcomes.
When people see themselves in the organization and feel that they matter above all else- whether they are employees, donors, or audience members - they are more likely to be loyal and enthusiastic.
Creating human-centered organizations in all their complexity is an intentional act, a considered investment and the way of the future.