Recognition and Testimonials

Excellence in Practice Award

We received an international award of excellence for our project with Norton Healthcare. Their CEO had a vision of achieving a world-class learning culture among the 13,000 employees. We worked with stakeholders from their 40 locations to make this vision real. The participatory process resulted in a stakeholder-informed roadmap for achieving the vision. The Academy of Human Resource Development Recognized our work for effective evidence-based practice.

Testimonials from Clients and Participants

University of Louisville

“Rod’s understanding of group dynamics and the intricacies of working with a variety of personalities really served us well. Rod was delightful to work with and is someone that I will call on in the future.”

~Dr. Gale Rhodes
Vice Provost , University of Louisville

University Dean

“Rod was able to work effectively with a contentious group of faculty and staff, to facilitate an identification of obstacles that would interfere with goal attainment and a strategic plan to accomplish their goals. He has a structured approach that respects differing personal views, opinions, and personalities, yet systematically moves groups towards consensus. He is calm and patient, yet moves the group forward to accomplish goals.”

~University Dean

Norton Healthcare
“Rod is the best in creating an inclusive environment, constructing an outline to focus thoughts, and in giving us the freedom to consider and discuss ideas.”​

~ Strategic Planning Participant
Norton Healthcare

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Pacific

“Rod designed, executed and facilitated a strategic plan for our Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The plan was developed over three half days with our advisory board.

The results have been great so far. Most beneficial is that it allowed our advisory board to set goals together. Creating a vision as a group has helped the board become more invested in the implementations and outcomes of those goals. The action steps have set us on a path to achieve those goals. I am grateful to Rod and his skillful way of leading the Strategic Plan in an efficient and professional manner. His way of leading us through the plan helped the members of the advisory board enjoy the experience and feel that their voices and opinions were being heard.”

~Jennifer Juanitas, Director, OLLI at Pacific


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