Our Vision
Fast change, increased complexity and new knowledge are forcing growth leaders to become expert lifetime learners. Both effective learning and action require building and maintaining professional communities of practice. We help leader envision and execute skills, workgroups and knowledge for growth. A problem solving culture, agile with team-based approaches starts with literacy in human behavior and can be achieved through the right combination of literacy, training, management and tools. Workforces of the future will address the onslaught of change caused by innovations in tech and banking as continual opportunities to step up and lead.

Background
For decades, we have worked with businesses serving the growing "1%" including directly serving UHNW individuals and family offices. For example, we own one of the biggest family office groups on Linked In. Our practice has focused on financial and investment services, including fine arts and hedge funds. We are expanding into other verticals including retail, medicine and tech as demand grows across industries and countries. While privacy, and our lawyers, prevent us from mentioning client or partner work, we can share our vision and the kinds of problems we are hired to solve.

Our work seeks measurable behavior change and business growth for our clients. We deliver a practical vision for growth based on enhancing our clients' expert, professional knowledge, community building and technology applied to immediate problem-solving.

We bring our clients a practical vision for future strength and growth based on enhancing their expert, professional knowledge, community building and technology applied to immediate problem-solving. We identify obstacles and provide new pathways which enable problem-solving culture and make senior professionals better learners of the best new knowledge affecting their work roles. Community building activities we provide are underpinned by brain science, behavior science, and genomics. We deliver experiential learning in teamwork, group knowledge curation, and tailor packages to address multiple markets and industry/sector needs.

Mission
Our clients are the senior leaders and C-suite executives who seek to be expert, adaptive learners and leaders. We are generally hired to consult with them personally, their direct reports and group heads and functional teams. Specific topics include: leadership and lifelong learning, marketing and outreach, business development, community building, social and behavioral literacy, cross-cultural and identity topics, including gender, teamwork optimization and skill building, toxic competition and fear responses, neuroscience, art, expressive work and storytelling and genomics. We have special expertise and proprietary knowledge, IP and tools in technology enabled advanced learning. For our charitable work, Dr. McClimans is a leader in water topics globally.

We bring our clients a practical vision for future strength and growth based on enhancing their expert, professional knowledge, community building and technology applied to immediate problem-solving. We identify obstacles and provide new pathways which enable problem-solving culture and make senior professionals better learners of the best new knowledge affecting their work roles. Community building activities we provide are underpinned by brain science, behavior science, and genomics. We deliver experiential learning in teamwork, group knowledge curation, and tailor packages to address multiple markets and industry/sector needs.

Dr. McClimans has deep and long-time experience and language abilities in the Middle East, the Gulf States, Southeast Asia, and Switzerland. She has a Ph. D. from The Ohio State University. She is a cross-cultural learning and teamwork expert, focused on professional literacy, leadership, executive learning and community building. Mr. Rich’s background includes management consulting, financial services and market research and consumer goods and advertising. He has been a licensed securities broker, investment advisor and insurance agent. He attended the Writer’s Workshop at U. of Iowa, a BA from the U. of Illinois and Masters of Science in Life Span Developmental Psychology from U. of Chicago. He is also doing course work in neuroscience, biology, genomics and the humanities.

Our global practice is based in Columbus, Ohio.