Client Testimonials

“When I first hired David to teach a systems thinking session at Cargill, about 20 minutes into his presentation, my co-program manager leaned over and said "This guy is a magician! -- and David really is!”

Ipek Kursat
North and South America Lead, Cargill High Performance Leadership Program


“Marilyn, you were superb and greatly appreciated by all your listeners! Thank you or your delightful style, your compassionate approach, your spiritual insights, and your thoughtful encouragement.”

Elizabeth Dodson Gray
Theological Opportunities Program, Cambridge, MA


“Marilyn Paul is one of our go-to presenters on topics related to organizational learning. She has a unique ability to get to the root causes of daunting, persistent business and individual challenges. Through her engaging presentation style and rich examples, she helps people transform their beliefs, their practices, and their processes. ”

Janice Molloy
Content Director, Pegasus Communications


“You hit the nail on the proverbial head. This had been the most concrete and useful conversation I’ve had on the relationship between our two groups in the past 20 years.”

Mark C. Draper, Ed.S., PRSE
Director of Special Education, Halverson Center for Education


“Marilyn did an excellent job of helping our cross-functional committee identify what was most important to us and articulate a coherent and comprehensive set of principles on a critical issue. She helped keep us moving forward and was great to work with.”

Maureen Connor, RN, MPH
Director of Risk Management, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


“My time with David helped me to shine light on my strengths, yet not rely on past success patterns in new circumstances where they might not apply.”

Lionel Wolberger
System Manager, NDS Technologies


“David, your opening presentation anchored the conference experience for participants. You are a natural storyteller (in the best possible ways)!”

Renee Branch
Vice President for Programs, Council on Foundations


“Our community was able to take a big step forward in the last two days with many sectors learning the same language and concepts for thinking systemically.”

Nancy Frees Fountain
Managing Director, Frees Foundation, Houston, Texas