Our mission is to increase your efficacy in leading social change through applied systems thinking.

This is High-Leverage Leadership – knowing how to:

  • Focus limited resources for large systems change

  • Effectively engage diverse stakeholders

  • Sustain high energy and focus over the long-term

Whether you belong to a community, organization, or team committed to social change, we partner with you to:

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What People Are Saying
  • “David and Marilyn address underlying behaviors and beliefs that keep most of us
    from meeting our fullest potential at work and home.”

    Martin DeBerardinis
    Pharmaceutical R&D, AstraZeneca

  • “You hit the nail on the proverbial head. This has 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

  • “Your work provides an actionable guide on how to model complex relationships –
    and more importantly how to have a meaningful and lasting impact on them.”

    Jason Glass
    Superintendent and Chief Learner, Eagle County Schools

  • “David made a huge difference for funders and community alike. A value add is that he has specific
    information for foundations and how they can better leverage their grant making. Very helpful and timely.”

    Nancy Frees Fountain
    Managing Director, The Frees Foundation

  • “I learned so much, particularly the difference between
    changing a system and leading systems change.”

    Jennifer Schrand Bentley
    Chair, Calhoun County 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

  • “Your work is very needed, beautifully articulated, and clear as a bell.”

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    Distinguished Author and Management Consultant