Core Teams: The “Solid Core” of a Strategic Doing Effort

What Is a Core Team? The “Core Team” is the key structure that enables a community or organization to effectively address complex challenges. This is typically a small group that has overall responsibility for shepherding the broader network of people who will be engaged in the Strategic Doing effort. At the beginning, the core team…

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Strategic Contribution Assessment

Did you know that your contribution to growth, innovation, and change is as unique as your fingerprint? At Hutcheson Associates we call this your strategic contribution. Your strategic contribution is different than what you do. It has more to do with how you think, how you approach complex challenges, how you help your organization, your…

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Coming Soon: Once Upon an Ecosystem Podcast

The world probably doesn’t need another podcast but it does need more great stories and sometimes a podcast is the perfect way to tell one. I’m excited to be collaborating with Ed Morrison, Scott Dempwolf, Rosalina Perez, and Jen Edds to produce “Once Upon an Ecosystem” (working title). The primary audience is a pretty niche…

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What happens at a Strategic Doing workshop

A Strategic Doing workshop is a session in which a group takes on a question about their community or organization’s future, and uses the 4 Questions (see below) to explore, identify opportunities, and begin to take action on the most promising of those opportunities. Here’s some things you’ll notice at a workshop: It’s interactive: in Strategic Doing,…

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The Four Questions of Strategic Doing

Strategy is really about answering two questions: Where are we going? and How will we get there? Many strategic plans don’t answer one or the other of those two questions – either they don’t have sense of the direction in which the organization is going, or there’s plenty of vague language but nothing about implementation on those visions. The…

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TechExec Presence: Making an Impression on Zoom

This 90-minute Zoom workshop is designed to be a valuable part of your onboarding program for new hires and professional development efforts for you existing workforce. This short but powerful learning experience will help your team make a lasting impression when meeting with prospective customers and working with current clients through Zoom and other video…

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TechExec Presence: A Leadership Training & Coaching Program for Technology Professionals

What Is the TechExec Presence Program? TechExec Presence is a powerful training and coaching program specifically designed for technology professionals who occupy a spot in the c-suite, aspire to one day, or need to build trusted relationships with other technology executives. The role of technology leaders is changing. “I.T.” was once a considered a chiefly…

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CommPlexity: Communicating Complex Ideas

What Is CommPlexity? CommPlexity is a powerful learning experience specifically designed for scientists, and other highly-specialized professionals, who need to clearly communicate complex information in compelling ways that connect with others. The techniques taught in CommPlexity are both evidence-based and practice-proven. CommPlexity Workshop participants learn to: Understand the CommPlexity Formula – the four drivers that…

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Park Foundation School

Hello! If you’ve landed here it must mean you heard about Strategic Doing from Dr. Nathan Schaumleffel as part of your training. We invite you to enter your name for a chance to win a copy of Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership. To be eligible for the drawing, please fill out the form…

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