Understanding organizational structure. Are you organized in the best way to be most effective? We'll review your reporting structure and identify ways to maximize efficiency.
Supporting staff and leaders. Public sector jobs are hard. We'll support leadership through challenges and can complement existing staff for short-term projects.
Evaluating and aligning key human resources. Do you have the right people in the right seats? We'll help you identify core competencies and qualifications and make sure staff is best positioned to effecitvely and efficiently deliver services.
Performance management. We'll help you develop a performance management tool that is consistent and measurable and ensures there's alignment across the organization.
Ethics training and culture audits. We'll analyze your organization's cultureand identify formal and informal systems to make sure your culture is aligned with your values.
Issue prioritization. Everything is important but you have limited capacity. We'll help you prioritize your key issues and how to tackle them with limited resources.
Ethical framing. Sometimes there are no good answers. When faced with a menu of bad options, we'll provide a framework to analyze the information you have, understand the options available, and help you make the best decision.
Deliberation process. There are a lot of voices in your ear. We'll help you facilitate a productive dialigue that allows you to make decisions that align with your values.
Stakeholder engagement. Residents, business owners, advocates, nonprofits, other governments, and more are all impacted by the policies you set. We design and facilitate effective meetings and develop a robust engagement strategy that allows voices to be heard and lets you respond effectively.
Crisis Management. We'll help guide you through the bad days, help you engage with key stakeholders, and review what went well, what went wrong, and synthesize lessons learned. Most importantly, we'll help implement reforms to make sure you're better prepared in the future.
Team facilitation. Aligning your team on your values, mission, and top priorities is key to effectively reaching your goals. We'll design an inclusive process to uncover and address the most important issues.
Best Practice Review and Implementation. There is a lot to unpack in your operations. We'll help review your operations, compare it to other, similar jurisdictions, and guide you through implementation.
Process mapping and improvement. We'll understand your workflows and identify ways to improve efficiency and productivity.
Problem solving. Today's problems are more complex and complicated. We help you develop actionable plans for your biggest challenges.
Code review. Is your Code effective in affecting your policy goals? We'll review your local laws and make sure they're consistent with what you hope to accomplish.
Strategic planning. Strong planning requires multiple voices. We'll manage the engagement process, synthesize the information, develop a blueprint for implementation, and produce the documents you need.
Revenue and expense analysis. You're expected to do more with less. We'll help identify potential new revenue streams and possible efficiencies.
Public-private partnerships. We'll help your team identify new partnership opportunities and assist with the analysis of existing partnerships or opportunities that have been brought to you.
Grant making. Funding for capital projects, infrastructure, environmental improvements, affordable housing, and economic development is always needed. We identify potential opportunities, assist in developing applications, and support compliance.