AJC Playbook: What does your organization really care about?

What does your organization truly care about? Your organization’s values, those things that you really and truly care about, should be so foundational that you are willing to hire, coach, develop, and ultimately fire people based on how well they live them out. These values should speak to your “Why” – to borrow from Simon …

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AJC Playbook: Sharing our Methodology

While AJC typically helps with Execution or Implementation work as (Agile) Project Managers and Change Managers, there is much strategic and prioritization effort involved before we can truly get to this phase of work. AJC’s Playbook tells how AJC recommends sifting through those aspects of strategic preparation as well as practical implementation or execution so …

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AJC.2022: Passion Led Us Here

Recenter on the WHY. On his website, Simon Sinek states that “The WHY is the purpose, cause or belief that drives every one of us.” At AJC we believe passionately that human beings have the ability to provide value to others through meaningful work done in a service-oriented way that is personally fulfilling. We are …

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Why Should I Care About the Working Genius?

Have you ever experienced joy and fulfillment from some types of work that you do? Time seems to pass un-noticed, and your energy level remains high. Conversely, other types of work feel like a drain and leave you unfulfilled. Time inches by and your energy is drained as you do that type of work. The …

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A Word from One of Our Account Managers: Barry Chapman Consultant Highlight

Every client engagement at AJC has an Account Manager assigned to it at no cost to the client.  The Account Manager’s role is to meet with the client periodically to make sure the client’s expectations are met. If there is anything the client needs from a business, quality or deliverable standpoint the Account Manager works …

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5 Tips for Truly Innovative Strategic Planning

As many of us have experienced, annual strategic planning often turns into lackluster, long-range tactical planning. If you’re ready to put the strategy back into strategic planning, change things up with AJC’s 5 Tips for Truly Innovative Strategic Planning. 

What does Organizational Development Foundation Consulting Look Like?

Leaders often have a clear vision of what “good” or even “great” looks like for their business or department. However, how do you as a leader know if the people you have will be able to execute on your vision of the future? This overview of an Organizational Development Foundational Consulting project explains how AJC can help you turn your vision into reality with the right people in the right seats.

AJC can Facilitate Working Genius Assessments for Individuals & Teams

AJC is excited to announce that our Principal, Andrea Jones, MBA, MS, PMP, is now a Certified Working Genius Facilitator! Thanks to The Table Group, a Patrick Lencioni Company and the whole The Six Types of Working Genius team – this model has the potential to revolutionize the joy and fulfillment individuals and teams derive from work.

Andrea Jones Consulting® is now Trademarked for Business Consulting

Andrea Jones Consulting® is now Trademarked in the areas of Business Consulting for the services we provide, including: Business Strategy Development Services Business Process Improvement Organizational Change Management Business Project Management Business Consulting in the field of Agile Processes and Scrum Business Management Consulting Thanks to Kolitch Romano for helping AJC achieve this important milestone.

Process Improvement: from Marionette to Machine

Does it feel like when things happen in your organization, one person seems to be pulling all the strings? True Process Improvement takes that feeling of running processes as a “marionette” pulling all the strings, to a “machine” where the process runs independent of any specific individual.