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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.

How do you Communicate in a Project?

One of our Change Management consultants rightly describes Communications as the most powerful tool in the Change Manager’s tool belt. Without effective two-way Communications (meaning that questions and feedback make it back up the chain from a push-out messaging strategy), stakeholders will have little to no confidence that a change initiative is set up for success.

A Word From Our New Director of Client Services

Meet Erin Barsuglia, Andrea Jones Consulting’s new Director of Client Services. Erin’s role is to ensure AJC’s consultants are fulfilled with their projects while maintaining balance with their life goals. She will drive continuous growth and development internally to help our clients grow and develop though the consulting work and support AJC provides.

How Can we Create a Streamlined Process?

Anyone who has tried to get things done in an organization has probably had two realizations. First: Everyone seems to have their own way of doing things, and Second: It would sure be nice if this happened the same way every time. It takes discipline to accomplish standardized and streamlined processes, but is this discipline really the most difficult part of creating streamlined processes?