Training the Business Trainers

Using CDBG funds, the Portland Development Commission (PDC) runs a business development program for low and moderate incomes residents.  To deliver services they contract with about a dozen organizations that…

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Authentic Communication

As my blog posts and client lists attest to, most of my consulting practice revolves around small business and community development. I was at a board retreat last month and…

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More Flawless Consulting

I participated in a Peter Block webinar based on his book, Flawless Consulting. As I’ve written in a previous post, his authentic-communication-with-compassion approach is refreshing. Here are some of the…

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