To truly transform your organization... ...

you have to fundamentally change the way your people think.

Mission & Vision

Purpose: To transform the way leaders think about work. 

Mission:  Using a systems approach we unlock potential in the workplace through leadership assessment & development and team effectiveness, creating a culture of excellence.  

Vision: Innovate work for everyone’s best.

We help your teams think differently about work and leadership, saving time, energy & resources. Dr. Howard (and associates) have over two decades of experience helping executives and teams breakthrough mediocrity and move further ahead, faster than expected.   

Work Smart High Performance Principle

Working smart is intentional focused effort to handle the unexpected and create meaningful time.    

Using strategies in lean six sigma, coaching and optimized team building, we help you handle uncertainty, manage change and build readiness which helps you make the best use of your time, and avoid re-work and waste.

Most people enjoy work when they make progress; working smart increases your progress by focusing on areas that ensure your performance engine (strategy execution) is moving forward. 

Driven by Values

Never before has it been more important to invest your time in value added activities for leaders and their teams.
Time is the only resource you cannot get more of – we are here to help leaders like you.

We customize our services to provide you with immediate advice, timely analysis, and rapid response.

Core Value #1

Do fewer things better.

What this means for you is FOCUS.
We focus on doing what we do best: unlocking potential in leaders and teams. And we help your leaders and teams focus on their most important work. 

Core Value #2

People First. Results Driven.

What this means for you is INCREASED RESOURCEFULNESS. People drive performance when they are given the right resources. Our job is to increase the resourceful of your leaders and teams. 

Core Value #3

Work Smart. Think Different.

What this means for you is INTENTIONAL EFFORT.  Status quo thinking holds you back. Using proven problem solving strategies, we show your leaders how to consistently hit their targets.  

Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD

Executive Coach | Performance Expert

Dr. Cynthia Howard has worked with thousands of leaders, professionals and business owners and recognized the unique challenges leaders have in managing, inspiring, and engaging their teams. Laser focused on results, Dr. Howard expands potential and perspective of leaders and their teams.

Black Belt Lean Sigma, CSM, Certified Scrum Master, Fellow in AIS, Licensed Trainer Heartmath, NSA member.

Advisory Board

David Greco

David Greco, MBA, MBB

Experienced expert in elevating performance in P&L, supply chain, quality and high-tech multi-facility operations. Certified Master Black Belt.

Jennifer Makris, MBA

Expert in sales performance and leadership. Committed to bridging the gap between sales and operations to create a unified one team approach.

Books Written by Dr. Howard:

the Work Smart Principle
Learn To BNounce
Everyday Emotional Intelligence

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