Improving Performance and Well-being

We help you solve problems. … and we do this everyday, helping leaders (and organizations), work smart.

Mission & Vision

Our vision is to transform the workplace through inspired leadership.

Our mission is to unlock potential in your leaders through focused and intentional effort.  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, goal directed effort to optimize value.  

Using strategies in lean sigma, coaching and optimized team building, we help you handle uncertainty, manage your energy 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 engine (strategy execution) is moving forward. 

We Can HelP right Now

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:
We know about shiny object syndrome, and the challenge to stay focused on what is most important. We focus on doing what we do best: unlocking potential in leaders and teams. And we help your leaders and teams do the same. Focus.

Core Value #2

Results Driven. People Focused.

What this means for you: We know that what you measure improves, and we also know that people drive performance. Our job is to increase the resourceful of your leaders and teams. We are on your side, and we want to help you reach your goals.

Core Value #3

Work Smart. Think Different.

What this means for you:
We help to remove the barriers to success especially status quo thinking. We believe that your capacity as a leader, and as a team, is what drives performance. We provide the tools, strategies, and system to optimize workflow, eliminate waste and build energized teams.

Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD

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 while maintaining their boundaries, passion and reason they chose to lead.

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

Books Written by Dr. Howard:

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