Post Sabbatical Reflections

Post Sabbatical Reflections

It’s been more than two years since I last posted a blog and a lot has happened in that time period. I took some time to rethink the direction of the company and, in the process, I rediscovered my own. When I formed Symphonic Strategies roughly 14 years ago, it...
Writing Sabbatical

Writing Sabbatical

We’ve decided to embark on our own strategic planning process next year. It will give us a chance to reflect on what we’ve done and what we’ve learned over the last ten years of work. This means that we’re going to take a respite from our blog....

Fall 2015 Newsletter

The spring and summer were exciting months for us at Symphonic Strategies. We’re pleased to share some of the highlights with you below. Highlights Asia-Montana Energy Summit & Leadership Symposium [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes”...
Don’t flipout! We’ve got your November recap.

Don’t flipout! We’ve got your November recap.

Information overload… Do you ever feel like you can’t keep up with all the information and media content coming at you every day? In today’s world of 24-hour news cycles, social media feeds, and near constant information flow it can be hard to filter out the noise and...
Life Inside of City Government

Life Inside of City Government

Last week, I presented a day-long seminar on the mechanics of how to lead change and manage transition. Mid-level managers from various government agencies in the District of Columbia came together to discuss this timely topic. The gathering was part of the...
Bucket Fillers

Bucket Fillers

This week I delivered a seminar to one of the largest government agencies in the District of Columbia. Attendance was mandatory and the topic of the seminar was supposed to be about customer service. But I decided to broaden the focus just a bit. So, instead of the...