News and information about Symphonic Strategies.

Fall 2015 Newsletter

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:28+00:00 October 3rd, 2015|News|

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 Participants discuss the future of energy at the Stock Farm Club in Hamilton, MT. This spring, Dr. Abraham Kim, Director of the Maureen and [...]

There are years that ask questions and years that answer.

By | 2015-01-01T11:06:38+00:00 December 31st, 2014|Culture Change, Headlines, News, Strategic Choices|

I was searching for a unique way to commemorate the New Year, so I asked my wife, Lisa, for some ideas. She suggested I consider this short sentence from Their Eyes Were Watching God, a legendary book from celebrated author Zora Neale Hurston. “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.”  […]

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

By | 2014-12-22T17:45:31+00:00 December 18th, 2014|News|

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 get to the valuable stories that make [...]

Restorative Justice and the Power of Confession

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:32+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Collective Conversations, Culture Change, Emerging Leaders, Headlines, News|

We live in a deeply divided country. There are divides that cut across racial, political, and socioeconomic lines. These divides are the stories and headlines we see daily on the news all around the country. […]

DC ELP: Measuring Outcomes in Government

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:33+00:00 July 18th, 2014|News|

[ut_highlight color=”#1e73be”]Ted Kniker,[/ut_highlight]Principal at Mission Measurement, led a 2-day seminar today for our DC Executive Leadership Program on how to measure impact in government. In his seminar, he helped the students understand how to design and to apply a logic model to their work. There were a few things that really stood out [...]

Imagine Science Campaign Design Lab

By | 2017-02-09T09:09:33+00:00 May 1st, 2014|News|

Senior leaders from each of the partner organizations have met for months now to help us further refine the emerging partnership. This Working Group developed criterion that we then used to select three local communities in the United States where we can launch this partnership. We plan to show that we can effectively combine national and local [...]

ACMHA 2014 Summit: Leading the Future of Health

By | 2014-08-15T22:01:51+00:00 March 28th, 2014|News|

In March, I was invited to deliver a keynote presentation at the ACMHA 2014 Summit, held in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Reflecting the Summit’s theme, “Leading the Future of Health”, I tailored my remarks to the importance of working strategically across sectors to advance new narratives around mental health and its integration with primary health care systems.  […]