Dream Big. Plan Smart. Build Forward.
A goal without a plan is just a wish. Whether you need a strategic plan, a comprehensive plan, or a business plan, the process is somewhat the same: you need a solid understanding of the environment, trends, opportunities, and the sequence of actions required to get you from where you are today to where you want to be.
Grant funding is more competitive than ever before. It’s not enough to have a good project; there are lots of good projects out there. Organizations who want to secure grants need to create a clear and compelling case that is logical and shows every likelihood of achieving the desired outcome.
We’ve all been there: stuck in a boring meeting, wondering how much longer we have to sit there. Meetings don’t have to be that way, in fact, a well-structured meeting should create energy, connection, and a sense of accomplishment. Those kind of meetings don’t just happen: they are designed.
How’s your digital presence? How is your organization showing up in the world? Is your message communicated effectively through today’s communication channels? Make sure you are harnessing the power of the web and social media.
Michelle is upbeat, detail-oriented, and doggedly determined. She kept our diverse group of elected and appointed officials on task and on time. The City of Thief River Falls is very pleased.Rodney Otterness, City Administrator, Thief River Falls
Michelle is an expert at facilitating complex partnerships, and her communication skills are second to none. She enjoys the trust and respect of all who know her.Marty Sieve, Former VP, Northwest Minnesota Foundaion
I highly recommend Michelle’s consulting services for any planning project or grant application you are considering for your organization.Chuck Lucken, City Administrator, City of Fosston