People Powering Performance via human capital research-based consulting & advisory services


Today’s savvy CEOs, business and HR leaders are creating a new organization. Nothing is business as usual. High performance cultures are collaborative, and everything about how the workforce is hired, managed, supported, and rewarded is changing. The result is a new and compelling employee experience that offers a genuine sense of purpose and mission at work while delivering on business results that accelerate sustainable competitive advantage.


We move big hairy ideas to big business results.

You want to...

  • Improve performance today for better results tomorrow
  • Use smart insights to upgrade talent practices
  • Leverage data and research to inform
    key talent decisions

We give you...

  • Tools to diagnose current state workplace and
    workforce practices
  • Points-of-View that offer key insights and
    perspectives to inform critical talent decisions
  • Evidence-based research that creates the
    business case for investing in upgrading your
    talent strategy and technology


We shift a “pretty good” mentality to “get better” performance.

You want to...

  • Outperform your competition
  • Be a great place to work
  • Build a collaborative culture
  • Align leaders' actions with business goals
  • Measure what matters
  • Put user-centric tools in the hands of your employees
  • Accelerate your employment brand
  • Embed a continuous learning culture
  • Upgrade HR’s skills
  • Give employees their best shot at their best performance
  • Let your leaders be great leaders
  • Amp up your A-team
  • Enable career choices
  • Be inclusive

We give you...

  • Evidenced-based research in whatever form you need -- infographics, executive summaries, briefs, blogs, Board-style presentations, and more --- so you can take the lead in transforming your talent practices for better impact.
  • Advisory services if you just need some additional expert mind share for a few hours to help design and implement higher impact talent actions and decisions.
  • Consulting services where we roll up sleeves together and side-by-side over several weeks or sometimes even months to create or upgrade your talent strategy essential for driving success.


We empower our clients’ with the grit, know-how and tools for continuous improvement and ongoing success.

You want to...

  • Plan the change to instantiate new talent practices
  • Create and sustain an inclusive and agile culture
  • Fuel your employees’ desire to give discretionary effort endlessly

We give you...

  • Diagnostic tools that expose just how employees experience your organization, how they should experience it, and action planning for closing gaps
  • Change management toolkit to accelerate and sustain transformation
  • Inclusion tools to empower the diverse networking requisite as part of every business strategy
  • Culture assessments that inform change needed to drive engagement and retention



The press is usually sensationalized, but these publications are the doggone truth.

From Knowledge Worker to Insights Expert — the New Era and Reign of the SME

Check out our featured article in Elearning! magazine in the October 2017 edition. Employees are struggling to keep up with data that continues to grow at an alarming rate. Now, more than ever, they’re also having to make sense of changing technology with things like artificial intelligence (A.I.) and cognitive technologies in the workforce. According to … Continue reading From Knowledge Worker to Insights Expert — the New Era and Reign of the SME

Workforce 2020: Be Expert or Be Automated — Digital Technology Is Here to Stay

Check out our cover story on Workforce Management Excellence Essentials magazine cover story in September 2017. Massive data is coming at the workforce 24×7 and accelerating. Employees are overwhelmed – more so than ever before. Digital technology is here. Jobs are being automated – a phenomenon never before experienced. As such, work gets done differently. … Continue reading Workforce 2020: Be Expert or Be Automated — Digital Technology Is Here to Stay

300 Women in HR Technology Worth Watching

RecruitingDaily Presents: 300+ Women In HR Technology Worth Watching. Check out this March 2017 post on the movers and shakers in Human Capital and HR Technology. If you need advice, strategy help, execution ideas, leading practices, the insights, or the business case to advance your human capital decisions, an army of women stands ready to … Continue reading 300 Women in HR Technology Worth Watching

Improving Business Performance Via Learning

For the learner, improving engagement and retention requires a learning experience — not a training program. For the organization, it means a reduction in training costs, global reach and scalability. Check out this executive interview to learn more.

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2017 iQPC Learning Conference

Transforming Learning in Our Next Era of Curated Insights
Dec 4 – 7, 2017 (register:

Webcast: New Employee Experience – Employees As Experts to Make Smarter Decisions, Faster

The New Employee Experience: Employees as Experts to Make Smarter, Faster Decisions
Nov 15, 2017 (register:

2017 iQPC ENGAGE360 Conference

Where Customer and Employee Engagement Come Together
Sept 25-28, 2017 (register:

Webcast: The Networked Organization Supersedes the Hierarchy for Better Business Impact

Employee Networks: Get More Done Through Shared Expertise
Sept 13, 2017 (register:

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