where strategy meets reality

improve your mission effectiveness

We are a management consulting firm that brings people together, based on our unique approach, in order to develop the basic tools of an effective organization.

We only accept engagements where we can significantly improve the mission effectiveness of an organization and the employees work environment.  We use a team-oriented approach, where we provide facilitation, methodology, and draft product development.  We do the administrative work as well as provide the creative framework and products to guide the teams efforts.

We make it possible for an organization to achieve the benefit of good management practices. We have decades of successful experience in the four key areas required for an effective organization:

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

 

  • Formalizing and communicating the organization’s Strategy, Goals, and Objectives
  • Establishing short and long-term plans for achieving the organization’s goals
  • Assessing each program’s alignment with the organization’s objectives

 

 

EVALUATION

 

  • Developing definition of, and buy-in to, specific evaluation measures
  • Defining a portfolio management methodology and plan
  • Verifying program success (including ROI) and impact

 

 

 

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

 

  • Increased reliability, quality and efficiency allowing the organization to do more with less
  • Accommodating new environments, competition, stakeholders, and technology 
  • Standardizing processes to improve program and stakeholder oversight 

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

  

  • Improving the predictability of schedules and costs
  • Defining roles, responsibilities and accountability
  • Optimizing staff and resources utilization 

 

 

 

 

 

SERVICES FOR NONPROFITS 

 

  • Optimizing organizational effectiveness to maximize the mission
  • Governing the organization and engaging the board and volunteers
  • Controlling finances and providing transparency for donors

 

psychological services

 

  • Psychological personality / interest testing.
  • Professional coaching and development
  • Workplace sensitivity, harassment and cultural training

Services are uniquely tailored to meet customer requirements

The co-founders of LSA have over 60 years of experience in successfully leading problem solving teams at both the enterprise and tactical levels for organizations of all sizes.  We use a team-oriented approach, where we provide facilitation, methodology, and draft product development.  We do the administrative work as well as provide the creative framework and products to guide the teams efforts.

 

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