Capabilities 2017-10-06T18:43:47+00:00


Odds are good we’ve tackled an objective similar to yours.

Clients turn to us for a variety of reasons — be it to develop in a career, launch a startup, build a partnership, or realize a yet defined goal.

We find the entry points. We’re convinced the details matter. We believe that your objectives can be accomplished by listening deep and getting to the core. We look beyond the endgame to set measurable goals and find creative solutions to bring about your vision for a great career, a successful business, a whole life. While we do a lot of things really well, this is what we excel at:


Leadership development

Career development

Business development

Organizational development

Strategic planning

Thought Leadership

Team engagement

Team management

Succession strategy

Board leadership


Individual business objectives

Joint business objectives

Goal Setting

Strategic Planning

Compensation structure

Division of labor

Accountability discrepancies

Management discrepancies

Succession strategy

Dissolution strategy



Strengths identification

Values assessment

Leadership development

Career development

Personal branding

Job search


Interviewing skills

Salary negotiations


Business startup

Business ownership

Business management

Business development

Culture development

Resource development

Strategic planning


Client/niche identification

Community partnerships


Business development

Organizational development

Culture development

Strategic planning

Values assessment

Customer service

Recruitment efforts

Retention strategies

Mission statements

Marketing collateral


Partnering/coupling skills


Conflict resolution

Division of labor

Accountability discrepancies

Goal setting (personal/professional)

Work-home balance

Legacy/succession strategies

Dissolution strategies

Partnered parenting/families

Success Stories

Insightful, dedicated, experienced entrepreneur: Dr. Jan Hoistad is an extraordinarily gifted leader who knows how to build businesses and the people who run them.
Working with Dr. Jan Hoistad is both productive and a pleasure. We have utilized Jan’s talents for strategic planning in building our team of employees and developing strategies for growth.
Dr. Jan provides the focus needed to look at the big picture and to create balance within both work and personal environments. Business owners and Team leaders can definitely benefit from Jan’s experience, insight, creativity, and ability to keep busy professionals on track with their goals.
Jan has been an invaluable resource to grow, define, and sharpen our business. She is supportive, intuitive, clear, and creative.
She has helped us vastly improve our hiring, employee management, and risk management processes, often with simple, creative strategies that make a big positive impact.

Dr. Jan helped us step back and look at the Big Picture, further defining our company mission, values, and visioning for the future, and then grounding that vision in the present. Her blending of the practical improvement of systems with the creative visioning for the future has been an inspiring part of our work with her.

With Jan’s help, we’ve been able to move our business forward without sacrificing our quality of life and partnering goals.

Case Studies