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 and professional; yours, mine, ours)
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.

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