Not every situation results in success and valued learning comes from everything we do. What we have selected are situations in which the client fully committed to the real work of change and encountered difficult challenges that they were able to overcome with perseverance and trust in our approach. We hope these stories reflect the reality of the depth and length of the Integrated approach to change and invoke inspiration and dedication needed to obtain success.
Ki ThoughtBridge was brought in to help them learn how to resolve complex, contentious, divisive issues that could derail their attempt to redesign the organization.
A fragmented school board, coupled with major fiscal and facilities challenges put the quality of education for its students and community confidence in the board at risk.
At the end of the tenure of a diocesan leader whose time in office was marked by major conflict, divisiveness and deceptions which shattered trust, and collegiality, the diocese was faced with the problem of rebuilding the relationships needed to create a healthy diocese.
A community was devastated by the sale of its major employer and a subsequent significant loss of jobs. The historical dependency on the paper company, its owners, their leadership and benevolence, left many reeling from these losses and feeling insecure about the community’s capacity to recover economically.
In 1999, the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel in the Webster Central School District (WCSD) and the President of the Webster Teachers’ Association (WTA) asked Ki ThoughtBridge to help their organizations prepare for contract negotiations.