THE PROOF IS IN THE RELATIONSHIPS
What People Say
"David Kushner and his associates were instrumental in our successful division reorganization. Before and after the reorganization, Mr. Kushner’s team worked with each of our managers to develop their individual strengths. They helped us clarify our strategic visions and identify staff development needs to reach our goals. Working with David and his team has been an eye-opening experience. Their coaching expertise and sensitivity to organizational politics were great assets. Today, two years after this important reorganization effort, we are one of the most productive and admired divisions within our organization. The transformation far exceeded my expectations!"
"Thank you so much for providing an informative in-service on real-life challenges and solutions for governance. I very much enjoyed the case studies. You have given me many tools to use as I continue to develop and grow with NCURA and in my work place."
"Mr. Kushner helped significantly to bring the group to consensus during a few slightly contentious moments and did an excellent job of assessing the group dynamics ... keeping us on schedule and making sure we addressed all the items on our ambitious agenda. This was a potentially tough group to please, yet Mr. Kushner did so. The retreat was incredibly productive and exceeded expectations."
"One of the biggest takeaways from our coaching sessions is a better ability to see where colleagues and supervisors may be coming from and what their motivations may be for certain behaviors. Our discussions have helped me to be less defensive and to take things less personally. Everyone has a different work style and you very much helped me recognize that and brainstorm approaches to better deal with those different work and management styles. I greatly appreciated your objective perspective and the way we worked together to find solutions to problems rather than you directing what I should do or instructing me on the only approach that would work. I truly appreciate the collegial approach and I know I will use what I learned from our discussions well into the future, both professionally and personally."
"David’s coaching played a critical role in helping me transition from a technical specialist to someone who is capable of seeing the big picture and managing multiple functional areas. David helped me set goals and kept me on-track to meeting those goals. The leadership experience and political awareness he brought to the coaching process were very beneficial. What I appreciate most is the advice I received on navigating politically difficult situations. He did a good job in challenging me to think through my decisions. It was hard to be complacent working with David!"
"I wanted to thank you for facilitating such an excellent first strategic planning session for our association's peer programs. The Select Committee members have all expressed a positive experience and are excited about the outcomes. Personally, I believe the timing was perfect for the program to see not only how current activities align to the program and to the Association but also how we should be thinking about the future in terms of operations, capacity, and new horizons. Thank you for bringing your considerable expertise to assist us."