• Berthoud Consulting LLC, an organization development (OD) company, is a passionate partner for the success of individuals, organizations, and communities committed to social responsibility and justice.

     

    Organization Development:

    With departments, organizations, or coalitions address strategies, structures, processes, people, and cultures that improve effectiveness.

     

    Leadership Development:

    Build the capacity of people who lead throughout organizations and communities.

     

    Facilitation:

    Design and conduct group gatherings for maximum effectiveness.

     

Client Spotlight

  • Center for Community Change (CCC) is a living monument to Robert Kennedy's vision and philosophy to alleviate poverty in the United States. Its mission is to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better A shift in strategy from being a technical assistance provider to local community organizations and an incubator of local projects to a movement builder for economic and social justice required reshaping programs, refocusing resources, redeploying staff, and restructuring the organization.
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Noteworthy

  • Heather Berthoud's article The Paradox of Diversity in Social Change Organizations, published in Practising Social Change. Download here

Resource Center

  • Diversity Initiative in a Social Change Initiative

    Co-authored with client, Jen Ray of NARAL Pro-Choice America, this academic article chronicles the early stages of an organizational diversity initiative.

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  • Learning Through the Body

    Article-options for more effective facilitation, leadership, and teaching by focusing on the body in addition to the mind.

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  • 14.02.14

    Do you, like so many people and organizations, wait for things to be good—however you define it—before you’ll share love in the form of appreciation, kudos, encouragement, generosity, a smile, or even your time? Do you believe that people don’t need praise just for “doing their jobs” or that feedback is what you tell people when they are doing things wrong? Well, this Valentine is especially for you.

    I know well the temptation to fix what seems broken or to improve performance by focusing on what is missing. Yet experience and research show that focusing on what is working builds effectiveness faster AND generates happier colleagues, workers, family members and friends. That’s why “success breeds success” and “what we appreciate appreciates”. The disciplines of positive…

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