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CONSULTING

Mark A. Pfister is a seasoned and experienced professional Board Consultant advising and delivering to private, public, and nonprofit organizations for over 20 years. He has become the 'go-to' for strategic initiatives, companies seeking to build or revamp their Boards, and for individuals looking to hone their skills for serious Board Director consideration. Mr. Pfister is a Masters Certified Board Director as well as a certified Project Management Professional, frequently sought to provide strategy, structure, and governance for projects and important initiatives that have no room for failure or delays.

 

Facilitation Details

Boards benefit greatly from ongoing independent and unbiased outside viewpoints and facilitation techniques. Experience how professional and customized Board Meeting facilitation can elevate the dynamics of your Board and ensure future success for your organization.

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Whether your Board of Directors is an experienced group or requires remedial work, an independent, unbiased, and professional Board of Directors Meeting Facilitation ensures your most important goals and objectives are met. Most Boards are capable of driving their initiatives and culture to a certain level, but most have missed the foundational steps of first creating viable goals with an integrated strategy – both for their organization as well as internally within their Board.

  • Board Retreats

  • Board Restructuring Initiatives

  • Strategic Planning Sessions

  • The History and Evolution of Strategy

  • Embracing Change

  • New Board Member Orientation

  • Building Board Culture & Camaraderie

  • Town Halls / All Hands on Deck / Crises

  • Effective Board Architecture

  • All Customized and Requested Topics

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization information and aspirations - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Board Meeting Facilitation a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Building an Effective Board For Your Company')

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Observer Services')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Build - Strategic Planning & Structuring Engagement')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

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Most Boards are capable of driving their Board Candidate Nominating Process to a certain level, but have the opportunity to further elevate their organizations with the application of formal, best-in-class principles. ‘Board of Directors Nominating Process’ simultaneously guides and educates Boards

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on the proper process for defining needs, identifying candidates, implementing effective screening & selection methods, and establishing meaningful orientation & onboarding practices. Become empowered with the guidance and step-by-step roadmap to successfully plan and implement your nominating process! 

 

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization information and aspirations - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Board's Nominating Process a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Building an Effective Board For Your Company')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Observer Services')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

 

Whether your company is a one-person startup, or an established business, building a proper Board of Directors, or Board of Advisors (or a combination of the two) with proper 'architecture' and clear roles & responsibilities can be the difference between company stardom or mediocre performance. Do it right from the beginning to avoid common and costly pitfalls often experienced when 'Board-build discipline' has not been applied. Designed for private companies and nonprofit organizations, and certain public firms.

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization information and aspirations - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Board Build a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Building an Effective Board For Your Company')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Observer Services')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

 

Whether your company is a one-person startup, an established business, or a Fortune 50 organization, building a proper Board of Directors, or Board of Advisors (or a combination of the two) with proper 'architecture' and clear roles & responsibilities can be the difference between company stardom or mediocre performance. Let's do it right from the beginning - together - to avoid common and costly pitfalls often experienced when 'Board-build discipline' has not been applied. Designed for all private companies, nonprofit organizations, and public firms.

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization's details, company size, and Board size - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Board Evaluation a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Building an Effective Board For Your Company')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Observer Services')

 

Both highly-functioning Boards, and those requiring remedial focus, gain from unbiased and direct feedback. A skilled and experienced Board Observer is a great option for organizations looking for 'quick wins' and for fast input on needed remedial action, especially prior to engaging in strategic or larger-scale initiatives. Flexibility of these types of engagements is desirable and can be applied to a single Board meeting or a series of Board meetings. Designed for all private companies, nonprofit organizations, and public firms.

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization's details, company size, and Board size - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Board Observer engagement a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Building an Effective Board For Your Company')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Evaluation  - Strategic Review & Expert Advisory')

 

Learn the proven and effective steps to successfully plan and Implement your personal Board Director Candidate strategy. Experience how these achievable & focused efforts help you convey the experience and confidence needed for serious Board Director and Board Advisor consideration. Course is designed for customization at any stage of your career and any level of Board experience (new-to-the-field to experienced). 3 month program overview

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your Board Director aspirations, background, and experience - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make you an exceptional Board Director candidate!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'Becoming an Exceptional Board Director Candidate')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Observer Services')

(Related: Board - 'Available For Select Board Director & Board Advisor Positions')

(Related: Book - 'Across The Board: The Modern Architecture Behind an Effective Board of Directors')

Course Details

 
COMPANY GROWTH ADVISORY SERVICES

Get ahold of your company! Reach the levels you and your company are capable of! In many cases, outside influences expand the view and breadth of a company - essentially eliminating tunnel-vision and stagnant behaviors. Laser-focus on company operations, strategy, organizational structure, and numerous other critical areas bring your business to the next levels of performance and profitability. Available for all size organizations in the private, nonprofit and public sectors. Start working 'on' your business instead of 'in' your business.

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your organization type, company, and aspirations - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your company grow!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

(Related: Consulting - 'The Entrepreneur's Course: 10 Easy Steps  To Start Your Own Business')

 

Before discovery, planning, and implementation efforts sits the most important determinate of success - Strategy. Whether it is a project, program, company, or organization requiring a successful approach, it must start with defined goals and sound strategies. This workshop can be applied to overall company approach, specific initiatives & projects, or professional / personal aspirations. Designed for all  organization types - private, public, & nonprofit.

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your company details and aspirations - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your Strategy Workshop a total success!

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

 

Mr. Pfister is a certified expert project manager, consulting on large global projects in their initiation phases, as well as programs that require remedial focus to bring them back on track. He is frequently sought to provide strategy, structure, and governance for projects and initiatives that have no room for failure, or delays in areas ranging from technology to restructuring. Enterprise global strategic projects requiring Executive/Board interaction and deep governance a specialty. He's a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Click on the 'Engage' button to email me with your program/project requirements - we will then set up a call to discuss all details, followed by a customized proposal, to make your project a success!

 

Let's make this year "The Year of You!" Learn the 10 achievable steps for starting your successful company from entrepreneur, business strategist, and Board Director, Mark A. Pfister. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur with the next big idea, looking to create additional revenue streams for yourself, or a company executive/employee ready to make a change, follow Mark's proven steps to startup success. Get everything you need to start your own business - including downloadable templates you can use to start and complete the process. The time has come to unleash your inner-entrepreneur!

Online & On-Demand course - progress at your own pace!

Click on the 'Start' button to link to the on-demand course and view the curriculum - start immediately and progress at your own pace. Upon course completion, automatically post your Certified Startup Entrepreneur - Level 1 (CSE-L1) credential to your LinkedIn profile and show the world you have what it takes to successfully start and run your own business!

(Related: Consulting  - 'Company Growth Advisory Services')

(Related: Consulting  - 'The Strategy Workshop')

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')