We reframe challenges into transformative opportunities.

A BIT ABOUT US

We are collaborators & co-creators of transformation.

We bring valuable insights to every conversation.

We are experts in open, transformation, and human dynamics.

We expand awareness and connection to your communities in meaningful ways.

We are passionate about building a better world, together.

OUR MISSION

To co-create with conscious leaders and organizations to build an open, collaborative, inclusive world.

OUR STORY

Our backgrounds are rooted deeply in change, a passion for people and innovation. 

We are connected by our common goals and interests to build a better workplace culture that values its people and empowers them to build a better future. Being a leader isn’t about the power one holds in a role but rather it is the internal power to serve those around us. Leadership in this emerging future requires vulnerability, transparency, capacity to inspire trust, and an inclusive mindset.

As the composition of technologies inside our organizations changes, so does the composition of people—and that means the composition of expectations is changing, too. If you expect your company to not only succeed but thrive in the 21st Century, you’ll need to make an immediate investment in changing the way you work.

Jen Kelchner

Jen Kelchner

Chief Change Architect

Jen solves problems for organizations on disruption, change, and the integration of cultures, people, ideas, and information. As a transformation and integration specialist, she focuses on the values of open, quantum leadership, and applied empathy with open processes. She advises leaders on change architecture, communication, breaking down barriers, connecting the dots to solve problems, and innovating the people side of digital transformation.  Jen is also a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Deloitte alumni, and member of the Open Organization Ambassador team. 

Jen has been mentioned or featured in: Forbes, Forbes Councils, Forbes Council Education, Huffington Post, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CMO.com, Opensource.com, Linux Today, LXer, Red Hat News

Collaborative projects: In The Open column, The Open Organization, The Open Organization Workbook, The Open Organization Maturity ModelThe Open Organization Leadership Manual, Second Edition, The Open Organization Cognitive Diversity + Inclusivity Series, and Lausanne Global Workplace Forum Learning Labs.

Recent speaking engagements: #OpenFirstDC Public Sector event sponsored by Red Hat & Intel, Community Powered Innovation facilitator (Red Hat Public Sector), International Association of Women, Georgia Agape Executive Retreat, Red Hat Summit 2018, All Things Open 2017, University Guest Lectures: Duke University (Open Organizations), Fresno Pacific University (Open + Social Innovation, Inclusivity), Berry College (Open, Inclusive Leadership); Tennessee DECA (Your Voice Matters), and others.

Our Collaborators + Change Makers Ecosystem

We have built an ecosystem of leading specialists in open + innovation + human dynamics from around the world. They are entrepreneurs and leaders who are at the leading edge of thought and application.

If we can make them known, we will provide insights into their work here.

Heather Yurovsky

Heather Yurovsky

Start-up Builder + People Operations Leader

Heather has a knack for connecting with clients and bringing out the best in people. She’s used this strategic, people-first focus throughout her career to successfully launch businesses and scale start-ups. As an operations executive, marketer and a licensed attorney, Heather’s unusual career path has armed her with experience across a variety of industries, including advertising, consulting with Fortune 500 companies, consumer packaged goods, finance, hospitality, law, and social impact. The common thread is that she has always served as a solution-driven sounding board to those around her – from C-level to entry level. She understands business life stages and how small cracks in a start-up’s foundation can prevent real growth. After absorbing thoughts and feedback across an organization, Heather works on both a strategic and tactical level with leaders and teams to create a stable environment ready for scale. Heather knows she’s been successful when she’s opened up lines of communication between team members and tackled the root cause of recurring roadblocks.

Shatter and Shine

Krystina Francis

Krystina Francis

Innovation + Technology Leader

Krystina has 15 years of direct team and project management experience, starting with her own company founded in 2004, Vivid M (M for Music), that developed and patented the world’s first online recording studio and live performance venue for musicians. During her career, Krystina has managed over 350 projects that range from development through implementation of Software as a Service platforms, rebuilding multi-national eCommerce sites, developing proprietary software solutions, and creating lean operational workflows.

Industries served include financial, healthcare, and manufacturing where she also created or matured IP for her clients. Her forte is conceptualizing new systems or components and creating visual requirements/UX. She is a strong proponent of hybrid methodologies that combine the best practice techniques of PMI that ensure quality, while developing with Lean and Agile principles.

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Ready to evolve the way you work?

If you are ready to engage, navigate and adopt change with ease, then let's chat.

If you are ready to evolve the way your organization does "work", then we are here to help you out.

If you are ready to lead the future with confidence and competitive advantage, let's start today.

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