Tag: culture

Put it on the “done” list

If you’re a knowledge worker, getting an accurate gauge of your progress is a challenge, since the fruits of our labors can quickly get buried by the next task. We don’t create sculptures or build houses. Often times, our work may not look any different…

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ACMP NorCal Change Symposium

A powerful energy flowed through the conference room in San Mateo, where approximately 100 change management professionals and 10 presenters gathered for the ACMP Northern California Chapter’s Change Symposium. It was a fun and eventful day, filled with engaging presentations and delightful conversations. We even…

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Celebrating 15 Years!

This month we will celebrate our 15th anniversary as a management consulting firm. The word gratitude immediately comes to mind. Thank you to our clients for the opportunity to build lasting, trusted partnerships. This is a source of great pride for us. As we look…

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How Many Balls Are You Juggling?

The Prosci ADKAR individual model of change (Awareness – Desire – Knowledge – Ability – Reinforcement) posits that people must first be aware of the need for a change before they can commit to it. Yet we all know situations where we firmly believe a change is…

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Gardening for a Cause

A group from Highlands Consulting, along with families and friends, recently donated our time to the Sacramento Ronald McDonald House. We spent a few hours on a warm Saturday morning raking leaves, pulling weeds, and trimming trees and shrubs. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home…

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We’ve Moved!

Highlands Consulting has outgrown our former office space on the 15th floor of the Wells Fargo Building in Downtown Sacramento. Our weekly all-staff meetings were getting crowded and our existing lease was ending, so we were pleased to find a new, larger office on the…

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A Special Day for All at the Special Olympics

The Highlands Consulting Team and their families spent Saturday morning giving back to the community by volunteering at Special Olympics Northern California’s Spring Games Competition. The Spring Games were held at the Roseville Aquatics Center and featured swimming, track, and tennis competitions with athletes from…

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Highlands Consulting Runs the CIM Relay!

A relay team from Highlands Consulting ran the California International Marathon last Sunday, December 7, 2014. The annual race starts in Folsom at 7 a.m. and winds through the towns of Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks and Carmichael and into the City of Sacramento for…

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12 Quotes to Inspire Change

Life is all about change no matter how much we want things to stay the same. As human beings, we’re wired to stick with what’s comfortable. Change can bring about a lot of stress because we feel as though it interrupts our everyday lives. No…

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Core Values in Action!

In keeping with our core value to volunteer locally, members of the Highlands Consulting team and their families spent last Saturday morning helping out at the Sacramento Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home for families of children receiving treatment at nearby hospitals.…

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