IAS_LOGO2-88px highIAS embraces the model of a beehive as the optimal organizational structure. Hives function with great effectiveness and efficiency. A clear hierarchy exists, the right workers are in the right jobs, and the result is an organization that abounds with honey. IAS has the expertise and experience necessary to transform any organization into an operational beehive.

IAS helps you put the right people, programs, processes, and systems in place to transform your organization’s uniqueness into a foundation for success.


How to NOT Become a ‘Know-It-All’

Beginning, maintaining, and growing a small to medium sized business or passion area in the non-for-profit realm presents a balance and a dance that must be encouraged and supported. Often the drive to keep the business or organization running day to day is where the... read more

Why Use a Behavioral Assessment Tool?

As a consultant working with organizations we use a personality profiling tool with every client. I favor a simple but effective survey called ProScan.  There are a lot of benefits to using an assessment tool. The first benefit for me as a consultant is that gives me... read more

What I have learned about networking

Well it’s been almost three and half years since I started this thing they call networking. It’s a bit complicated and certainly took some getting used to but I have actually learned to enjoy it. I thought I might share a few things I have learned along the way: Go... read more

10 Time-Management Tips That Work – Tip # 8

“Practice not answering the phone just because it’s ringing and e-mails just because they show up. Disconnect instant messaging. Don’t instantly give people your attention unless it’s absolutely crucial in your business to offer an immediate human response. Instead, schedule a time to answer email and return phone calls.”

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A Simple Time-Management Tool

I love this tip for time management from an Entrepreneur article! I learned this at a Dale Carnegie Leadership seminar at some point in my past life as an executive director at a nonprofit and actually tried it and found it to be very beneficial. I must confess I no... read more

Getting to those darn Performance Appraisals!

One of the things I see with almost every client I work with is the difficulty every manager faces in completing performance appraisals, also called evaluations. The primary issue is that most managers do not do any documenting throughout the year on their employee’s... read more