Find a New Way Forward

Online and in-person services designed to help human-first leaders and individuals make a difference for themselves, their organizations, and their teams.

You’re ready to attract, develop, and engage your leaders and employees. You want the right people in the right roles achieving their goals in a way that makes everyone proud.    

With this one-on-one partnering experience, you’ll get a roadmap outlining where to start, how to prioritize, and what you’ll need for the journey. We’ll work together to develop your internal processes, build your toolbox, and get practices in place that help your people flourish.

This option is ideal for business owners, leaders of small to mid-sized organizations, HR leaders, or organizations that don’t have an HR department. 

Customize Your Experience to Include: 

  • Learning paths that clearly communicate what your employees and leaders need to learn in order to succeed in their roles and have the ability to take a human-first approach at work. 
  • Program design that will bring your learning paths to life and provide clear steps for your team.  
  • Education blueprint to outline start-to-finish what happens for new employees or new to position employees on the first day, within the first 30-days and beyond! 
  • Position agreements to create clarity and alignment about what’s expected for each position and as a human-first leader and/or employee.
  • Performance management toolkit to set leaders and employees up for success when it comes to expectations, feedback, and summarizing performance.
  • Employer brand messaging to communicate your value proposition for current and future employees. 

Includes: 

  • Human-first Workplace Assessment 
  • (2) 90-minute one-on-one sessions
  • Working sessions (as needed)

Starts at $1,500 per month
(minimum three month commitment, monthly payments available)

You want your team to be able to perform a new interpersonal skill (like having hard conversations, engaging in conflict in a creative way, giving feedback, etc.) 

With the Cultivate experience, we’ll work to first get clarity about your desired outcomes and what’s at stake. Then, we’ll partner to execute a strategy that provides the right combination of learning, tools, and resources to help your team learn and grow so that they’re able to reach the desired outcomes. 

This is ideal for business owners, leaders, and directors who are looking to help their team change or develop a specific interpersonal skill. 

Customize Your Experience to Include: 

  • Individual assignments that will prepare each person for learning sessions with reading, reflection, and practice recommendations. 
  • Live learning sessions to help your team learn new skills, increase self awareness, and build their toolbox. 
  • Group coaching sessions to practice and apply the learning and get real-time feedback. 
  • Individual development plans to outline the plan and guide individuals in the right direction.
  • Skill assessments to benchmark, track, and measure everyone’s progress. 
    • Includes: 
    • Welcome kit to onboard your team (overview of goals, strategy, what to expect, etc.)
    • (2) 3-hour learning sessions
    • (3) 90-minute follow-up sessions 
    • Working sessions (as needed) 
    • Ongoing email support

    YOUR INVESTMENT:
    Starts at $2,750 per month
    (minimum four-month commitment, monthly payments available)

    You’re ready to put your finger on the pulse of your workplace’s climate and culture and get intentional about creating a human-first organization. You’re also ready to show your team it’s not just about “being in the know,” but taking action. 

    With this start-to-finish process we’ll start by gaining a clear picture of your climate and culture, then we’ll work together to design an action plan that combines just the right mixture of learning sessions, coaching, tools, and more to lead your department or organization through culture development, strengthening, and/or change.

    Customize Your Experience to Include: 

    • Strategy session to align on messaging, timeframe, and rollout. 
    • Launch sessions to build trust, establish expectations, and build a container for leaders and employees to be brave. 
    • Surveys to benchmark, track, and measure progress. 
    • Interviews and focus groups to get specific, actionable insights and to help people feel seen and heard. 
    • Feedback report to summarize the data and recommendations. 
    • Action planning to guide prioritization and next steps. 
    • Live learning sessions to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Small group coaching sessions to reinforce learning and guide people through the messiness of trying, failing, and trying again, or identifying small changes to make to increase effectiveness. 
    • Ongoing email support for real-time guidance.

    YOUR INVESTMENT:
    Starts at $6,750 per month
    (minimum four-month commitment, monthly payments available)

    You’re in a pickle and need guidance right away! This is for the leader who is experiencing a difficult situation, or feeling stuck for one reason or another. 

    We’ll work together to unpack the situation and what you’re experiencing and then walk through your options providing insight and recommendations about your unique situation. Get guidance on how to best manage the situation (and with a human-first approach!). 

    Get speedy assistance to help you: 

    • Identify and process hard emotions in a healthy way.  
    • Unpack feedback from the people involved and get clarity about what’s actionable and your next steps. 
    • Understand the role you played in the situation and what you own versus what you don’t. 
    • Clarify what you want now and in the future. 
    • Reality check your story with a fresh, objective point of view. 
    • Define the root cause clearly so you can solve the right problem.
    • Role play the conversation you want to have and practice responding to different scenarios.
    • Outline a plan of action to clean up the situation and make amends (if needed).

    Includes: 

    • Life line reflection questions (to help you maximize your session) – worksheet? 
    • One 45-60 minute session
    • One 10-15 minute check-in (within 7-10 days)
    • Ongoing email support (7-10 days after)
    • Recap of action items
    • Resources and tools

    PACKAGE $375 

    You’re a leader who’s ready to level-up your skills, become more effective in your role, and take a human-first approach. 

    Whether you’re a tenured leader, a new leader, or headed toward your first leadership role, this option is a customized approach designed to help you reach the next level in your leadership journey. We’ll partner together to develop a plan, identify the right steps and tools, and guide you through the process to reaching your personal goals. 

    Customize your experience to include: 

    • Individual development plan which can include work and/or personal areas of focus. 
    • Skill assessment to benchmark, track, and measure your progress. 
    • Observation sessions to get feedback on how you’re showing up in the workplace, with your team, or other critical meetings and events. 
    • Role play conversations you want to have and practice responding to different scenarios.
    • Live learning experiences to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Online learning course to get new skills, and build your toolbox at your own pace. 

    Includes: 

    • (12) 45-60 minute one-on-one sessions
    • Recap of your Action Items
    • Resources and Tools 
    • (1) Life Line Partnering Session (if needed) with priority scheduling
    • Ongoing email support

    Starts at $1,850 per month
    (minimum three month commitment, monthly payments available)

    You want to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitude to be a great leader, but your organization doesn’t offer development opportunities related to leading people effectively. Get high quality learning as well as one-on-one and peer coaching with this signature development program. 

    We’ll partner together to get a pulse on where you’re at and develop an individualized plan. Then, you’ll engage in a community of like-minded leaders where you’ll gain access to high-quality learning experiences as you learn from peers and share experiences. 

    Customize your experience to include: 

    • Individual development plan which can include your personalized areas of focus for work and/or personal goals. 
    • Skill assessment to benchmark, track, and measure your progress. 
    • Observation sessions to get feedback on how you’re showing up in the workplace, with your team, or other critical meetings and events. 
    • Role play conversations you want to have and practice responding to different scenarios.
    • Live learning experiences to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Online learning courses to get new skills, and build your toolbox at your own pace. 

    Includes: 

    • Welcome kit
    • Orientation session
    • Reading, reflection, and practice guides
    • (3) one-on-one sessions
    • (24) group coaching sessions
    • (14) recorded lessons 
    • Ongoing email support
    • (2) Life Line Partnering Session (if needed) 

    Investment: $7,150
    (13-month commitment, monthly payments available)

    For the leader who wants to develop a specific competency or skill with other human-first leaders. With a Retreat experience, you finally have a chance to carve out space in your schedule and be intentional about learning new skills and developing your abilities. Reconnect with nature as you reconnect with yourself and take part in a transformational learning experience designed to help you re-energize as you also learn and develop your leadership abilities. 

    Your Experience Includes: 

    • Live learning experience to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Peer learning to get coaching and feedback through practice and application. 
    • Self care practices to reconnect with yourself and nature. 

    Including: 

    • Welcome kit
    • 30-minute one-on-one session
    • Recommended reading, reflection, and practice guide
    • Email support

    Starts at: $595

    The Connect community is a collection of like-minded leaders all on a personal journey to self-development and learning. Collaborate and connect with other human-first leaders as you access high quality learning videos and training tools all designed to help you develop personally and professionally. 

    • Leadership Online Community to crowdsource feedback, ideas, and get real-time peer support.
    • Access to Video Library for bite-sized lessons, insights, and how-to’s. 
    • Access to Tools, Practices and Quick Reference Guides for gaining micro-practices and habits to shift your experience. 
    • Submit to Monthly “Ask Amber” Videos for answers to specific questions, needs, or challenges. 
    • Reading lists and book reviews with Amber’s recommended reading, takeaways, and reflection questions.

    – COMING SOON –

    You’re in a pickle and need guidance right away! This partnering is for individuals who are experiencing a difficult situation, or feeling stuck for one reason or another. 

    We’ll work together to unpack the situation and what you’re experiencing and then walk through your options providing insight and recommendations about your unique situation. Get guidance on how to best manage the situation (and with a human-first approach!). 

    Get speedy assistance to help you: 

    • Identify and process hard emotions in a healthy way.  
    • Unpack feedback from the people involved and get clarity about what’s actionable and your next steps. 
    • Understand the role you played in the situation and what you own versus what you don’t. 
    • Clarify what you want now and in the future. 
    • Reality check your story with a fresh, objective point of view. 
    • Define the root cause clearly so you can solve the right problem.
    • Role play the conversation you want to have and practice responding to different scenarios.
    • Outline a plan of action to clean up the situation and make amends (if needed).

    Includes: 

    • Life line reflection questions (to help you maximize your session) – worksheet? 
    • One 45-60 minute session
    • One 10-15 minute check-in (within 7-10 days)
    • Ongoing email support (7-10 days after)
    • Recap of action items
    • Resources and tools 

    Package: $375

    You want to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitude to become a valuable contributor on your team, but your organization doesn’t offer development opportunities. Get high quality learning as well as one-on-one and peer coaching with this signature development program. 

    We’ll partner together to get a pulse on where you’re at and develop an individualized plan. Then, you’ll engage in a community of like-minded humans where you’ll gain access to high-quality learning experiences as you learn from peers and share experiences. 

    Customize your experience to include: 

    • Individual development plan which can include your personalized areas of focus for work and/or personal goals. 
    • Skill assessment to benchmark, track, and measure your progress. 
    • Observation sessions to get feedback on how you’re showing up in the workplace, with your team, or other critical meetings and events. 
    • Role play conversations you want to have and practice responding to different scenarios.
    • Live learning experiences to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Online learning courses to get new skills, and build your toolbox at your own pace. 

    Includes: 

    • Welcome kit
    • Orientation session
    • Reading, reflection, and practice guide
    • (3) One-on-one Sessions
    • (12) Group Sessions
    • (7) Recorded Lessons 
    • Ongoing Email Support
    • (1) Life Line Session (if needed)

    Investment: $2,995
    (7-month commitment/monthly payments available)

    For individuals who want to develop a specific competency or skill with other human-first people. With a Retreat experience, you finally have a chance to carve out space in your schedule and be intentional about learning new skills and developing your abilities. Reconnect with nature as you reconnect with yourself and take part in a transformational learning experience designed to help you re-energize as you also learn and develop your abilities. 

    Your Experience Includes: 

    • Live learning experience to get new skills, increase self awareness, and build your toolbox.
    • Peer learning to get coaching and feedback through practice and application. 
    • Self-care practices to reconnect with yourself and nature. 

    Including: 

    • Welcome kit
    • 30-minute one-on-one session
    • Recommended reading, reflection, and practice guide
    • Ongoing email support

    Starts at: $595 

     The Connect community is a collection of like-minded individuals all on a personal journey to self-development and learning. Collaborate and connect with other human-first people as you access high quality learning videos and training tools all designed to help you develop personally and professionally. 

    • Individual Online Community to crowdsource feedback, ideas, and get real-time peer support.
    • Access to Video Library for bite-sized lessons, insights, and how-to’s. 
    • Access to Tools, Practices and Quick Reference Guides for gaining micro-practices and habits to shift your experience. 
    • Submit to Monthly “Ask Amber” Videos for answers to specific questions, needs, or challenges. 
    • Reading lists and book reviews with Amber’s recommended reading, takeaways, and reflection questions. 

    – COMING SOON –  

     

    What Does It Mean to Be Human-First?

    Everything changes when you put people first. Businesses that start with a human-first approach ask different questions. Instead of just asking “how will the company benefit?” or “how will we profit?” they figure out how they can create both a customer experience and an employee experience that delivers the best to people and brings out the best in people. When organizations are able to put humans first, they can create sustainable success for themselves and the communities they impact. 

    Human-First Organizations Ask:

    Internally (Employee Experience)
    What’s the exchange of value?
    Why would people want to work here?
    How can I inspire more personal ownership and innovation in my people?
    How are our people (not our products) our most valuable asset?
    What kind of impact can we have on the lives of the people who make up our organization – their families, their community? 

    Externally (Customer Experience)
    Instead of asking “I have X number of widgets, how do I make people buy these?” We ask “what do problems/needs/wants do people have and how does our widget help?”
    What’s the exchange of value for our customers?
    What do they really want or need? ?
    How can we serve them even better

    We appreciate StartHuman’s ability to work shoulder-to-shoulder with us to co-create customized solutions and programs for our employees. We have seen positive, tangible results and an increase in engagement and skill development from those on our team who have participated in the programs. 

    Morgan Massie

    Senior Manager of Client Services, TriNet

    Working with StartHuman the past two years has been a transformative experience for our organization. [StartHuman] became partners who were invested in my team and what we were trying to accomplish as an organization. The level of authenticity towards my team members is what separates them from other trainers and coaches I’ve worked with. They care about you as a person not just a client.

    Josh Ashcroft

    Chief Housing Officer, Eastern Washington University

    StartHuman gave us a shared language with which we can effectively communicate with one another, especially when having difficult conversations. Courses like Management Essentials and Self-Leadership have given our people-leaders tools to lead their teams with integrity and open communication. Our team has built a workplace we can be proud of and that was recognized when we were awarded 1st place as "The Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada" in 2018 and 2019.

    Sharon Chamberlain

    Chief Executive Officer, Northern Nevada HOPES

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