Strategic planning for health-focused educators, regulators, associations, and charities 


Strategic planning workshop facilitation, available online or in-person. Talk to a facilitator to start building your custom plan today.



Your health-focused organization's strategic plan on one page 


Strategic planning workshop facilitation, available online or in-person. Talk to a facilitator to start building your custom plan today.



Struggling to get your team aligned?

Frustrated with other planning processes that take too long?

Fed up with strategic planning that’s never implemented?

Some of the health-focused organizations we've helped

Now, more than ever, health-focused organizations need to move forward confidently despite unprecedented uncertainty.

Taking six months to create a strategic plan that just sits on a shelf was NEVER effective. In our present context, it puts you at increased risk. However, you still need to make strategic and aligned decisions throughout your entire organization.


You need a strategic plan that is straight-forward and flexible enough that it can be rapidly adjusted to reflect the constant changes in your internal and external environment.   

And, given the current state of healthcare in Canada, you need to create this plan FAST.

This is precisely what our strategic planning workshops deliver; 

a strategic plan that can be summarized on a single page.

Our strategic planning system is built for:



All your team’s strategic thinking is summarized on a single page.



We collaboratively build your plan in as little as three days.



Your One Page Plan provides everything you need to move forward.

Strategic planning is tough.

But it doesn’t have to be.

What sets us apart is that every virtual or in-person strategic planning workshop is delivered by expert facilitators who are ALSO experienced leaders in operational strategy.

As a result, we understand strategic planning AND what is required to action those plans.

Working with health-focused educators, regulators, associations, and charities, we have developed a unique strategic planning system that’s simple, fast, and built for results.

We’ll energize your team, tackle your toughest challenges, and move everyone forward, together.

Best of all, by the end of your strategic planning workshop, you’ll have a clear and concise roadmap to success that fits on a single page.

What Our Clients Say

"We got so much done in a relatively short period of time by getting the right information from the right people and then engaging them in the right way.

As a result, we have elevated our faculty’s profile, our work, and our connections with community and collaborators."

Dean, Dalhousie Univ., Faculty of Health

"They energetically and effectively built consensus while keeping our group focused.

Their innovative one-page planning model is a fresh and efficient approach that was completed quickly while also being easily implementable."

Registrar, Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada

"Their enjoyable and positive process got our board thoroughly engaged and participating.

We now have a very nimble way to identify, prioritize, and plan our future work."

Registrar, Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists

"They created a space for open, honest, and respectful dialogue on challenging topics regarding Indigenous issues with a very diverse group of participants.

Unlike other facilitations I have experienced, they kept us on topic and got the tangible outcomes we required."

Executive Director, First Light

We created a strategic planning process that’s straightforward, fast, adaptable, and, above all, effective. Here’s how it works:  


Reach out so we can learn about your specific challenges and design a planning process that addresses your unique challenges.  


We will take you and your team through a collaborative and engaging process to create your success roadmap – your One Page Plan. 


With everyone (literally) on the same page, you can put your One Page Plan to work as a more engaged, aligned, and effective organization.


Your Strategic Planners

Chaz Thorne


Chaz is a strategist, best-selling author, and multi-award winning filmmaker who has helmed multimillion-dollar companies in entertainment, technology, and agri-tech. As a strategist he has worked with dozens of local, national, and international nonprofits (United Way Toronto, War Child, Diabetes Canada, Right to Play, Habitat for Humanity) and corporate clients from start ups through to multinational public companies (Sun Life, GFL, Weston Foods, Algoma Central, Stantec). 

An MBA graduate of both the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern Univ., Chicago) and Schulich School of Business (York Univ., Toronto), Chaz is also a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF, International Association of Facilitators).

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Lisa Caron BA, MBA

Lisa is a strategist, researcher, and operations-focused leader who believes in the unmatched power of strong personal and business relationships. Having spent much of her career working in marine and aviation safety, she knows her way around highly regulated sectors. Her time in these industries involved mentoring sales and operations teams on sales, distribution, and logistics. Lisa has a B.A. in Psychology and M.B.A., both from Saint Mary’s University.

Nikki Martin BA

Nikki is an award-winning writer, yoga teacher, yoga teacher trainer, and facilitator. As a published author, filmmaker, and biracial woman of colour, her stories are a reflection of her passionate commitment to contributing to more representation showing up in films and literature.

Nikki co-founded the Black Wellness Co-operative, a not-for-profit tasked with bringing wellness and wellness resources to Black, African Nova Scotian, and underserved communities in Nova Scotia. As part of that mission, she works with local fitness and yoga studios, facilitating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training.

Nikki has a B.A. in English from Dalhousie and is a Certified Integral Facilitator through Ten Directions.

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