San Francisco Bay Area

Michael is passionate about helping people grow to their fullest potential. He accomplish this through combining his 20 years plus experience in food service, ranging from culinary and pastry arts in the back of the house to operations management and training in the front of the house. Michael believes that developing staff performance through training, coaching and mentoring is essential to maintaining account retention, building client relations, and improving profitability for the organization. Finally, it is also good for the individual's esteem, work and life skills.​

ASK MATT Solution

Based on one great idea and a decade of research by award winning scholars, ASK MATT provides a fresh, fun, and collaborative approach to challenge of creating useful strategic plans and consistent follow through.

Gathered around a table, each person adds their understanding to a map. The scoring system ensures that the shared understanding is greater than the sum of its parts. The map provides a guide for more effective problem solving and decision making with tradeoffs, options, and important leverage points to help your organization get the most results for the least effort.

Strategic Planning 3.0 Whitepaper

Every leader has a sense of purpose — an inner drive to support the success of the mission — whether it is a non-profit, community collaboration, or private firm. A good leader also has a sense of adventure, balanced by sound judgment. To be successful, a leader needs a good “map.” A map is a critical tool to help a business leader find out:

  • Where she is (the business environment)
  • Where she is trying to go (goals and objectives)
  • How best to get there (what action is required)
  • How to avoid dangerous terrain (what market activities might be predicted) 

Without a good map, the firm may be led into a quagmire — or worse...  

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