Oakland, CA

Pamela Rich, Director and Founder of Rich Solutions, is an education activist and experienced teacher. She holds an MA in Organization Development, which she uses to build the capacity of non-profit organizations to become healthier, more efficient, and more effective. Pam is versatile in cutting-edge Organization Development strategies including Action Research, Process Mapping, Appreciative Inquiry, World Cafe, and Design Thinking. Her deep commitment to lasting and positive change inspires her continual passion of moving clients to determine their own /rich solutions. She lives in Oakland, CA.
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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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