Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF) an IRS designated 501 (c)(3), nonprofit organization began in 2005 serving wounded military service members returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. In 2016,...
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Soles4Souls is a non-profit social enterprise that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. They aim to disrupt the cycle of poverty by serving those in need, creating opportunities and protecting the...
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Since our founding over 32 years ago, DB&A® has valued working with purpose and creating a meaningful impact. Since 2013, DB&A has partnered with Make-a-Wish foundation and has donated more than $25,000 to grant the lifetime wishes of children battling...
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Most leaders have a vision to drive excellence in their organizations, but one of the biggest hindrances to driving that improvement is the fact that man leaders have the tendency to get fixated on the challenges around them in terms...
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In my experience, influencing others in a positive manner produces positive outcomes. Here is a four-step process that I follow: Step 1: Check My Motivations I must understand why I am having particular interactions. Is it to assist the other...
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Many companies fall victim to the fallacy of pursuing solutions through technology, capital or trendy initiatives. They commit significant amounts of time and resources without reaping the benefits expected. Why? Leaders forget the importance of human intervention. They assume the...
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The more I interact with people, the more I find that the most important tenant of leadership is influencing others.  What does the word “influence” mean to you?  Influencing others to do what you want for your personal benefit or...
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When organizations make the decision to transition from capital investments to human capital investments, DB&A’s model of intensive coaching at all levels of management can maximize the financial return and provides the sustainability to continuously improve on a foundation built from “grass root”...
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At the completion of a project when behavioral change is driven within an organization, almost everyone has a sigh of relief thinking that the hard work is done. However, the fact is it has just begun. Now comes sustainment of the changes....
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Problems and issues abound in organizations. To improve operations, managers often use training as a means of addressing surface-level issues. In an attempt to “move the needle,” many businesses spend millions annually on training tools, systems, and various programs. Unfortunately,...
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