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Organizations by Design, LLC

Consulting and Coaching to Nonprofits and Small Businesses
Opening at 10:00 AM
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After many years in leadership and management positions, we find that people expect us to have answers. The reality is, there's always more than one answer. The talent lies in being willing to figure out the one that feels right. We started a blog with the hopes that we and our colleagues can hel...

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Interim Leadership
Our team is available to help an organization through a transitional period or as a cost-efficient way to introduce top-tier thinking into an organization. We recognize interim and on-demand leadership roles are about providing real hands-on leadership versus a more consultativ...

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Organizations by Design's framework for coaching is rooted in Appreciative Inquiry. Our process guides clients through stages that inspire them to an appreciative and empowering view of themselves and their future.Our coaching is a shared experience between the coach and the client. Together, we ...

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We provide consulting, training and publications in the following areas:
- Organizational development and change
- Organizational assessment and evaluation
- Organizational "turnarounds"
- Board development, scenario planning and facilitation
- Nonprofit business development (including earned-...

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J was a coaching client during 2021, and worked on positioning for a promotion and raise - see what happened:

"I wanted to send a quick email letting you know I just got a raise at work!! Thank you so much for all your advice and guidance, it really made a large difference! My new manager said h...

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With our thanks to these clients who trusted Organizations by Design, LLC to assist them in fulfilling their important society-benefitting work (partial list):
- United Way of Northern NJ
- Waterspirit
- Mercer St. Friends, Inc.
- GlassRoots, Inc.
- New Jersey Future
- Housing and Neighborhood De...

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Our Associates

Amie Herman has spent her 30-year career in marketing, organizational development, and non-profit management. Amie has served in several senior leadership roles in non-profit organizations. Amie’s most recent professional role was as the Senior Director of Development and Marketi...

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Barbara Heisler, M.Ed, is Organizations by Design LLC's Managing Member and Senior Consultant.Before devoting her work full time to coaching and organizational consulting, Barbara served as CEO of the innovative arts education nonprofit GlassRoots, where she successfully led the organization thro...

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About us

Organizations by Design, led by Barbara Heisler, supports growth and sustainability strategies for nonprofits through executive coaching, board development, and organizational consulting. Our consultants also provide interim executive leadership for organizations in transition.

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Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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