Learning is the critical component of a high performance mission-driven organization. Learning involves the right leadership and culture, with a clear dedication to the continuous improvement of client outcomes.
Debra founded DBN & Associates, L3C to help leaders learn with a focus on improving results. She helps clients maintain momentum, curiosity, reflection, focus and rigor.
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Vision: Social change is defined by client outcomes, rather than well-intentioned programs and activities.
Mission: DBN partners with mission-driven leaders to effectively manage for client results. DBN guides social sector organizations toward high performance by sharing extensive expertise and nuanced tools to create a culture of learning and to continually improve.
Debra is much more than a facilitator, which sets her apart from many other consultants we have hired. She produces valuable original work based on what she learned from our team combined with her own considerable experience and expertise.
- Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. (Albert Einstein)
- Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. (Theodore Levitt)
- Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. (Confucius)
- Courage is simply doing whatever is needed in pursuit of the vision. (Peter M. Senge)
- When so many things divide us - race, class, ethnicity, religion, politics, and money -
results have a power to unite us. (Mark Friedman)
- Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. (William Plomer)
- When humor goes, there goes civilization. (Erma Bombeck)