Testimonials

Before Steaming Kettle, we used to spend a lot of time and effort doing the easy parts of strategic planning; now we spend less time and effort doing harder stuff.

--Steve Goodrich, Director of Realization, Oregon Catholic Press 

 

“Great class! I learned about what it takes to be a leader while you are implementing change.” 

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“[I loved] using my organization as a framework for a positive mindset. [We learned] how to prepare for change and embrace it as it progresses.”

--Anonymous, City of Portland 

 

“Chris did an incredible job encouraging dialogue even when it was critical, opinionated, or challenging[...]. I think he did a wonderful job of being respectful of dissenting opinions and perspectives while keeping the class on track.”

--Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“Chris has a great energy and very clearly understands this topic. Perfect mix of discussion and worksheets. Worksheets are extremely useful and I will use them to guide me in the future.”

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“I will be able to apply the concepts in the class at my job right away.”

--Anonymous, City of Portland 

 

“The course was very engaging with a good balance of presentation vs. activity. What I especially appreciate is how approachable the material is.”

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“Excellent facilitator. Kept us engaged and provided real-world insights on change management, leadership skills, and knowledge.”

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“Chris’s energy is intoxicating!! He is knowledgeable, well spoken, & an expert on the topic.” 

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

 

“This may have been the best course I’ve ever taken, seriously. Thank you!”    

 --Anonymous, City of Portland

I thought the facilitated closing session was very valuable and I was really impressed with the amount of feedback you were able to glean in a very short period of time. It was a good note to end the project on and it reflected well on the quality of the consulting we are getting.  

--Aaron Z. IT Systems Development Lead, Energy Trust of Oregon