Explanation of Our Logo


People – Human resources are your most important and non-renewable investment. They can be your competitive advantage, if developed and deployed in the right ways.

Potential – Most people have untapped capability, energy and motivation concerning what they could become and do for themselves and your organization as well as the community in which they live.

Purpose –Core reason for which they exist – What is their mission, calling? We help them get into their own lane for the benefit of themselves AND the company!

Power – Channeling each individual’s unique skills and competencies in a focused way to create synergy – they fulfill their personal and professional purpose(s) as they assist organization in successfully reaching its goals.

Mission:

We are in the People Development Business
Our Target Audience: Entry and middle-level leaders and potential leaders in small- to medium-sized organizations in financial services, pharmaceutical, and IT organizations.

Focus:

Human Resource Consulting

  • Performance Management, Training, Employee Relations, Compensation, HRCI CEU Provider

Leadership Development

  • Organizational and individual development
  • Leadership GPS, Small Group Facilitation

Talent Management

  • Attracting, developing, retaining, and utilizing people with the required skills and aptitude to meet current and future business needs

Employee Engagement

Executive Coaching

We work individually with your high potential individuals who can be developed to move to the next level, and your valued but struggling current and potential leaders who need help stabilizing at the current level

  • We believe that the economy will continue to improve. Will you be ready? Do you have the right people in place with the right skills, behaviors and attitudes to take advantage of strategic opportunities when those doors open or re-open for you?
  • Will you be able to retain your top performers and key employees when other companies begin to increase THEIR hiring?
  • Do your “go-to” people have the skills that they need to help move your company forward?
  • What will it cost you NOT to have your people ready, motivated, developed, and engaged?

Our Competitive Advantages: We understand organizations and the people who work for them. We have a cadre of professionals that can be pulled in to assist you in your organizational and people development challenge. We have a concierge approach to service – we are agile and can move quickly to meet your needs. . . .and, We are very good at what we do with and for you!

About the Company:

20-year-old consulting company, recently relocated to Raleigh, NC, with proven record of success and expertise.

We are Individual and Organizational Development Experts – if you have a people issue, we can help you solve it! We are the people development people! We partner with a cadre of 25 “other” experts to meet your needs.
We also provide organizational solutions related to people which enable small- to medium-sized companies to approach recruit, select, motivate, reward, deploy, evaluate, and develop their human resources… whether one leader, one unit, one division, or one company at a time

Our associates and we also have expertise in:

  • Relationship Counseling
  • Training Design and Delivery
  • Training Material Development
  • Educational Consulting
  • Project Management

About our Partners, Staff and Associates:

We have a cadre of 25 consultants who partner with us for instructional delivery, small group facilitation, executive, career and life coaching, and organizational development. We can pull in the skills that we need on an ad hoc basis, keeping your costs down and maintaining flexibility in what we can do and how quickly we can provide support for you. Our consultants have at least a bachelor’s degree and industry certification or master’s or doctorate degrees. They are part of their own consulting firms and work for us as independent contractors – they are available through us for both long- and short-term engagements. You contract through us, and we manage them for you and don’t add to your administrative burden. We have smooth transitions between engagements and, if needed, during engagements.

Dr. Janice Witt Smith

Dr. Janice Witt Smith has a B.S. degree in Business Management from Indiana University, an MBA with a concentration in HR from Virginia Tech, along with a PhD in human resource management,, organizational behavior, labor relations, and organizational theory and minor in I/O Psychology. Dr. Smith has over 35 years of work experience in a variety of industries and has been an HR consultant since 1989. She is also a professor of management at Winston-Salem State University, recently received the UNC Board of Governor’s Highest Teaching Award, has developed curricula, delivered training, created leadership development programs and small business institutes, created outreach programs for the Triad and Triangle Communities. Our company is an approved site to provide HRCI-certification credits for your HR Professionals as well. I am certified on at least 15 psychological instruments, and am a published author, researcher, and frustrated pianist and tap dancer.

Mr. William “Will” Smith

Mr. William “Will” Smith has over 30 years of experience in financial services, is the CFO and Vice President of J.W. Smith and Associates, LLC. He has a B.S. Degree in Management from Radford University and is an Associate in Claims with an adjustor’s license and experience in investigations, problem solving, negotiations, and conflict management.

We work very closely with the Clemons Group, where President Patrick Clemons has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest, as well as an electrical engineering degree from NC State and national certification as a Project Manager. H. Janelle Clemons is Vice President and is a certified Professional in Human Resources with a degree Management from North Carolina State and over ten years as a compensation analyst and generalist in Human Resource Management and in HR consulting.

We have consultants who are bilingual and can deliver training and coaching in Spanish. We have experience with both for-profit and non-profit organizations, with satisfied customers in educational and religious organizations, healthcare organizations, educational institutions, energy, financial services, and defense organizations, among others.