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Facilitation


Facilitation and Negotiation

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Facilitation


Facilitation and Negotiation

  • Create opportunities for collaboration between peers,
  • Think inside the box: work within your constraints, while innovating,
  • Create new community connections and opportunities for civic engagement,
  • Generate community empathy through moderated discourse.
 

 
"We saw Ethan's energy at work as he facilitated with ease, enthusiasm, and humility. A true connector, Ethan was always there to help sponsors and participants alike. His empathy makes asking questions comfortable."
Maryem Biadillah, Ministry of Economic Development, Bermuda
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"After thorough research, Ethan designed and facilitated a fantastic one-day workshop with 14  stakeholders representing city, schools, community based organizations and parents. Ethan is a terrific facilitator, and he  helped set the stage for us to create Find It Cambridge."
Nancy Tauber, Executive Director, Cambridge Kids' Council
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"I worked with Ethan for six years at two different companies. His approach was always innovative, and his out-of-the-box thinking made him a pleasure to work with. His attitude and ability to facilitate people in situations of disagreement makes him exceptional."
- Anthony Nutile, Customer Service Manager, MarkForged
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Service Design


Service Design and Design Thinking

Service Design


Service Design and Design Thinking

  • Develop internal innovation programming,
  • Validate your ideas with customers before you start building,
  • Keep development costs low until you're ready,
  • Gain empathy with your customer by betterunderstanding their needs,
  • Generate opportunities by examining yourcustomer's journey,
  • Harness the creativity of your organization in minimal time,
 

 
"Ethan is a high-energy collaborator and catalyst. Not only does he have the mind of an organizer, he pursues the highest goals for the group, while actively participating in the outcome. His level or personal involvement and commitment raises the bar for everyone involved."
Jesse Buckley, Video Producer, SimpliSafe
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"Ethan created an environment where it was easy to flourish. He provided support, materials, and any connections that he thought might be helpful to us. An event that could have easily been chaotic was structured, professional, and productive. I hope to have the chance to work with Ethan again soon."
Hannah Raudsepp, US Marketing Manager, BovControl
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"Ethan helped facilitate and lead many design-driven initiatives at Constant Contact. He brings cross-functional groups together, teaching them now to understand constraints on business and user experience. Through design thinking methods, he helped our team identify the problem we really need to solve."
Chris Chiusano, Prinicpal UX Designer, Autodesk
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Business Strategy


Business Strategy and Optimization

Business Strategy


Business Strategy and Optimization

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  • Create and deploy intuitive, simple content automation,
  • Save time and generate sales leads and energy on marketing with content automation,
  • Cut waste from organizational friction, and improve employee relations,
  • Establish sales referral networks to gain new, loyal customers.
  • Create new opportunities for engagement with your clients.
 

 
"We worked with Ethan and his team in 2012 in an intensive revenue augmentation and operational bootcamp. The sessions were invaluable, and looking back, it got us to side-step major mistakes, pushing gross income from 5k a year to 15k a month"
Kevin McMorrow, Principal Owner, IUN
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"Ethan helped me work through some feasibility concerns on an ambitious project. He has incredible insight and an a hard-earned toolkit that helped me make a wise choice. I'm in a stronger position now and I attribute much of that to Ethan's consultation."
James Arthur, Experiential Design Mgmt, Creosphere
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"His intelligence, passion, and his thoughtful, holistic approach to problem solving is refreshingly honest and straightforward. His approach is such that solving a problem will come from a combination of everyone's perspectives. In a nuthsell, Ethan Rocks."
James Arthur, Experiential Design Mgmt, Creosphere
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Events


Event and Innovation Space Planning

Events


Event and Innovation Space Planning

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  • Engage your organization with creative collaboration,
  • Create unique opportunities for collaboration,
  • Arrange event logistics, layout, and marketing.
  • Generate buzz about events before they begin.
 

 
"We were uncertain how the first StartUp Weekend in Bermuda was going to go. Ethan got participants engaged from the start. Ethan was able to assess the comfort level of the participants and adjust content and expectations on the fly. An overwhelmingly positive experience for all involved."
Nicholas Kempe, VP, Bermuda Forwarders Ltd.
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"Ethan is skilled at creating an environment of collaboration, fair play, and engagement, without sacrificing outcomes. He is driven to get the absolute best from people while remaining ever mindful of individual needs. Ethan is tireless when it comes to ensuring that all voices are heard and he encourages people to think creatively, inspiring others to put their best foot forward."
- Kristen Weber, Communications Lead, Code for Boston

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"As lead organizer and facilitator for multiple Startup Weekend events, Ethan’s ability to plan ahead AND wow the crowd paid off with insanely fun, productive, and inspiring weekends."
Hao Chen, Director, Web Services, Apitronics
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Workshops


Workshops and Learning

Workshops


Workshops and Learning

  • Learn negotiation, facilitation, presentation, and design thinking methods,
  • Integrate new services for employee health and wellness.
  • Organize your needs and how to address them with government,
  • Learn methods to demonstrate a unified voice in creating change.
 

 
"Ethan is a big picture guy who will keep your team focused on the highest order opportunities. We have always been impressed and enriched when we've worked with Ethan."
Bill Kenney, Founder, Test My Pitch
"I participated in two InnoJams (internal hackathons) that were led by Ethan. It was quickly clear to me that Ethan is a passionate leader who seizes opportunities to connect diverse individuals in an effort to enable their best work to emerge."
- Deanna Briggs, Software Product Manager, Constant Contact
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"Ethan is a natural facilitator and creative impresario. He knows how to run a structured yet productive innovation session while providing participants room to think, expand, and grow their ideas. He's fast, informal, and funny - all keys to driving successful outcomes."
- Zephrin Lasker, Head of Mobile & Social Product, Constant Contact