Consultancy

INSOLAR CONSULTING SERVICES

Insolar Consulting Services is the leadership and management consultancy arm of 24KaratsLife. ICS is focused on building leaders and organizations that have the intention to make the world a better place. We are passionate about building leaders/organizations from scratch and turning them into powerful mercenaries for change. Even though we work with profit-making organizations, our primary mission is to help create and sustain strong non-profit organizations.

Vision

Raising leaders and leading organizations.

Mission

To build individuals and non-profit organizations into exceptional leaders both in life and industry, by working through their challenges, and providing them with lasting solutions for self-sustenance and global impact.

Many leaders start up an organization with wonderful programs and intentions, but lack the ability to sustain it, make it effective and establish it into a trans-generational, value-adding organization. This is where we come in. We help guide you on the best ways to invest in people and systems to make your organization work more effectively. We help you build your organization’s capacity by offering our consultancy services and trainings in the following areas stated below.

*Please note that if you are lagging behind on any of these levels in your organization, then you need us.

1. Aspirations

  • Mission
  • Vision – clarity and boldness
  • Overarching goals

2. Strategy

  • Overall strategy
  • Goals/performance targets
  • Program relevance, and integration
  • Program growth and replication
  • New program development
  • Funding model
  • Sustainability plan

3. Organizational skills

  • Performance management

– Performance measurement

– Performance analysis and program adjustments

  • Planning

– Monitoring of landscape

– Strategic planning

– Financial planning/budgeting

– Operational planning

– Human resources planning

  • Fund-raising and revenue generation

– Fund-raising

– Revenue generation

  • External relationship building and management

– Partnership and alliances development and nurturing

– Local community presence and involvement

  • Other organizational skills

– Public relations and marketing

– Influencing policy making

– Management of legal and liability matters

– Organizational processes: development and use

4. Human resources

  • Staffing levels
  • Board – composition and commitment
  • Board – involvement and support
  • CEO/executive director and/or senior management team

– Passion and vision

– Impact orientation

– People and organizational leadership/effectiveness

– Personal and interpersonal effectiveness

– Analytical and strategic thinking

– Financial judgment

– Experience and standing

  • Management team and staff – dependence on CEO/executive director
  • Senior management team
  • Staff
  • Volunteers

5. Systems and infrastructure

  • Systems

– Planning systems

– Decision making framework

– Financial operations management

– Human resources management – management recruiting, development, and retention

– Human resources management – general staff recruiting, development, and retention

– Human resources management – incentives

– Knowledge management

  • Infrastructure

– Physical infrastructure – buildings and office space

– Technological infrastructure – telephone/fax

– Technological infrastructure – computers, applications, network, and email

– Technological infrastructure – Web site, blog, facebook, twitter, etc

– Technological infrastructure – databases and management reporting systems

6. Organizational structure

  • Board governance
  • Organizational design
  • Inter-functional coordination
  • Individual job design

7. Organizational Culture

  • Performance as shared value
  • Other shared beliefs and values
  • Shared references and practices

 

 

 

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