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Paul M
June 30, 2021
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Overview Deck

Paul M

June 30, 2021
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  1. Vivo Strategies
    Strategy Consulting
    Practice Overview
    2019

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  2. The Work I Am
    Drawn To
    I work with managers and
    leaders who want to “go
    deep,” create exceptional
    work and engage in a human-
    centered way

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  3. Nice to meet you…
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    The Gist
    Paul has over ten years experience working as a strategy consultant to top global
    organizations and non-profits. His expertise is in organizational culture, strategy,
    talent development & operations.
    Superpowers
    A love for “sensemaking” of the big picture combined with a creative hands-on
    attitude to deliver unique solutions to clients
    Favorite Podcast
    EconTalk by Russ Roberts
    Paul Millerd
    Founder & Principal
    Consultant

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  4. #1 Invest in relationships first and look to
    add value to other people
    #2 Be human - do what’s right, not always
    what makes sense on a spreadsheet
    #3 Stay humble, continue to learn and be
    willing to admit mistakes
    #4 Be willing to think different and
    challenge conventional wisdom or practice
    #5 Embrace the Charlie Chaplin quote: “a
    day without laughter is a day wasted”
    FIRM
    PRINCIPLES

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  5. How We Work With Clients
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    • Hands-on consulting support and project
    management for strategic and
    organizational projects
    • Market research and strategic plan
    development
    • Coordination of creative freelancers (e.g.
    web design, graphic design, research,
    consultants)
    Project
    Execution
    • Partnership with senior leaders (e.g. CEO,
    CHRO, Founder) to identify opportunities
    for personal and business growth
    • Ongoing support around best practices,
    new ideas and leadership
    • Collaborative, hands-on and business-
    oriented approach
    Startup
    Advisory &
    Coaching
    • Review of company strategy and people
    strategy
    • Assessment of current culture, mission
    and values through review of materials,
    interviews and surveys
    • Identification of target state culture and
    gaps
    • Roadmap and action planning
    Talent &
    Culture
    Assessment
    • Development of content and facilitation
    of workshops for managers and front-
    line research & knowledge workers
    • Facilitation of existing training programs,
    including advisory on improving content
    • Review of training programs and strategy
    Training &
    Facilitation

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  6. How We Work With Clients
    Embedded In
    Team
    Work on-site with your
    team 1-5 days per
    week
    Remote
    Work with you or your
    team remotely
    leveraging video and
    the latest technology
    Virtual Team
    I work closely with
    your team and also
    leverage a network of
    other highly skilled
    consultants and
    creative freelancers
    Coach / Advisor
    I partner with you as
    a coach and thought
    partner on strategic
    projects and ongoing
    initiatives

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  7. End Product Examples
    Project Examples – 2017 - 2018
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  8. Professional Services: Positioning, Culture & Strategy
    Developed brand storyline
    & branding template,
    articulated competitive
    positioning and defined
    internal culture for 50-
    person professional
    services firm through
    interviews, benchmarking
    and market assessment

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  9. Professional Development & Facilitation
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    Consulting Skills Training
    Program For Mid-Sized
    Software Consulting Firm
    Facilitated in-person trainings for
    all consulting staff on:
    1. Structured Problem Solving
    2. Structure Communication
    3. Persuasive Storytelling

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  10. Website, Video Content, Layout & Design
    See site here => goodjobsinstitute.org

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  11. Interactive Excel Tools

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  12. Executive Presentation & Story Development

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  13. Market Research & Insights: Digital Learning

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  14. Appendix
    Detailed Bio & Past Consulting Project Experience
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    Project Execution – Good Jobs Institute
    • Worked closely with MIT Professor and Executive
    Director to refine mission, values & purpose and to
    create content, website, launch strategy and
    communications for the Good Jobs Institute
    • Worked closely with graphic designers, video editors
    and website developers to ensure high quality,
    consistent messaging and on-time delivery
    CEO Succession – US REIT
    • Developed criteria based on interviews with Board, C-
    Suite and review of overall company strategy
    • Developed framework for assessment that integrated
    experiential and leadership criteria and
    psychometrics
    • Assessed interviews results and developed Board-
    ready presentation with recommendations
    Top Team Effectiveness – Global CPG
    • Led project management for project working with
    global C-level executive team to increase alignment
    behaviors and practices on overall engagement with
    the Board
    • Worked closely with VP of Strategic Projects to
    develop recommendations for maximum buy-in
    • Benchmarked comparable Boards and behaviors
    Business Coaching – Family Office CEO
    • Worked with new CEO of family office to develop
    vision, mission and personal goals around business
    focus and values
    • Helped client define his unique strengths, team goals
    and refine business industries in which to invest
    Additional Project Examples

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  16. Paul Millerd, Founder: Detailed Experience
    10+ Years In Strategy, Operations & Talent Development
    Completed 25+ client projects working with $1B+ public and private company boards
    on Board Effectiveness, Top Team Effectiveness and CEO & Executive Succession.
    Helped launch advisory division in 2017
    CEO Succession & Board Advisory – Russell Reynolds
    Research analyst for global operations practice supporting client teams, completing
    research & analysis, developing insights and practice materials and managing the
    practice with senior partner and practice manager
    Lean Operations & Strategy – McKinsey & Company
    As Knowledge Leader for the global transformation practice, helped to re-launch the
    practice, work with global project teams and developed articles and tools for BCG
    Perspectives working closely with senior Partners and practice experts
    Organizational Transformation – Boston Consulting Group
    a-connect is a contingent staffing firm for freelance strategy consultants
    Served multiple roles, including developing project plans for client projects, being
    staffed as a consultant on projects and leading talent and recruitment of freelance
    consultants for US market
    Future of Work & Talent – a-connect
    Paul Millerd
    Founder

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