David Norman’s experience offers an innovative approach to leadership improvement within the entrepreneurial arena. His 45 years of management consulting experience has focused primarily around small businesses and creating an environment of accountability. With a hands-on knowledge of many business dimensions including accounting, finance, budgets as well as change dimensions such as succession planning, and the culture of leadership, David has the knowledge to help his clients grow personally and professionally. Because of this, he is comfortable moving between roles as a coach and as a consultant, allowing his members to really see the 360-degree view of their business. You’ll often hear David use the term “carefrontational” which combines both the need to confront important issues but in a caring way.
It is David’s warmth coupled with firm convictions about core leadership skills that makes him a model for leadership. He strongly believes the subset to creating leaders involves listening, asking questions and rewarding people; and provides a safe haven to do just that.
David Norman, holds the designation, “Certified Management Consultant,” from the Institute of Management Consultants, the only accrediting body requiring client references, evidence of successful engagements, and completion of a sitting examination on ethical practices. Click here to see the Code of Ethics adopted by the Institute of Management Consultants on January 8, 1991. David Norman’s practice strictly adheres to this code of ethics. Further, Norman has been awarded (2018) the highest recognition in management consulting in U.S., FIMC, Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants USA, and internationally in 2017 with the recognition as CMC-AF, Academic Fellow, ICMCI (International Council of Management Consulting Institutes), the only such award to an American.