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What do people say about Claude, Gail and their work?

About Gail Terry Grimes...

"Thank you so much for your generous heart and for your absolutely essential skill and knowledge on the case statement for the Tibetan refugee camp. It?s been a total pleasure working with you."

Kathleen Gorman
Campaign Director
YTDR Foundation, Manpat Tibetan Refugee Settlement Project


"I really appreciate Gail taking the time to prepare and to present to our faculty the intricacies of using on-line and blended course formats. Her ideas were thought-provoking and added to the overall effectiveness of the program and to the excitement people felt about using the tools in their own classes. She truly excited faculty to try the various techniques in their own classes.

"Thanks so much for all your help and good work at Dominican."

James Boitano, Dean
School of Arts & Sciences
Dominican University of California


About Claude Whitmyer...

"Claude Whitmyer is one of the most thorough, versatile and effective consultants I know. The breadth of his business knowledge and his demonstrated commitment to integrity and social responsibility make him a uniquely gifted business advisor and management consultant. Through FutureU and Noren, Claude truly makes a high value contribution to each project he undertakes."

Christian Forthomme, MBA, Founder
RealChange Network


"Claude exhibited thought leadership and wonderful facilitation driving a complicated situation - both organizationally and technically to completion."

Peter Gaston, CTO, Partner
Audibilities, LLC


"Claude is a deep water community builder and networker. He was in on the ground floor of the PC revolution in the '80s and has learned his way up with it, inventing and evolving many useful solutions. He has tirelessly supported right livelihood approaches to business, and other sensible strategies for the new century."

David Sibbet, Inventor of "Group Graphics"
Founder, The Grove


"Claude is a seer of extraordinary sagacity. He has helped me and many others into developing a clearer view of self and one's potential and uniqueness. He is also a pleasure working with in developing organizational capacity for excellence. "

Whitney Vosburgh
Artist and Branding Consultant
Whitney and Company


"Claude was my instructor at CIIS in the MA Business program which was conducted in large part over the internet. He showed patience, humor and wisdom. Claude is a maverick a real entrepreneur, smart, creative and determined and working with him offers many benefits."

Debra Amerson, Founder
Plantris


"Claude is a thorough teacher and a knowledgeable mentor. Under Claude's tutelage and supervision, I experienced dramatic growth, both professionally and personally."

Roberto Aponte, Founder
Visionary Events


What Do Good Business Clients Say?

Some Business Client Testimonials

"It is helpful to look at my business with your kind of overview to see where things have been missing and make the changes needed. I appreciate your help."

AS, Commercial Artist, San Francisco


"We are impressed with your ability to educate and understand. You have a good feel for the special needs of non-profit organizations."

NS, Non-profit Development Director, San Francisco


"We were quite glad you changed your plans so that you could be with us. Not only did you contribute to the bankers' thinking, you contributed to ours, too! We look forward to working with you on other projects."

MT, Management Consultant, Boulder, Colorado


"The consultations I did with you were definitely an important factor in the rapid gains in my business. I have taken your suggestions and support to heart and they have greatly strengthened me and my work."

DP, Therapist, San Francisco


"You've done a terrific job. The Company and I thank you! My first and stronger reaction to the Quick Guide (documentation) is EXCELLENT!!!"

KB, Corporate Communications Manager, San Francisco


"What I get from your workshops is a chance to assimilate what right livelihood means."

D.M., Legislative Analyst


"I truly enjoyed the seminar, both for its content and for the insights it gave me about a certain "quality" of being in business that you certainly embody."

C.F., College Administrator


"I enjoyed your workshop very much and hope you'll agree to do it again soon. Let us know your availability and we will arrange for more of our staff to attend."

L.M., Vocational Counselor


"The workshop was very well thought out and organized. It provided helpful and thoughtful information, and it was fun. It helped me confirm that I am not ready at this time to start my own business."

R.Z., Fledgling Entrepreneur


"Your study course gave me a profound experience of receiving services from a business conducted in the spirit of right livelihood. I am now both further along and more solidly on a new and gratifying path."

R.F., Corporate Manager


What Do Good Work Guidance Clients Say?

Career Guidance Testimonials

"Thank you for your good energy and help. I enjoyed it very much and appreciate your good ideas and commitment."

DL, Produce Distributor, Palo Alto, California


"It felt good to talk about the issues I'm facing and to be understood. I appreciate the concrete suggestions and look forward to another session."

KG, Market Researcher, San Francisco


"I learned a lot from our session. You answered questions I'd had for years. It was good to have someone so knowledgeable to work with."

ZS, Architect, San Francisco


About FutureU (Our online meeting, learning, and teaming work).

It's not the technology. It's what you do with it!

"The program that you provided our 160+ online faculty members and several staff was immediately relevant to the context of teaching and learning at Thompson Rivers University. You clearly took the time needed to understand our needs and to tailor the training program to those needs. We received many comments from our faculty attesting to the time and effort you put into this endeavour. It seemed many times that you went over and above what was expected of you in regards to the amount of time that you spent answering questions and troubleshooting problems. "

Dr. Valerie Peachey, Director Program Delivery
Thompson Rivers University
Open Learning Division


"...the quality of the training program was excellent with the vast majority of our faculty indicating increased competence in using both Elluminate Live! and Blackboard CE."

Colin Madland, E-Learning Facilitator
Thompson Rivers University
Open Learning Division


"The people at FutureU are creative thinkers and revolutionary educators, combining technological sophistication with highly developed people skills. A pleasure to work with, reliable, thorough and innovative."

Lisa Faithorn, Ph.D.
Cultural Anthropologist
NASA Ames


"Thanks so much for a very productive training "suite" of programs!! I couldn't be happier with the outcomes, given our time constraints. I look forward to developing a more realistic and even more effective training strategy for next year."

Terry Ratcliff, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Center for Adult and Extended Education
Dominican University of California


"It has been marvelous to work with you. Thank you for your mentorship and guidance....I am impressed with the professional and kind service I have received."

Denise Lucy, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Institute of Leadership Studies
Dominican University of California


"Excellent...Exceeded expectations."

Larry Banks, Ph.D. Dean
College of Natural and Applied Sciences
Missouri State University


"Thank you for all your insight and extremely well-prepared and informative e-learning materials!"

Nathan D. Wong healthcare executive
American Hospital Association Health Forum Fellow


"I wish everyone could read these ebooks."

Maria Shea, healthcare executive
American Hospital Association Health Forum Fellow


"In all my 15 years here, we've never had this much interest in a workshop before from the faculty."

Ricardo Diez, Ph.D.
Title V Project Director
Interamerican University


"We received a *glowing* review of your presentation at Santa Barbara!!"

Joe Georges, Project Director
California Virtual Campus


 

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