We use Visual Strategy and Visual Mapping in our projects to capture complex business concepts in easy-to-grasp visuals that create a business narrative revealing common goals, how things work and what needs to be done.
Why? Because visuals make it easier for everyone to Understand, to Convey, and to Remember concepts. Science has proven it.
Our aim is to make things simpler and take the complexity out of any business situation. We bring our visual tools, high-energy facilitation, tested methodologies, industry insights and years of experience to support businesses around the world, working WITH our clients to find solutions together.
The TruVIZ™ Team
Dawn is a Consultant who believes in the vNacelle values of People · Process · Performance. From her 40+ years of business experience, she knows that implementing your processes to improve individual and company performance as well as building and leading your team are integral parts of every business success.
Dawn has a passion for processes and helping entrepreneurs and their teams to capture and implement the stages and tasks of work. She believes that processes and high performing teams go hand in hand. By asking insightful questions and compassionately listening, Dawn leads teams through the steps of process management to achieve improved clarity, better alignment, increased engagement and enhanced communications. All those outcomes lead to a team that is top performing – adding profit to the bottom line.
Dawn’s education includes a MBA with a Management concentration. Her experience ranges from working with entrepreneurs in small businesses including her family’s own business to being part of teams in Fortune 100 and 500 companies in the retail and high-tech sectors. No matter her position – consultant, buyer, supply line manager, department manager, her goal has always been to ensure the highest client satisfaction.
Dawn is described by others as having a great combination of responsibility, organization and optimism. She uses these strengths to get results and help others quickly climb the learning curve for positive continuous improvement.
Dawn’s interests include cooking, tennis, reading, community service and rooting for the Colorado State Rams and the Kansas State Wildcats. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends who like to share that she met her husband in kindergarten.
Elizabeth Lake Ledoux
Elizabeth was born into a long line of entrepreneurs and grew up appreciating the importance of educating and developing the next generations of owners and entrepreneurs. With over 24 years of experience with small to medium-size growth enterprises, she has worked with owners to develop sustained business value growth in both the United States and Canada through entrepreneurial development, focused operational efficiency, effective management team development, and enhanced financial management, measurement and accountability. She has compassionately and effectively taken hundreds of privately-held business owners and their management teams to the next level as they seek to experience accelerated growth, improve their business value, and navigate the process of successful business succession.
Alongside her team at vNacelle, she has created The Entrepreneurial Flight® model – acknowledged as leading-edge thinking for private businesses by a number of leaders and faculty at the Harvard Business School – and also serves as an international speaker, instructor, and the chair for the international chapter of the Women President’s Organization (WPO) in Denver, Colorado.
Elizabeth graduated with honors from the Colorado School of Mines, with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, Elizabeth worked at top companies such as Microsoft, Mobil Oil and Union Oil. Later down the road, Elizabeth became a founding partner of ROCG – a full-service international business advisory and consulting firm, and her Colorado firm was voted one of “The Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses of 2003” by Colorado Biz Magazine.
Pétanque International is a boutique business consultancy with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg. We are an international award-winning business that makes running a business easier. Using proprietary tools and unique visual techniques we work with clients
- to bring a fresh way to plan
- to enhance current structures
- to find new avenues to achieve goals
- to grasp the practicalities of compliance, and
- to find people with the right skills for the job.
We believe in simplifying things because we know that