What Works: The Proven Secrets To Professional Greatness
Howard is a partner at Management
Associates, an international management consulting firm,
which he founded over a quarter-century ago. Prior to that he served
as the Director of Artist Development for Capitol Records/EMI, developing
such artists as the Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Linda Rondstadt.
Management Associates provides a broad range of
consulting services including the development of winning strategies,
new ways of managing change, and the mobilization of high-performance
teams. Management Associates has a base of operations in northern
California, as well as affiliates in Japan and Europe.
He is recognized internationally as an innovator
and expert in organizing initiatives in business that boost the
performance, profitability, and satisfaction of his clients.
of Mr. Goldman include:
Apple Computer, America Online, Walt Disney Co, Estee Lauder, Inc.,
Morgan Stanley, NEC, Land Rover, Computer Sciences Corp., British
Aerospace, Crystal Decisions, Sprint PCS, and many hi-tech start-ups.
Additionally he has served as a venture partner
with iMinds Ventures in San Francisco, a leading early-stage investment
firm. He was also a director of SoftBook Press, the pioneering e-book
company, as well as a director and strategic advisor to numerous
Howard was the chairman of the faculty of the
Center for Management Design, a corporate university for senior
executives. He lectures on consultative strategies at John F. Kennedy
He received the "Breakthrough Award," and "Leadership
Award" from Transformational Technologies, his peers in the global
consulting industry, in recognition for outstanding accomplishment.
Howard holds a B.S. Degree in Communications
from Temple University. He also served in the U.S. Coast Guard as
a medical corpsman.
He is married to Lisa Miller Goldman, resides
in northern California, and has two adult children.
"Howard Goldman is an exceptional guide
and author, making it possible for individuals and teams to
deliver results that exceed anything they thought possible.
Howard's gift is simplification focusing on the few
but critical factors that will lead to success."
President, Women in Consulting
Lisa Goldman, Partner
Lisa Goldman is a Partner at Management
Associates, a consulting firm that is known internationally for
strategic formulation, change and integration management, executive
coaching and the mobilization of high-performance teams. Lisa's
clients extend from Fortune 100 companies to high-tech start-up,
such as AT&T Wireless, Apple Computer, Sprint PCS, Computer Sciences
Corporation, AOL Time Warner, and E*Trade.
Lisa is a compelling leader and much-demanded
performance coach serving clients in the telecommunications, e-commerce,
customer service, securities trading, and computer industries. The
results she produces are distinct in their ability to have people
act towards a common set of objectives, produce a coordinated framework
for success, and achieve unprecedented results that impact the bottom
Lisa is on the Board of Women In Consulting,
a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing top-tier consultants
to businesses and raising the professional performance of members.
She is also on the Board of Women In Technology: Global Executive
Network, an affiliation providing senior professionals tools for
achieving CEO-level positions. Lisa also leads courses at UCSC's
Management Institute of Leadership Excellence Program.
In addition to consulting for the last
16 years, she brings a total of 28 years of management experience
in strategic planning, marketing, sales, and customer service operations.
Prior to consulting, Lisa worked for Apple Computer, NeXT Computer,
and Itel Corporation.
Lisa has a B.A. in Asian Studies from William
Smith College and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon. She is
married to Howard Goldman, consultant and author of Choose What
Works: The Proven Secrets of Professional Greatness.
Management Associates utilizes innovative strategies
to meet the demands of various-sized consulting requirements. We
are able to work personally and creatively with small companies
and start-up operations as well as configure large consulting teams
for more extensive, large enterprise engagements. We draw from the
talents and expertise of a broad array of World Class consultants,
investors, content experts, and attorneys who work within our network
In all cases, you will be certain that you will
continue to work with senior partners who crafted the consulting
engagement with you.
In summary, we are a core team who develops a
committed partnership with you. We will measure our success by your
standards, take a long-term view, and will keep working through
the tough times until you reach your desired results.
Zen Ohashi, Founder
Our Japanese partner, Sugoikaigi, provides services using our methodologies for clients residing
in Japan. Their services include entry strategies to Japan, effective
Japanese subsidiary management, post merger integration, and building
high performance teams.