"This is our ninth year of strategic planning. We started at $10 million and we’re at $50 million now. We only have two of the same players left, which means that we continue to upgrade our staff. Without you I don’t know that this would have been possible. You’ve always pointed us in the right direction.”
-- Paul Barnett, CEO Principal Manufacturing Corporation

"You are one of the best in the marketing industry. It has been a personal pleasure dealing with you."
-- Larry Ellison, Chairman, Oracle Corporation"

"Myrna Associates provided a fantastic strategic planning session for our executive team. The session … provided identification of initiatives down to the first 90-day action steps to insure success. No touchy feely stuff but a real process with real results."
-- Jeff Badgley, Co-CEO Miller Industries Inc.

“The process provides so much more than just a good plan for the coming year. It enables me to evaluate the team from a number of different perspectives: ability to think strategically, ability to work with each other, ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, etc. Companion is “A” rated because, in part, of this planning process. Thank you!”
-- Charles M. Potok, President Companion Property & Casualty

"John knows how to grab an audience by its lapels and keep them paying attention. No one sleeps when John speaking! Everyone pays attention, learns and has fun."
-- Ken Lizotte, BEW Speaker and author of "The Expert's Edge: Become the Go-To Authority People Turn to Every Time"

"This process, simply put, is incredible! It is streamlined, it is concise and I have no doubt, it works.”
-- Joe Elphick, President, 3CP

"Myrna Associates' strategic planning process has directly contributed to our ten-fold increase in EBIDA."
-- Robert Posten, Managing Director Landis Strategy & Innovation LLC

“For only 48 hours of effort, fun, struggle and finally success you can chart a path to future success. Pratt has developed a deep relationship with John Myrna over the past ten years, that transcends the normal because, quite simply, John is delightfull.
-- Dan Pratt, President Pratt Corporation

"Having experienced the Myrna process, I am convinced it is the most practical and efficient strategic planning process available to a business -- regardless of size!"
-- Arthur R. Velasquez, Chairman Azteca Foods Inc.

"Passion and competence to lead leaders at the highest level I’ve ever experienced!"
-- Rodney B. Hart, President Teen Challenge New England Inc.



Books By John W. Myrna:


Where the Hell are We


An End to Meeting Madness


100 Quick Tips for Business Success


Wining the Rat / Workplace Race

 


John W. Myrna

Areas of Expertise:

Business Coaching
Crisis Management
Leadership/Management
Small Business
 





 

John W. Myrna is co-founder of Myrna Associates Inc., a world-renowned group of facilitation experts and management consultants who help organizations to survive turbulent times by designing immediately actionable strategies and workforce evaluations. These roadmaps are developed during intense, two-day offsite sessions where Myrna team members use propriety methodologies to help C-level executives get their companies back on track and, through subsequent coaching, keep them there.
 
After a successful career as a leader of many companies, John decided to broaden his impact on the business world in 1991 by launching his own firm with his wife and colleague, Mary. Their goal was to help many more companies grow, increase their value, and prevent the need for turnarounds. His methodologies have been time tested and perfected during more than 10,000 hours of fieldwork with hundreds of companies.
 
His latest books are An End to Meeting Madness, coauthored with Maria C. Birkhead (2009) and Where the Hell are We? (2005), both documenting his methodologies.

 

John W. Myrna is co-founder of Myrna Associates Inc., a world-renowned group of facilitation experts and management consultants who help organizations to survive turbulent times by designing immediately actionable strategies and workforce evaluations. These roadmaps are developed during intense, two-day offsite sessions where Myrna team members use propriety methodologies to help C-level executives get their companies back on track and, through subsequent coaching, keep them there.
 
After a successful career as a leader of many companies, John decided to broaden his impact on the business world in 1991 by launching his own firm with his wife and colleague, Mary. Their goal was to help many more companies grow, increase their value, and prevent the need for turnarounds. His methodologies have been time tested and perfected during more than 10,000 hours of fieldwork with hundreds of companies.
 
His latest books are An End to Meeting Madness, coauthored with Maria C. Birkhead (2009) and Where the Hell are We? (2005), both documenting his methodologies.

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