Rearchitecting Work


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Creating What's Next
Vs. Fixing What's Wrong

Given the increased levels of uncertainty, anxiety, and challenges people are experiencing in our post-COVID work world, we believe now is the perfect time to upgrade our workplace practices and emotional well-being. In doing so, we work to expand everyone’s ability to get things done with greater ease, efficiency, clarity, and confidence.

Our unique tools, based on pragmatic infrastructures combined with an in-depth understanding of organizational dynamics and human psychology, are designed to amplify decision making, collaboration, innovation, and team-building across the enterprise, resulting in measurable increases in employee engagement, retention, and bottom-line results.


What we do

We collaborate with organizations, teams, and individuals who want to live more powerfully in embracing accountability for the achievement of their work and personal goals.

Our tools were developed with three key focuses:

  1. Expanded Human Resources Function that has an organization-wide impact on the culture and practices that enhance the holistic well-being of everyone at work
  2. Develop pragmatic, “clarity is kindness” operating infrastructures of best practices and standard operating processes
  3. Foster Possibility Partners relationships of mutual trust, respect, and psychological safety

Rearchitecting Work offers the possibility for individuals and organizations to realize their full potential – self-actualization -- the 5th need at the top of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid: 1) physiological, 2) safety, 3) love/belonging, 4) esteem, 5) self-actualization

Organization Consulting, Individual and Team Mentor Coaching

Explore how bosses can become mentors; "How's It Going" conversations can replace performance reviews; colleagues can relate as possibility partners; and "inspiring ownership for results" can replace "holding people accountable" mindsets.


Rearchitecting Work Online Course

In-depth exploration of the 7 Rearchitecting Work tools, 4 paradigm shifts and 10 design principles in 12-week course (September -November) consisting of six, 60-minute, bi-weekly, learning modules, expanded with six, 45-minute, bi-weekly "Conversations That Matter" discussion sessions.

Click here for in-depth curriculum description and registration.

Additional Resources

“Creating What’s Next” one-on-one and group problem-solving sessions on request; Rearchitecting Work Podcast; The Possibility Partners "Thankful Tuesdays"  Bulletin.

“Open your mind, your eyes, and your heart to new ways of thinking, seeing, and feeling.”

Two colleagues at a book club gathering run by Possibility Partners


Become an active participant in The Possibility Partners Rearchitecting Work Community!

In the words of inspiration from Margaret Mead, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it’s the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

Regardless of your role in your organization, you can be an influencer in changing not only the way work gets done, but also the how it gets done, based on the quality of the relationships and conversations.

Please join me live every Friday from noon to 1:00 PM CST for “Creating What’s Next” conversations to increase your personal agency and engaging others in designing the conditions for reimagining your workplace (and your life) to shift from managing performances to unleashing potential, and coming ever closer to achieving holistic success, defined as “Doing work you love with people you love for the reasons you love.”

SEND US YOUR EMAIL and we’ll send you the zoom link.

What people are saying


Unleash everyone's potential

"I just got done reading Dianne M. Michels’ book. It is so authentically her and offers straight forward steps to creating an environment that fosters the unleashing of everyone’s potential.”

 -Shelley Bromberek-Lambert, Chief Resilience Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Clear & compelling message

"You have put your experience, wisdom, and passion to the page, in a heartfelt and extraordinary effort to improve the quality of life for everyone who goes to work each day. You are clear and compelling in your message.” 

 - Carolyn L.

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