We are Workplace Architects

who create infrastructures of systems and best practices that shift the focus from performance management to unleashing potential. The importance of results does not change, but HOW they are achieved is dramatically altered!

Our Values

Trust & Respect

Trusting in ourselves, one another, and the universe is a fundamental requirement for optimizing our relationships and possibilities. Mutual respect unleashes an energetic connection that enhances our experiences of authenticity, confidence, collaboration, and creativity.

Clarity is Kindness

Defining  job responsibilities and deliverables is a fundamental component for alignment on expectations among all team members.

Power “With” Relationships

Collaborative, equality-oriented relationships inspire confidence and competency-building vs. the feelings of fear and inadequacy that are often experienced in traditional command and control  “power over” relationships.

Psychological Safety

Everyone is invited and encouraged to speak candidly with one another regardless of the hierarchical structure without fear of repercussions or diminished credibility.

Self Expression

Work is experienced as an opportunity to express our value vs. prove our worth.

Contribution

Career/succession planning that encourages ownership for the difference we can make in the lives of others with the ongoing development of  our unique talents and capabilities at work.

Inspired by the possibility

Possibility Partners, founded by mother daughter duo Wende and Dianne, turned into a collaborative partnership by chance.

The paradigm-shifting concepts for Possibility Partners have been inspired by Dianne's work as the Chief Possibility Officer for the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

Pandemic-related disruptions in society (political polarization, George Floyd, The Great Resignation, hybrid workplaces, etc.) provided Dianne with the impetus she needed to write Rearchitecting Work - Unleashing Potential and launch Possibility Partners, LLC.

The 10 Design Principles and 7 Paradigm Shifting Tools

Our HR Futurist philosophy revolves around 10 Design Principles to unlock the power of Human Resources and ultimately unleash the potential of Human Beings. 

We believe these 10 principals -- pragmatic in nature but holistic in development and implementation -- are essential to growing and maintaining a thriving Possibility Partner workplace.

A message from our founder

 

As a workplace  paradigm shifter who has experienced numerous work-related change initiatives over the years, many were akin to “putting lipstick on a pig,” So Possibility Partners was founded with a keen awareness of the need to create foundational shifts in not only the practices in the workplace but also in the paradigms of values, beliefs, and behaviors driving those practices. 

 

Based on more than three decades of experience working in a variety of companies and organizations, ranging from small, family-owned businesses, political campaigns, and government agencies to international public relations firms and Fortune 500 companies, I am passionate about offering a pragmatic/comprehensive/holistic approach to unleashing the power of possibility and the inspiration of collaborative, co-creative possibility partnerships of mutuality and trust.

 

The founding of  Possibility Partners was driven by the intention of creating conditions of best practices and leadership approaches that enable people to experience work with an expanded sense of confidence, competence, agency, and emotional well-being.

 

One of Possibility Partners’ primary goals is to create an online community of like-minded business professionals who can collaborate and support one another in our mutual vision of workplaces where people are  unleashing  the potential, purpose, power, and passion residing within each of us to produce the results that matter to all of us. 

 

Rather than work being experienced as a burden to survive, it becomes an opportunity to thrive – a possibility to create and contribute – to make a difference – to feel valued and appreciated.

– Dianne

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." 

             

R. Buckminster Fuller

 

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