- We bring a wealth of experience working with individuals and organizations in people and organizational capacity development. Our focus is on equipping and empowering the thinking of people to influence and impact their cultures. We are committed to personal and group transformation. “Transforming cultures one person at a time.”
- We provide a completely customized, comprehensive solution to improve an organization’s culture, leadership, teaming process, communication interactions, and strategic development. We work with a variety of organizations including K-12 education, higher education, facilities management, financial services, and industry.
- Marrying universal and timeless principles with the newest insights from neuroscience; our approaches bring clients actionable methodologies for increasing success.
FutureNow Consulting, LLC began in 2003 with the vision of using our journey through life, marriage, and family to impact and influence generations. We are committed to personal and group transformation. Our motto is very simple: “We can not teach what we do not know nor lead where we are not willing to go.”
Michael J. Stabile, Ph.D., Co-founder and President is an experienced educator, life/leadership coach, consultant, and author. Mike was on the faculty of Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio Educational Leadership and Human Resource Development department and recently retired. He has presented keynotes, seminars and workshops at national and state-level conferences and has consulted with organizations and schools across the country. Individuals and audiences are delighted with his practical style that speaks to the “heart” and they leave his presentations excited and with strategies for immediate use. Dr. Stabile writes a monthly newsletter on servant leadership, The Servant Leadership Focus. His new book The Heart, Head, and Hands of a Servant Leader: Unleashing Personal "Greatness" to Serve Others is available on Amazon.com and other retail outlets. Mike's leadership writing extends beyond nonfiction: You can also find the fictional Papa’s Legacy: A Leadership Parable on Amazon.com and other retail outlets.
Pamela A. Stabile, Co-founder and C.O.E. (Chief of Everything) runs the operations. Pam is the “heart” of FutureNow and the glue that holds us together. Her wisdom, insights, and care make us effective and efficient. Pam has a Bachelors degree in Education from Western Illinois University and is an experienced teacher and administrative assistant.
Sara M. Hall, Director of Communications, is a graduate of Ohio University and has an extensive background in the corporate sector providing and assisting in strategic counsel on marketing and communications best practices to executives. She is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of our marketing strategies, communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Sara schedules, organizes, coordinates webinars, seminars, and events for FutureNow consultants.
Christina R. Shimrock, Director of Content and Learning, is an experienced teacher, consultant, and special education advocate. Her background and experience extends across a broad array of settings from rural Ohio to urban Denver, as well as independent private education. She completed both her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education in Language Arts and Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Ohio University. Christina designs and leads professional development that focuses on providing the necessary knowledge and strategies to empower people to create empathetic, intentional and inclusive learning environments.
InfoTool™ is a state of the art, e-survey system using a series of built in analysis and diagnostic tools to instantly, statistically and precisely isolate critical areas of need in each demographic, while simultaneously road mapping solutions and action planning for each. You can now have an on-line, CAT scan, of the entire surveyed organization or population, with a survey expertly designed with critical information for goal achievement. Measure, track, analyze and provides actionable solutions to “rapidly realign” using your own, personalized, 3-D lens. You will know what to do and where to act. Our customized diagnostic tools include: The DNA of Work Culture Assessment, The DNA of School Culture Assessment, Creating WE Index, and The Servant Leadership Assessment Process
MERIT Integrated Solutions helps organizations maximize personal leadership effectiveness. Our client solutions favorably impact an organization’s culture (character-driven) and provide an integrated process to help measure the effectiveness of their human capital investments.
MERIT solutions provide cohesive alignment of foundational character principles, proven science methodologies, combined with the brilliance of predicable analytic technology, to meet the demands of the new trends in the human capital marketplace.
Neuroleadership is an emerging field of study connecting neuroscientific knowledge with the fields of leadership development, management training, change management, consulting and coaching.
The NeuroLeadership Institute helps individuals and organizations fulfill their potential through better understanding how the human brain functions, at the level of individuals, teams and whole systems.
The Summits are designed to bring some of the world's leading neuroscientists and leadership experts together to share what they have discovered and explore new paradigms for developing today's and tomorrow's leaders. The hope is to build a better science for leadership by integrating relevant neuroscientific research.