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At Your Clear Next Step, we help people have better workdays so they can co-create better communities…

What’s a better workday? Great workdays include clear communication, useful tools, processes that work, and human interactions marked with authenticity and grace. Better workdays make for better companies, happier employees, and healthier communities.

How does that work? We listen to what you need; we connect you with the training, coaching, and resources that will help you get even better. Through our courses and coaches, we help you bring out your best at the art and science of business systems and human interactions – whether working alongside others, collaborating with a project team, leading a department, solving a problem, having a one-on-one discussion, serving customers, or driving organizational change.

Individuals

Grow your skills, increase your influence, advance your career.  INDIVIDUALS START HERE >

Organizations

Get expert help where you need it, so your team and organization thrive. ORGANIZATIONS START HERE >

Churches

Work better together as staff, volunteers, and leaders with help from Biblically sound programs. CHURCHES START HERE >

Certified Changemakers Program

Are you a Changemaker? Grab an accountability buddy and become certified in an upcoming cohort to help you increase your skills in putting the good of the organization first, making authentic human connection, and treating change as a process not an event!

The Art and Science of Emotional Intelligence at the State of Iowa

Learn about Emotional Intelligence in Your Clear Next Step’s tried-and-true W.H.A.T. format; you’ll learn What emotional intelligence is, How to apply it, Avoiding common pitfalls, and specific, concrete Tools and techniques to take back to work and boost your Emotional Intelligence in your day-to-day interactions with your team, colleagues, and customers.

April 4-5, 2024

Project Management Seminar

This hands-on, no-nonsense class can serve as a foundation for project managers new to their role, as well as an eye-opening refresher for seasoned project managers who have been managing projects for years, and you’ll come away with tools you can use right away.

May 15-16, 2024

Project Management Fundamentals

Do more with less! Designed specifically for those who are actively managing projects without extensive project management training, this class is an in-depth look into the processes, knowledge areas, inputs, and outputs you need to know to manage projects effectively and successfully.

April 10, 2024

Thriving on Change

Why does it seem to take so long to enact real change in our organization?  How can we tighten our turn as an organization and get through change faster?  What are the proven ways to implement large scale or even small scale organizational or paradigm shifts in my organization, with minimal cost, minimal headache, and maximum results?

June 6, 2024

Receive Weekly Inspiration Right In Your Inbox

A longtime staple and customer favorite is our weekly newsletter, sent every Friday around 11AM, that is full of useful tips for communicating, leading, interacting well with others, getting work done, and so much more. Sign-up to receive this weekly dose of inspiration today!

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People say time with us was a good use of time

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People say they’ll apply what they learned right away

“Very insightful – will use these tools. You need to take the class!”
The Art and Science of Emotional Intelligence Participant

“Prior to this class, I said “Projects…yuck!” I am now actually looking forward to my next project!”
Project Management Tools & Techniques Participant

“You will learn so many things that you don’t think about.”
Communication Essentials Participant

“Informative, good to reflect on. Gives vocab to start having conversations!”
Enabling Change as a Project Manager Participant

“It is an intense but very rewarding class with very relevant information!”
Project Management Essentials Participant

“I always leave having learned something new and it’s a valuable learning experience!”
Navigating Through Tough Moments Participant

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People say we helped them get better

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People say we are dynamic and engaging