More About Us

Learn more about Paradigm! Understand our mission, our tools, our ethos, and our values.

Our Mission

We train people to solve problems.

Teaching the tools you need to solve the problems you want to solve.

  • Helping entrepreneurs succeed.
  • Helping individuals solve the problems in their work and personal lives.
  • Helping companies improve their teams and hit their targets.
  • ...by teaching essential problem-solving tools as part of tailored training plans.
Our Tools

Solving problems requires the right tools at the right time. Our training incorporates —

  • Kahneman and Tvserky's research on model building and mental systems
  • Mental tools and advice from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Focusing, Internal Family Systems, and more
  • Research on common motivational, learning, and thinking challenges
  • Attitudes that enable learning and growth
  • Productivity systems like David Allen's Getting Things Done
  • Thinking and planning procedures used by effective founders, researchers, and CEOs
  • Feedback and experience from over 700 clients
Our Ethos

Our beliefs about people and problem-solving define our training approach. We believe —

  • Most people can learn to solve problems that challenge them
  • To find the problem-solving tools people lack, we must investigate techniques from many sources
  • A key set of essential tools and attitudes are helpful for solving problems in many different areas of life
  • To learn tools like these, people need individualized instruction that is responsive to their unique circumstances and personality
  • We can start almost anyone on the path to self-improvement, with the right tools and the right training plan
Our Values

Our values ensure our clients feel safe and comfortable. We emphasize —

  • Respect for individual people's desires and thinking processes
  • Honesty in the coach-client relationship
  • Responsiveness to the goals of our clients
  • Exploration and openness to tools and wisdom from many different approaches to helping people
  • Finding concrete feedback mechanisms that help us track individual improvement
  • Trainer training to produce reliably skilled and empathetic trainers
  • Stably building knowledge that can help train more and more people to solve the world's problems