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OPD: The Difference Maker on Strategies for Building Successful Teams and Organizations

We help organizations create sustainable competitive advantages.

Organization Planning & Design, Inc. arms organizations and teams for creating greater value by leveraging four sets of expertise:
  • Understanding and declaring your means of differentiation.
  • Designing and aligning systems and processes around your most compeitive work.
  • Using best practice tools to align the hearts and minds of your organization around your strategy.
  • Building capability and competence through leadership and team development.

Paul Gustavson founded Organization Planning & Design, Inc. in 1984. We are in the business of helping our clients achieve their desired outcomes. Over the years, we have been privileged to work with clients who've been recognized nationally for innovative organizational design.

Paul Gustavson's Five Smooth Stones

Five Smooth Stones

Five principles distill the most important concepts to keep in mind when changing your organization to reach for illusive or ambitious performance targets. They are simple, much like the five smooth stones that were the shepherd boy David’s weapon against the daunting warrior Goliath.

Our Four Areas of Distinctive Capability:
describe the imageStart-ups and New Ventures

Paul Gustavson and the OPD team have facilitated over a hundred start ups, new ventures, greenfields and fast Growth organizations.  Learn about Our proven tools and methodology. 

Strategy and Sun Tzu StrategistOrganization Alignment

The key to business strategy is differentiation. OPD provides tools for strategic decision-making and planning. Learn how to identify your competitive advantages and differentiate your organization in today's highly competitive environment.

Paul teaches StrategyBuilding and Sustaining High Performance Teams

The OPD team has transformed scores of teams, units, departments and companies using a proven set of team development tools. Learn to Develop and Sustain High performance teams

Leadership DevelopmentLeadership Development

Paul Gustavson and the OPD team have coached and developed C-level executives, departmental heads, supervisors and leaders of every sort using a tried and true methodology. Learn our principles of Leadership Development 

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