Being in the people business, we have incredible People Tools

When you walk into the studio of an artist … the space where they create their very best work, you get a feel immediately for the mediums, tools, and materials they use with every fresh new undertaking. One of the beautiful things about owning and running a thriving coaching practice for twenty years, is the wealth of world-class career resources we have at our fingertips. Our artwork (if you will) are the careers of some pretty wonderful and talented people. Might you become one of those people?

Here’s a peek at some of the career resource we use to make sure advancement is a timely and rewarding reality for those we serve.

Through Inscape Publishing, we have a portfolio of on-line, password accessed world-class professional and leadership development resources that have been used by tens of millions of people all over the world.  We are certified administrators and facilitators of:

  • Tube of colors photo are like the many career resources we use at Matthew Ryan AssociatesDiSC Classic Profile ® (available in multiple formats):
  • Time Mastery Profile®
  • Personal Listening Profile®
  • Coping and Stress Profile®
  • Discovering Diversity Profile®
  • Team Dimensions Profile®
  • Work Expectations Profile®
  • Multiple forms of the DiSC Profile® (used in organizational development)

Through the Center for Creative Leadership we are certified administrators and facilitators of several personal assessment instruments and 360° multi-rater organizational assessments, including:

  • Benchmarks®
  • Skillscope®
  • Prospector®
  • KEYS®
  • Global6®

Through Korn/Ferry which acquired and absorbed the spectacular platform of competency-based tools originally created by Michael Lombardo, Ed. D. and Robert Eichinger, Ph.D. (Lominger International) our principal is certified to work with the company’s most popular version of:Like an artist's palette, our career resources are customized to you

  • Leadership Architect®

These materials have been translated into nine different languages and have been validated globally. Our principal has created turnkey behavioral competency programs which have fortified business cultures with up to 5,000 employees. An extensive collection of Matthew Ryan & Associates created customized resources include:  Train-the Trainer Materials, Facilitator Guides, Participant Guides, Self Training (Leadership Development) Guides, and a full set of progress measuring documents and metrics. These materials have been embedded in corporate HRIS frameworks and company-wide individual performance appraisals.

Through Universal Consensusan Aon Hewitt Alliance Partner and global firm specializing in Cultural Strategy, our principal is certified in the: Business Model of Intercultural Analysis (BMIA®). He serves as the Region Lead for the Middle East and Northern Africa, where he has maintained business ties for many years.

In an alignment with, our principal is one of the firm’s Career Doctors.

Our OPEN CAREER & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT LIBRARY is loaded with some great materials. We often furnish or encourage clients to acquire some of these materials. Here are some of the resources that have been integral to our delivery of service with all kinds of individual and corporate clients:

FYI  For Your Improvement by Michael Lombardo and Robert Eichinger

Crucial Conversations – Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Grenny, McMillian, Swtzler

Decisive – How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip and Dan Heath

People and Performance by Peter F. Drucker

The Power of Purpose – Creating Meaning in Your Life and Work by Richard j. Leider

Be Your Own Brand (and Toolkit) by Karl SpeakUse our resources to create your career masterpiece

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Managing the Millennials by Mick Ukleja, Chip Espinoza, Craig Rusch

Stand Up for Your Life by Cheryl Richardson

Numerous books authored by John C. Maxwell respectfully – here’s a link:

Integrity Is All You’ve Got by Karl Eller

Gung Ho and Raving Fans by Ken Blanchard

The Personal Workbook, Journal, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Leader As Coach and Development First by Peterson & Hicks

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

The Articulate Executive in Action by Granville Toogood

The Heart of Coaching by Thomas Crane

QUICK CONFESSION: This information is provided to give visitors to our site a feel for the types of materials found in our offices. While there is some pretty heady reading indexed above, we have to confess to having a great deal of fun working with clients.

Please feel free to contact us with questions or requests.