OUR PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTING PHILOSOPHY
The core of TPC’s practice, and the underlying value system behind it, is the philosophy that together we’re even better. Whether the “we” is a government agency and its constituents, a company and its community, or any entity and its internal departments, TPC brings people together to communicate effectively, resolve conflict, build consensus, and manage crises with public sector consulting.
We believe the good plans, good projects, and good decisions – with staying power – are created to meet the needs of the many, rather than the needs of the few. Fair, equitable, and sustainable programs are those that have been vetted by the universe of people whose lives are affected by them.
There are many interests and points of view that can impact the outcome of our clients’ undertakings. Through our public sector consulting, TPC strives to bring together these voices so they can be heard, acknowledged, addressed, and included in decisions that last – for the benefit of everyone involved.
Why Involve the Public?
What’s the advantage of this? We know it’s hard and often unpleasant to work with people who oppose you, disagree with you, or mistrust you. But those people won’t just go away. Unless their concerns are heard, they’ll only continue their opposition and find more creative and costly ways to express it. It’s just human nature: we all want to be consulted before somebody else takes actions that can change our lives, touch our children, or affect our livelihood.
When your company’s or agency’s initiatives impact the community, and you need to effectively use the range of public opinions to complete your project, TPC can help you – as public sector consultants and neutral facilitators of difficult conversations, guiding your decision-making and public involvement efforts.