Career Consulting

Create meaning and satisfaction in your work life.
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Executive Coaching

Build the confidence and competence required to thrive in your profession.
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Business Consultation

Create an environment that drives employee happiness, performance, and engagement to new heights.
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Leadership Development

Engage the "Leader in You" to drive results and deftly manage the complexities of the new economy.
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“Can’t they just know what I’m thinking?”

Over the past few months we have had several executives say (in almost these exact words), “I’m getting grief for not communicating effect


  • I have worked with Carpenter Smith Consulting for several years.  Working with them has impacted  my professional and personal life in profound ways.  Their guidance and philosophy has helped me approach my clients and my family with a  level of compassion and understanding that makes the relationship more rewarding.  I have been able to find my leadership style and bring that to bear with my clients and family.  It takes some work – don’t think it doesn’t – but the rewards and satisfaction are tremendous!

    Diana Wickizer, Wickizer Communications
  • Carpenter Smith Consulting will take you on an honest journey through the difficulty of claiming your own life as a leader in today’s world.  Their exercises and insights are needed by anyone who manages people and is committed to their emotional and spiritual well-being.  Carpenter Smith’s approach to leadership is practical, has depth, is inspiring, and will touch a nerve with professionals trying to gain some control over their lives.

    Peter Block, Author, Flawless Consulting and Stewardship
  • Carpenter Smith Consulting has given our management team clarity on problems that we had been facing for years.  Our business is healthier and Lensbaby is a better place for us and our team to work as a result of consulting with Linda and Stephanie about the direction of our business.

    Craig Strong and Sam Pardue, Lensbaby LLC