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“Creating Good Habits in Good People”



Philosophy


Every business, association, nonprofit group, school or team struggles at some point toward Recognizing, Resolving, and Respecting the uniqueness each person brings to a work setting. At Damken Brown and Associates, Inc., we support employee fulfillment by:

R ecognizing the unique skill sets, personalities and heritages employees offer in a workplace
R esolving perceived differences and traits that may impede workers' communication, and
R especting employee contributions and abilities vital to achieving career success.

With over twenty years of experience, we provide clients with Realistic, Relevant, and Responsive solutions:

R ealistic in evaluating organizational and communication issues
R elevant in retaining a best-in-class workforce amidst competition, and
R esponsive in immediately addressing customer needs.

We strengthen your teams and help you succeed through a healthy, productive and inclusive workforce. Your success is our success!

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Highlights on Claire Damken Brown, Ph.D.

Dr. Claire Damken Brown, founder and president of Damken Brown and Associates, Inc., is an enthusiastic popular speaker, consultant and author. She is coauthor of the following: the academic and management resource book, Conflict and Diversity; the business book, Code Switching: How to Talk So Men Will Listen; and, the trainers’ resource, The Gender Communication Handbook: Conquering Conversational Collisions between Men and Women. Dr. Brown is a recognized industry expert in diversity management and equal opportunity strategies, gender communication, cultural competency, and sexual harassment prevention. Dr. Brown has lectured and presented workshops across the United States for 25 years, either representing Fortune 50 corporations or her own business. She delivers cutting-edge managerial and diversity concepts to businesses, government agencies, associations, nonprofit groups, healthcare teams, and schools.

 

For a biography on Dr. Brown, Click here.

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Customers' Testimonials

“Claire [President of Damken Brown and Associates, Inc.] delivers a set of activities that sustains a healthy diverse environment for all associates. She does an excellent job with stressful and sometimes emotional issues, and is very thorough in gathering data, analyzing, summarizing, and deciding issues.“
                                                R&D Director, Telecommunications Industry.

“We needed to understand some tough issues in our workplace. Claire's [President of Damken Brown and Associates, Inc.] excellent facilitation skills with several focus groups and her caring style helped us get at key issues and develop a plan to improve our work relationships.”
                                                HR Manager, Telecommunications Industry

“Thank you very much for providing training and facilitation services to the Community Forum. We sincerely appreciate your work and professionalism… Please note that your efforts to serve the Boulder area will go a long way to building a more respectful community.”
                                                Coordinator and Treasurer, Nonprofit organization

“I have seen Dr. Brown's [President of Damken Brown and Associates, Inc.] work with a culturally diverse workforce…and have been impressed with the support she provides to improve the work environment for associates at all job levels. Her open approach and willingness to explore issues helped us set a direction to enhance our employee services.”
                                                EO/Diversity Senior Manager, Telecommunications Industry

“Ms. Brown [President of Damken Brown and Associates, Inc.] provided our students an unusual fun approach to understanding diversity. Several students commented that they remembered the diversity concepts by the magic she used to illustrate them.”
                                                Diversity Program Coordinator, local High School

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Clients and Conferences

American Association for Affirmative Action Conference
Anderson-davis, Inc.
Annual Intercultural/International Communication Conference
AT&T
AT&T Human Resources Symposium
AT&T National HISPA Conference
Avaya Inc.
Best Practices in Diversity National Conference, Pennsylvania State University
Boulder Anti-Bias Community Forum, Minority Issues Coalition
Boulder County
Central States Communication Conference
Colorado Health Foundation Primary Care Residencies
Colorado Human Resource Association Diversity Professional Development Group
Colorado Municipal Clerks Association
Colorado Speech Communication Association
Colorado Springs Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Colorado Springs SHRM “Stand by Me” Diversity Conference
Colorado State EO/AA Coalition Conference
Colorado State Tobacco Education Partnership Program (STEPP) – Cultural Competency
Conference Board's Diversity Conference
Conference on Developing and Maintaining a Respectful Workplace: Future Solutions Now
Cultural Competency Consulting, LLC
Diversity Associates International Conference
Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado
International Quality and Productivity Center's Linking Leadership with Diversity Conference
Longmont Chamber of Commerce
Lucent Technologies
Lucent Technologies EQUAL! National Conference
Lucent Technologies EQUAL!/IDEAL National Conference
Lucent Technologies Global Diversity Conference
Lucent Technologies Women in Leadership in Lucent Conference
Mesa State College
Metropolitan State College of Denver
National Communication Association Conference
National Communication Association Race and Ethnicity Conference
National Diversity Conference
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Human Resources Institute
National Image Hispanic Training Conference and Convention
Northern Colorado Medical Center
Outward Bound
Public Health in the Rockies Conference
Rutgers Center for Management Development Breakfast Series for HR
Managers – Diversity Initiatives
St. Mary's Academy
Society for Human Resource Management Colorado State Conference
Southern Speech Communication National Conference
Temple University Conference on Conflict and Diversity
US Department of Agriculture Forest Service
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development
US Department of Energy National Contractors EEO and Diversity Training Conference
US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
University of Colorado – Denver campus, Communication Days Conference
University of Denver
Western States Communication Conference
Win/Win Business Forum
Women in Technology International Conference (WITI)
Women’s Council of Realtors Northern Colorado

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