Designing Innovation For People

Leaders in unlocking human potential to drive organizational purpose and performance.

Announcing: RealizeU




Multidisciplinary education for emerging and established leaders

At RealizeU, we specialize in taking a human-centred approach to help leaders lead their organizations with purpose as well as achieve high performance and resilience. We equip leaders with practical tools and strategies, applied industry insights, and flexible leadership skills to handle current and future workplace challenges with resilience and empathy.

Who we are

Connection. Passion. Loyalty. Aspiration. Drive. These are just a few things that spark humans and fuel us. It’s that secret something that cannot be replicated with even the cleverest AI. The human element is what allows us to share dreams and co-create new realities. Realize Strategies is an organizational design and innovation firm and global award winning B Corp. We partner with leaders to design organizations that achieve high performance and resilience by centring around their people and leading with purpose.

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What we do

People spark inspiration, generate innovation, forge connection, grant loyalty and hustle to get things done. By placing your people at the centre of your organization, you can create a unique organizational environment that will enable you to maximize your “return” on human capital, solve your most pressing problems, live out your values, and build organizational ecosystems that inspire. Here are some ways we can partner with you.

Innovation Hour

Quick prompts and topics to help you and your team exercise your innovation muscles and widen our perspectives.

Real Talk

Want to push the boundaries to build a better tomorrow? Real Talk is a workshop series where leaders from across the purpose-driven sector gather, have active discussions about the complex social, economic, and environmental problems our organizations are faced with, develop practical actions, and commit to leading positive change. We seek engaged leaders who put their people first and truly want to use their organization as a force for good.

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Client Perspectives

“Realize Strategies was a pleasure to work with. Alison and Gillian's knowledge and experience of organization design was immensely valuable. They were thorough in their investigations and analysis of our current state, willing to listen and adapt to our unique needs, and succinct in their synopsis and final recommendations.”
Natasha Singh
BC Assessment
"The Realize Strategies team provided critical support in guiding our Affiliate through a challenging job market in search of an Executive Director. They proved to be knowledgeable in their industry, including skill in not-for-profit talent acquisition, and professional in their approach with both the Client and Candidates responding to the job opportunity.

The recruitment process was characterized by a deep understanding of the Client and needs of the organization, as well as a thoroughness and partnership that lead to a decision involving a number of strong candidates."
Bill Wright
Habitat for Humanity, Vancouver Island North