Since its founding in 1995, Venturist,
Incorporated has helped hundreds of companies and organizations
around the world improve their business results.
Venturist believes that the key to success in any
competitive activity, whether war, business, or politics, is
strategy. If an
organization gets the strategy about right, it will have a high
probability of realizing its objectives even if its competitors
outmatch it in tactical performance.
To develop and produce a good
strategy, an organization must understand the principles of
strategy, use the principles to design for itself a strategic
plan, and then ensure that everyone in the organization
understands and actively promotes the plan.
Venturist helps companies with each of these critical
The Venturist approach to
strategy, first conceptualized by its founder, John Warden,
during his service in the United States Air Force, is unique.
Prometheus Process after the Greek
figure from mythology who gave mankind both fire and the ability
to think ahead, the process has four basic imperatives and a set
of Cardinal Rules.
Venturist helps its clients
learn, develop, and execute strategy through educational
training, on-site assistance
programs, and an array
Over the years, Venturist has
helped organizations ranging from high technology manufacturing
to large scale retail and from the very large such as Texas
Instruments to the very small such as TravelPlace.com.
Venturist has also done extensive work with start-up’s
including the spectacularly successful TopAces in Montreal,
Canada, and Lyfe Kitchen in Palo Alto, California.
Venturist has also helped government agencies,
municipalities, non-profits, charities, colleges and
universities, and hospitals.
All have benefitted by learning and using good strategy
Venturist licensing program:
Venturist licenses its process to carefully selected and
trained companies and individual consultants.
These licensees have made it possible to help many
additional companies learn the Prometheus Process and to give
Venturist the scale to handle assignments of any size and
Venturist has had many
successes in its history, has improved its methodology
significantly, and looks forward to helping many more
organizations realize their inherent potential through
application of the unique strategy principles of the Prometheus
Mike Cline served in a variety of Air Force command and
staff positions, was a top instructor at the Air Force Command
and Staff College, has been with Venturist since 1996, and has
instructed hundreds of business executives on the principles of
Director of Operations.
Before joining Venturist in 2005, Lisa served in a
variety of management and supervisory positions with McDonald’s
at the regional level and with McDonald’s franchisee operations.
Prometheus Associates are people who have attended the
Academy and have worked on a variety of strategy programs with
addition to their strategy expertise, they are all subject
matter experts in fields ranging from aviation to finance to
marketing to management.