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Engage with local partners in order to have:
• An enhanced organizational reputation
• Greater access to resources
• Increasing numbers of customers or volunteers
• Further protection against unforeseen risks

We engage small business owners
and nonprofit directors
in conversations that
mutually benefit both.

Put a SPARC in your organization:

Increase employee engagement

Enhance reputation in the community

Gain access to resources

Build lasting relationships

Let's work together
to build meaningful relationships
that enrich your community.

LMQ Events

  • FlamesIntroducing Fox and Swan ArtsAugust 7, 2016 - 3:02 pm

    Learning Meets Quality happily introduces you to our sister company, Fox and Swan Arts. We’ve created this company to share our love of photography with others. Fox and Swan Arts features fine travel art from Norway, Hawaii, Minnesota, and elsewhere. We sell greeting cards, framed  wall art, and other products. We also work with small [...]

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  • SPARC flameConnectOctober 23, 2019 - 3:14 pm

    October 23, 2019 I recently gave a presentation to an audience of event planners at the Connect Medical Tech conference in Dallas, TX.  My topic was “Let the Sunshine In: Compliance Considerations for Continuing Medical Education Conferences.” Here’s my presentation synopsis: “Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences typically have compliance requirements that other healthcare conferences may [...]

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  • SPARC flamePublished!December 3, 2017 - 3:59 pm

    I’m delighted to announce that my new book, SPARC: How to Build Sustainable Partnerships, has been published! This is the second book I’ve self-published using CreateSpace, a service of Amazon. It gets a little easier each time, I found. The process is fairly self-explanatory, and the turnaround time from the Amazon proofers and editors is [...]

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  • blue mandalaSPARCNovember 12, 2017 - 2:07 pm

    I’m pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of my new book, SPARC: How to Build Sustainable Partnerships. I’ve developed an exercise by which small business owners and nonprofit directors strengthen their respective organizations through the relationships they build with each other. I’ve dubbed the exercise with the acronym SPARC, the letters of which I flesh [...]

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  • LMQ logoBusiness Assets InventoryOctober 22, 2017 - 5:16 pm

    Whether you are a large or small business, a solopreneurship, or a nonprofit entity, it is in your best interest to create a business assets inventory. You may not realize it, but your business or organization undoubtedly has far more assets available to you than you know. Consider these categories: 1) Operational Assets 2) Services [...]

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  • blue mandalaChangesOctober 8, 2017 - 3:18 am

    Published 7 October 2017 Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes It was back in May of 2012 when I first launched Learning Meets Quality as a business entity. It was my first attempt at starting and operating a business, and to say I was naive then about starting a business is a gross understatement. I learned plenty, earned customers rarely, [...]

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About Learning Meets Quality – Small Business Advocate

Learning Meets Quality promotes and advocates for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. We engage business owners and nonprofit directors in conversations that lead to mutually beneficial partnerships. We teach the following principles:

  • Sustainability
  • Partnerships
  • Asset Optimization
  • Relationships
  • Commitment

Out of these conversations, small business owners and nonprofit directors can expect:

  • a more widely-spread reputation in their local community
  • greater access to human or physical resources than they have now
  • increasing numbers of customers or volunteers
  • further protection against unforeseen risks faced by their business or organization