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Whether you’re planning to do something as complex as launch a new hospital or you simply want to evaluate your organization’s health, we’re ready to help. Are you ready to get started?

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For Your Next Project

When you’re looking for an advisor for a strategic project or organizational development initiative, you need someone with deep experience and expertise. Hannah Thomas has earned the trust of countless leaders and executives by providing sound counsel and designing practical solutions that work in the real world. 

Her expertise in business systems, data & analytics, and people management ensures that our solutions are not only smart, but also achievable and sustainable.  

The New Canvas Methodology

The New Canvas Methodology combines the objective and data-driven approach of the Scientific Method with the curious and exploratory approach of the Socratic Method to develop elegant and effective solutions that teams and organizations can rally around. 

Our Services

Whether you need an executive advisor with deep experience who can ask insightful questions and provide thoughtful researched answers or are about to embark on an organizational design project, we can design an engagement to fit your needs. 

Latest Articles

New Words, Coyotes and Blueberries

Beneficence is at the core of New Canvas Advising values and our unique approach to working with our clients.  It is how we seek to treat each client – with kindness, generosity, truth. Always respecting client heritage, individuality and choice, it is surfacing and focusing your expertise that enables problem solving, growth and reaching your business objectives.  It is offering transformative change.

A Discussion of Transformational Leadership Examining Leader Behavior and Organizational Culture

The U.S. health care system is experiencing a three-pronged revolution involving policy, financial, and political strategies.  National discussions of health care policy revolving around financial extremes and ineffectual outcomes are familiar to all and commonly addressed at the national and special interests level.  Taking a high-power view, those same discussions are applied many times over on a micro-organizational scale from chief executive officers to physicians, nurses, and laboratory technicians.  Along with hospitals and tributary stakeholders, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, too, are profoundly invested in the change management of our health care.  Such sweeping change demands logistically nimble and adaptable followers teamed with emotionally intelligent leaders committed to transformational leadership.

Perception Versus Interpretation

It is vital to discern between perception and interpretation and exercise self-reflection of one’s motives even in a crowded room of one, where the only person who sees us is ourselves.

What is a Consultant?

A consultant is often viewed in a company as an ambassador of executive leadership rather than a collaborator. Learn more about consultants’ role in companies.

What Clients Say About Hannah Thomas and New Canvas Advising

“Hannah and Brooke are extremely smart and I have full confidence that they can address any problem someone brings to them.”
—Scott Rogerson

“The one thing that I like most about them is their backgrounds in both finance and HR. This one-two punch won me over because we were dealing with the intersection of both financial issues and HR issues. We needed an advisor who could provide expertise on both.”
—Rob Ellison

“Hannah’s the ultimate professional, she’s incredibly dedicated and that has been proven over and over in our work together. She offers a lot of insights to any project that she takes up.”
—Therese Seldon

“I talked with Hannah for 30 minutes the first day I met her, but I’ve never forgotten that meeting. She immediately demonstrated a significant expertise and a caliber of thinking that’s difficult to find. Not only that, she also came up with a data analytics plan in our short conversation.”
—Amarnath Nagaram Chengal