Empowering Leaders to Enable Growth & Success


Blue Canoe Consulting is an organizational strategy and leadership development firm. We partner with organizational leadership teams to clarify vision, develop strategy, and train leaders to enable growth and success.


Our name, Blue Canoe Consulting, is a reminder that success in business, as in backcountry canoe tripping, is contingent on good planning, competent leadership, effective execution, and the ability to respond to unexpected challenges.



A Passion for the Process - Delivering Successful Results



“Excellent outcomes in business do not happen by accident. They are the result of a clear vision, a strong plan, and having the right people and tools available to accomplish that plan. When everything is in place success is an inevitable outcome, even if unexpected challenges appear.”
- Murray Smith, Founder and President




Vision Consulting

What is the purpose of your business? A compelling vision lifts people and inspires action. It is more than a catchphrase - It is a detailed story of your future and the foundation of your strategy.


We help you with:

  • Defining the vision that drives you and the company
  • Writing your vision story with clarity and
  • Sharing it to inspire growth and success 

Strategic Planning

A well-developed strategy is the roadmap to achieve your vision. It defines the priorities and actions that lead to success.




We help you with:

  • Defining your strategy
  • Developing your actions plans
  • Implementing your strategic priorities

Growth Training

Leadership is a learned skill and effective leaders embody the vision of the organization, drive the strategy, and inspire the team. This creates success.


We help you with:

  • Executive and management coaching
  • Leadership development training
  • Supervisory management skills training

We Deliver Growth & Success

It's that Simple...