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"Clients are experts at knowing if they feel valued."
--Harry Beckwith

"It's easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of acting."
--Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
--Henry David Thoreau

"Once the 'what' is decided, the 'how' always follows. We must not make the 'how' an excuse for not facing and accepting the 'what.'"
--Pearl Buck

"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time."
-- Andre Gide

"When a drop falls in the river, it becomes the river. When a deed is done well, it becomes the future."

"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it."
--Alexander Graham Bell

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
--Soren Kierkegaard

"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, who am I for? And, if not now, when?"
--The Talmud

"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that’s your own self."
--Aldous Huxley

"The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places."
--Ernest Hemingway

"Silent and listen are spelled with the same letters! Silent and listen look different but are the same —look closely."
--Albert Einstein

"Every part
of our personality
that we
do not love
will become hostile to us.
--Robert Bly

"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends."
-M.L. King

Brightman Associates,
A Lot of Expertise without a Lot of Experts.®

"Learn process. Achievements dissolve. Process regenerates.
—Thomas Merton Brightman, Process Consultant, Elder & Life Strategist

Our processes improve communication and create relationship equity that reaches the bottom line. We carefully choose our clients with an eye to long term relationship. We are not in-and-out consultants. For the most part, we do depth work over an extended time. We commit to our relationships.

We annually incubate one emerging business in our local market, Baltimore, Maryland. Apply for this specially priced service.


Time is life. Lets invest our time together in the spirit of all of the lives that depend on a successful enterprise. As this web site says in so many ways, we are in relationship with our clients as they are in relationship with their owners, employees, customers and suppliers. The essence of business is relationship.

Transformation of a business begins with transformation of its people. You know your business. We know people and process. Work with us to get the best from YOUR BEST and a bit more from everyone else. It is all-ways a good time to reflect, assess and empower. We add to your best practices. We'll exceed your expectations. Call Brightman Associates International today.

For Leadership Mentoring Certification®, as an individual or as a management team, click here.

Our Change of Heart Center® for Life Strategy has assisted over 3000 individuals since 1989. Certain growth opportunities only occur when dealt with individually and confidentially--one-to-one or in small groups. Individuals from among our business clients often do personal, life strategist work in the privacy of The Change of Heart Center. Some use individual services--exclusively. Visit our Web site of services for individuals at:


  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
  • Atelier Brambergsteig, Luzern, Switzerland
  • AT&T
  • Black & Decker
  • Carlson Learning Company
  • Chrysler Motors
  • Dean Witter Reynolds
  • IBM Federal Systems
  • Kuwait Embassy
  • Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.
  • Monolithic Memories Inc. (MMI)
  • Princess Cruise Lines
  • Retail Detail
  • S&H Motivation
  • Silversea Cruise Lines
  • Sitmar Cruise Lines
  • The Travelers Insurance
  • Toshiba America, Inc


  • Camper's Choice, Inc
  • Chrysler Motors
  • Eastland Imports, Mazda & Subaru
  • EuroMotorcars, Inc.
  • Friendly Jeep Eagle
  • Highland Chrysler-Plymouth
  • Highland Jeep Eagle
  • Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.
  • Michigan Rivet Corporation
  • Richmond Chrysler-Plymouth
  • Roseville Chrysler-Plymouth
  • Roseville Marine & RV
  • Snethkamp Jeep Eagle
  • Stohlman Automotive Group
  • Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc.
  • Toyota, America


  • Atelier Brambergsteig, Luzern, Switzerland
  • Carlson Learning Company
  • Dover Air Force Base
  • D.C. Air National Guard
  • E.F. MacDonald Motivation
  • Far West Marketing Company, Inc.
  • Gilbert Sandler Associates
  • J. Edward Connelley Associates
  • Kuwait Embassy
  • Loyola Executive MBA Program
  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Mort Barrish Associates
  • National Guard Bureau
  • North American Communications
  • Penton Learning Systems
  • Performax International
  • Salisbury State University
  • S&H Motivation
  • The United States Naval Academy
  • Tom Yaegel Associates


  • Agri-Ventilation Systems
  • American Flight Group
  • Benedict Associates, Bermuda
  • Chesapeake Computer Systems
  • Children’s Furniture Co.
  • Client Development Insitute
  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
  • Countryside Carryout
  • Duane Spader Associates
  • Electromation
  • eSymmetrix, Inc
  • Far West Marketing
  • Foster-Padgett Associates
  • Holiday Inn Westport
  • Holistic, Medical Practice Setups
  • ImageLine, LLC
  • Jerry Turk Associates
  • Larrand Associates, Inc.
  • MacDonald-Starling, LLC
  • Management Dynamics Center
  • Mary Agnes Twomey, Acupuncturist
  • Maryland Find Dining
  • McGladrey, Hendrickson & Pullen
  • MDV Communications
  • North American Communication Group
  • North American Marketing
  • O'Leary & Associates
  • Private Medical/Dental Practices
  • Probst-Mason Architects
  • Smith Content, LLC
  • Synergistics, Inc.
  • The Keeper, Inc.
  • The Veloso Group
  • WebConnection, LLC
  • Wm. C. Young, Jr. & Associates


  • Associated Jewish Charities and Welfare Fund
  • Association of Baptists, ABWE
  • Cockeysville, MD, Public Library Volunteers, Keynote Speaker
  • Council of Volunteer Directors
  • Enterprise Development Company
  • Eupsychia Institute, Inc.
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church
  • Glenwood Life Counseling Center
  • Grof Transpersonal Training
  • Holy Comforter Lutheran Church
  • Innovations in Addictions Treatment
  • Insight Consulting Group
  • Insight Transformational Seminars
  • John Hopkins Health Plan
  • Maryland CODA Annual Conference Keynote Speaker
  • Maryland Council of Directors of Volunteer Services
  • Maryland Volunteer Network
  • The Jung Society of Baltimore, MD, Keynote Speaker
  • York Road Planning Area Committee


  • Advertising Club of Buffalo
  • American Gas Association
  • American Institute of Banking (AIB)
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASE)
  • Association of Holotropic Breathwork International (AHBI)
  • Association of Transpersonal Psychology (ATP)
  • Baltimore Gas & Electric (BG&E)
  • Bank Administration Institute (BAI)
  • Bank Marketing Association (BMA)
  • Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
  • International Transpersonal Association (ITA)
  • Montana Dakota Utilities
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • Savings Institute Marketing Society Association (SIMSA)


  • BMA Management School of Bank Marketing, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Bank of Mississippi
  • Barnett Banks
  • Bright Bancshares
  • Community Spirit Bank
  • Concord Liberty Savings & Loan
  • F. D. I. C. (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
  • Financial Institution Marketers of Ohio
  • First American Savings Bank
  • First Federal of Annapolis
  • First Interstate of Alburquerque
  • First Mississippi National Bank
  • First Twinstate Bank
  • Green Mountain Bank
  • Guaranty Bank
  • Hazelton National Bank
  • Integra Financial Corporation
  • Kansas State Bankers Association
  • Kentucky Chapter, Bank Marketing Association
  • Maine Chapter, Bank Administration Institute
  • Maine Savings Bank
  • Newbold Asset Management
  • Penn-Jer-Del Chapter, Bank Marketing Association
  • Proctor Bank
  • Sanwa Bank California
  • Savings Marketers of Ohio
  • Skylake State Bank
  • Southwest Graduate School of Banking @ SMU
  • Sovran Bank
  • Spirit Bank
  • Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Bank Marketing Association
  • United Vermont Bancshares
  • Vermont National Bank
  • York Federal


    Three thousand individuals have utilized my facilitation for adjusting their life strategy with services from the Change of Heart Center, our center for confidential services to individuals.

    Telephone mentoring worldwide, 24/7/365: 410-426-2081

    • Private Appointment Mentoring, Individuals and Couples
    • Job Issues and Career Planning
    • Relationship Challenges at Work or Home
    • Couples Mentoring
    • Parent/Child Mentoring
    • Health Transition Management
    • Spiritual Seeking
    • Life Strategy Development
    • Holotropic and Integrative Breathwork Workshops
    • MARI® Card Mandala assessment