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Consulting & Coaching


Peter has helped leaders in businesses of all kinds be more successful at what they do for 30 years. He has successfully accompanied clients on their path through major organizational change, navigating challenges with simplicity, clarity, and elegance. His sage perspective on interpersonal and organizational matters shines a clarifying and relieving light on the dynamics you want to get better at and need to master. Through working with him, you will elevate your leadership game, navigate challenging dynamics with more ease, become a pro at having difficult conversations skillfully, and express yourself concisely, confidently and elegantly.

Born and raised in Germany, Peter has been based in the US for the past 35 years. His degree is in Organizational Development and Social Transformation. He is an in-depth student of social psychology with a focus on interpersonal influence and communication, gender style differences, and navigating Situational Status. Based in San Diego, CA, Peter Fahrenkamp M.A. works with clients anywhere via phone, email, video conference, and when possible, in person.

The idea of working with you is to create insights and breakthroughs for you - when you need them - rather than spending a lot of time together. Aside from specific engagements, such as mediation services, working together by the hour is really counter-productive and a potential conflict of interest. It’s like mechanics making more money the longer they take and the longer you’re without your car. Ideally, your mechanic is compensated for the quality and speed of the work: you hire them to improve your car, and the faster the work is done, the better - including for you, because you’re back on the road faster.

Peter only works with a handful of clients at any one time. Accompanying a client closely becomes part of his daily life and attention even between sessions. The container he offers for that kind of close accompaniment is based on a quarterly compensation agreement for unlimited access to his services via phone, email, video-conference, and in person when possible. When working with you, he will usually be available to you in real-time, or on short notice. This is especially useful when unforeseen challenging situations come up or when you need to get ready for high-stakes situations. You will be able to count on Peter to be at your side when you need him - to help you navigate and master whatever dynamic you're facing.

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