Our Story

Our Story

Born out of transformational tragedy, Plan Canvas was founded by Jon Umstead, a business consultant, executive and author of the book Business is ART (Articulate – Revise – Track).

The suicides of a friend (David), an employee (Tom) and Jon’s nephew (Nathan) had one thing in common – all 3 of these individuals felt overwhelmed and alone.

That’s when Jon decided to put his education and experience leading and growing businesses to use by focusing on the success of others – so that others would not feel so overwhelmed and alone.

We want freelancers, entrepreneurs, business owners, and organizational leaders to have access to an on-online community experience. A place to help and to get help. A place to commiserate and to share. A comfort in knowing that they aren’t alone. A community to help lighten the load and drive greater success.

That’s what Plan Canvas is all about. Your success is our mission.

A Note from Our Founder

I highly encourage you to discover your own sense of purpose now. Don’t do what I did. Don’t wait for tragedy to strike in order to figure it out. The Personal Plan available in Plan Canvas is a great way to start. Whether you subscribe to Plan Canvas or not…please, please, please…heed this advice.

Best wishes!

Corporate Social Responsibility

Here at Plan Canvas, we believe in social responsibility and the idea of supporting our communities. Learn more about the specific organizations that are near and dear to us.

Plan Canvas is a community and a powerful software for improving your odds of business success and personal fulfillment.

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