Our Ideal Client

Our ideal clients have the following six characteristics:

  • They are self-aware leaders who surround themselves with those having complementary strengths;
  • They are committed to professional and personal success;
  • They lead organizations structured as teams;
  • They and the teams they head are recognized by their peers as successful;
  • They are continually growing and improving, both individually and corporately; and
  • They invest resources (time, money, personnel) into the ongoing success of the organization.

What We Provide

We offer coaching and consulting services through five delivery channels:

  1. Individualized executive coaching (two 90-minute sessions per month either by phone or in person with follow-up notes and between session support provided)
  2. Teambuilding process that involves several sessions over a period of 3-5 months
  3. Ongoing retainer relationships
  4. Topical seminars and facilitation of retreats, off-sites, and planning sessions
  5. Public speaking (distinguished from seminars by being less interactive and involving larger audiences)

Benefits

Coaching / Retainer

  • You reach well-reasoned strategic decisions
  • You are accountable to implement behavioral commitments you have made
  • You process and prepare for communication events (such as conversations, reviews, interviews, meetings, and presentations)
  • You are able to vent to a safe outsider who listens and provides honest feedback

Teambuilding

  • Creates self-awareness among team members
  • Enables team members to identify and build on strengths, as well as addressing debilitative weaknesses (that is, weaknesses that undermine their effectiveness)
  • Allows teams to overcome longstanding differences to reach a point of renewed productivity and appreciation for others
  • Helps the team to implement strategies for healthy communication using our model: Six Steps to a Healthy Team

Events

  • Keeps the audience entertained and engaged
  • Allows the leader to observe and participate without having to focus on leading the event, while enabling team members to consider key principles from new perspectives
  • Provokes the audience to think about issues of significance and emphasizes practical, behavioral takeaways
  • Focuses on the success of both individuals and the teams they represent

General Benefits

  • Your quality of life improves as you find a balance in your quest for professional and personal success
  • Your effectiveness as a leader improves as you build on your strengths and surround yourselves with carefully selected team members who complement those strengths
  • Our role is that of confidential advisor, trusted sounding board, and honest outsider not caught up in the politics of the situation or organization

Fees

Fees are based on one of three relationships:

  1. Project
  2. Retainer
  3. Event

In addition to our fees there may be charges for materials and travel.

While event fees are quoted as being for a full-day or half-day, our services are not based on an hourly rate.