Behind every successful executive or business leader is a competent, trusted mentor. We all need them in our inexorable climb to the top. But it doesn't stop there. Every leader needs insightful, objective advice to improve his effectiveness and optimize his potential. We provide fully customized, results-driven programs that help CEOs and their management teams improve their executive presence, communication skills, speaking skills, and relationships with key stakeholders.
We also provide strategic advice on a broad range of leadership issues, including corporate strategy, strategic alternatives, operational issues, organizational strategy, crisis management, and communication strategy. We're trusted strategic advisors and executive coaches with decades of leadership experience as senior executives in the most challenging business environments.
We provide unique insight and perspective when you're too close to the situation. We're here to bounce ideas around and provide critical feedback in real time. We tell it to you straight. No sugar-coating. No BS. And we've got a perfect, decades-long track record of maintaining confidentiality per the ever-changing world of SEC regulations.
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Think about it. Running a company is a perpetual balancing act. When you're knee-deep in technical issues and execution problems, it's sometimes hard to achieve any sort of balance, let alone objectivity. When you're in the midst of competitive warfare on a global scale, it's nearly impossible to maintain enough self-awareness and perspective to know:
- When to lead and when to listen
- When to inspire and when to execute
- When to push and when to persuade
- When to hold people accountable and when to allow them to self-correct
- When to align the team and when to allow individuals to shine
- When to act and when to be patient
- When to be forthcoming and when to hold back
You might be an extraordinarily competent and successful CEO or entrepreneur, but you're also human. Don't set yourself up on a pedestal of expectations you can't possibly live up to.
If it's your management team that needs some coaching, don't leave it on a back-burner. A big part of your job is to give them the tools they need to achieve their full potential and operate as an effective leadership team.
If you're a board director, don't make the mistake of thinking your CEO was born with the knowledge and capability needed to run a company in this day and age. After all, he's only human. If you see the signs that he can use some help, talk to him.
One of the most common corporate failure modes is when companies become too internally focused, self-absorbed, and myopic. They can't see the forest for the trees. That's how many companies lose their way. In most cases, all it takes to avoid that result is some insight and an objective, outside perspective to turn things around. If you think we might be able to help, contact us now.
All this talk about perspective brings to mind a proverb from the Tao Teh Ching by Lao Tzu:
He who knows men is clever;
He who knows himself has insight.
He who conquers men has force;
He who conquers himself is truly strong.
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