As a business leader, you recognize the importance of leveraging opportunities for predictable, profitable growth. To achieve this, you develop strategies. You may explore innovative approaches to products and markets, encourage growth organically or through M&As, improve your operational efficiency, or reduce time to react, adapt and anticipate. However, there are often obstacles hindering the successful execution of these strategies:
Working with you and your development professionals, we identify and address the barriers inhibiting your success. Together, we create solutions with the aim to change behaviors of your leaders and employees and ready your organization to achieve its business goals and thrive in an ever-changing, competitive environment.
To put it simply, success depends on having the right people, in the right places, doing the right things, and ensuring that they execute behaviors that align with your strategy. This means recruiting, developing and retaining high performers, continuously skilling and reskilling your intact team, and equipping your people to react and adapt effectively to change.
Good process helps people work better: more efficiently and more effectively. It determines how work is done, how people communicate, and how internal and external functions cooperate. Effective implementation of proven best practices and methodologies directly support growth by providing standardization and scale.
Technology is a paradox: it simultaneously causes, and helps take advantage of, disruptive forces within the business. Rapid and frequent disruption is the new status quo. Embracing digitalization is critical for survival. Knowing how and when to use emerging technologies and adapting to the impact of digital transformation is essential to remain relevant.
Culture binds the organization, determines how people behave, and either supports and accelerates employees’ propensity to change or undermines and attenuates their support for the strategy. Creating a culture of trust, empowerment, fear-free innovation, collaboration across multiple generations, and internal entrepreneurship will significantly improve your ability to more rapidly achieve your business goals.
External drivers are forces over which you have little control that impact your business, e.g., competition, evolving customer demands, legislation changes, or even global warming. Responding with agility to these disruptors is key to success — and to respond well, you must have the right people and processes in place, leverage technology, and instill a culture of trust and collaboration within your organization.
Residential (Chapel Hill, NC) | $5,600
As leaders become more experienced, overreliance on past strengths and approaches can inhibit growth and effectiveness. Intentional Leadership reveals self-limiting habits and perspectives to allow for a more connected, more purposeful, and more rewarding experience of leadership.
Residential: Chapel Hill, NC | $6,500
To execute the organization’s strategy, business leaders want their human resources team to produce more talent, faster. The Talent Management Institute provides you with the simple, science-based, talent-building processes that drive performance and outcomes business leaders want.