Your Business Challenges

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&A’s, improve your operational efficiency, or reduce time to react, adapt and anticipate. However, there are often obstacles hindering the successful execution of these strategies:

  • Your people’s ability and willingness to change
  • Evolving customer needs
  • The competitive landscape
  • Difficulty achieving consistent and comprehensive strategy execution
  • The battle for recruiting and retaining quality people
  • Market disruptions
  • The impact of technology

How We Help

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.

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People
To put it simply, success depends on having the right people, in the right places, doing the right things, 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.
Process
Good process helps people work better: more efficiently and more effectively. It determines how work is done, how people communicate, how internal and external functions cooperate. Effective implementation of proven best practices and methodologies directly support growth by providing standardization and scale.
Technology
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
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
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.

 

2019 Financial Times Executive Education Rankings

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Globally for Custom Programs (No. 2 in the U.S.)

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Globally for Value for Money (3rd year in a row)

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Source: Financial Times Global Executive Education Rankings