Reimagine Now to Thrive in the Next Normal

During a major crisis, the natural tendency is to focus on mobilizing your organization to meet the threat. It's not too early, however, to start planning now to thrive after the crisis.
Read More

How Transition Coaches Accelerate Executive Onboarding

  Many companies think they are doing a good job of onboarding newly-hired executives when they actually aren’t...
Read More

How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times with Coach-like Conversations

In his recent podcast with How to be Awesome at Your Job's Pete Mockaitis, Michael Watkins shares the new conversations leaders need to have in order to empower and support their teams during difficult times.
Read More

Coaching Your People Through a Crisis

It’s all-too-easy to shift into “action mode” during a crisis and forget that your people are experiencing great uncertainty about their futures. So, even as you experience the powerful impulse to act, temper that with a focus on coaching your...
Read More

Same Storm, Different Boats: Use a “COVID-19 Stress Index” to Assess Your People’s Energy Reserves

How should the COVID-19 Crisis change the way leaders engage with their teams? This question came into focus for me while I sat in on a “check-in” call with a senior health-care company executive and her reports about COVID-19 impacts on their...
Read More

Looking for Opportunity in the Midst of Crisis

As the global pandemic forces countries into continued lockdown and entire industries into crisis management, IMD’s survey reveals the range and scale of organizational and personal challenges it has unleashed across the workforce.
Read More

Don’t Waste a Good Crisis

When you are in the midst of a major crisis – and the current situation with the Coronavirus certainly qualifies – the natural tendency is to get consumed with assessing the situation, developing response plans and mobilizing your organization to...
Read More

7 Questions to Ask About Your Organization's Readiness for the Corona Virus Crisis

The Corona Virus is presenting virtually all organizations with unforeseen challenges. Is your organization ready to meet them? Here are 7 questions to ask:   1) Are you ready to shift to "war-fighting mode"? Decentralized organizations -...
Read More

Do You Have What it Takes to Kill the Project You Love?

Innovation, according to the economist Joseph Schumpeter, is all about "creative destruction." He was referring to the process through which new innovations (the creative part) displace established ways of doing things (the destruction part) and his...
Read More

10 Attributes of Culture That Make It So Difficult to Change

While there is universal agreement that organizational culture plays a crucial role in shaping organizations, there is little consensus on what it actually is, never mind how it influences performance and, crucially, how leaders can change it. ...
Read More


We provide customized and standard talent management solutions for leaders, teams, and organizations.

Our global network of leadership consultants is exclusively trained in our proven methodology and bring a minimum of ten years of practical experience in leadership development at Fortune 500 companies.

We rely on and value enduring client relationships built on trust.