Equipping companies with the means to resolve their most vexing challenges.
I am an advisor to executives in some of the world’s largest corporations. Together we focus on what was recently described by a candid client as, ”making work not suck.” This translates to discreetly working through the cultural practices and policies preventing people from doing what needs to be done–individually and collaboratively, down the hall or across continents.
My approaches quickly and dramatically change cultures no longer serving employees and the customers they support. Shoulder to shoulder, we craft near-term and long-range strategies to ensure adoption and comfortable change.
The one thing all clients have in common is that they work in what I call Octopus Organizations–complex systems with many moving arms that often don’t know what the others are doing.
I also keynote several dozen public and corporate events each year, focusing on how companies and organizations can get the most from the people dollars they have already spent. I ask the fundamental question: why do we hire the brightest people we can find, then expect them to excel in a culture that treats them like idiots? Attendees leave with a fresh perspective, an empowered sensibility and the tools to make immediate change.
At times when you may also want to create strategic initiatives focused on improving the digital literacy of your workforce, the social savvy of your leadership team, or perhaps even re-skill a departm
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