Extraordinary results happen only when you give the best you have to become the best you can be at your most important work.”
– Gary Keller, founder of Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate company
What do we mean by “extraordinary?"
Virtually every organization has the ability to achieve the extraordinary. More often than not, extraordinary results come from doing the ordinary extraordinarily well. Far from being attached to ground-breaking, norm-busting, or game-changing ideas, they’re the product of…
leaders with the ability to excite and motivate,
aligning stakeholders behind a shared purpose, vision, mission, and set of core values,
making a concerted effort to understand and deliver what customers really want,
doing a bunch of small things better than others,
keeping employees informed and feeling that their opinions matter, and
recognizing effort and success.
How we can help
We're ready to step in to manage and facilitate an end-to-end strategic planning process. We're equally ready to facilitate a workshop, undertake employee and/or customer research, or design and introduce a stakeholder engagement initiative.
Regardless of the assignment, we're able to draw on extensive experience in strategic thinking, strategic planning, market research, strategic advisory, professional development, and leadership coaching.
Facilitated Strategic Planning
Our end-to-end process brings
decision-makers together to make mission-critical decisions and build a purpose-
driven, laser-focused strategy.
Our professional facilitators excel at engaging participants, designing productive conversations, breaking up logjams, and achieving desired outcomes.
You've got to ask them to find out what they really think! Employee and customer research plays a key role in uncovering issues and validating assumptions.
Challenges you might be facing...
our stated core values not being reflected in staff behaviours
trying to do too much with available resources
dealing with business disruption (like the pandemic)
how to differentiate ourselves from the competition
how to balance on-going operations and strategic priorities
difficulty in attracting and retaining good talent
departments or teams not collaborating
messages not getting through to staff
maintaining customer satisfaction
effectively linking operations with our strategy
In the words of our clients...
"[You]... led productive group sessions effectively and efficiently, carefully breaking down competing stakeholder barriers. You challenged and motivated us, as individuals and as a group, to work towards a common objective and achieve consensus with creativity..."
– Frank Colantonio, Director of Continuing Education
"...you have been engaging and full of energy and enthusiasm. You did an excellent job of helping us to prepare for our facilitated strategic planning sessions, and in guiding us through the sessions, encouraging an open and constructive discussion..."
– Corey Kinart, Associate, Senior Acoustical Engineer
"...you showed a fresh enthusiasm and an innovative approach to creating strategy and engaging a cross-section of managers in the process. You exhibited real depth in strategy and strategic thinking and ‘hands-on’ experience in leading change.."
– Marc Caira, Chief Operating Officer
Some of the clients we are proud to serve
Let’s start a conversation.
Looking for Toronto-based consultants and facilitators who understand what it takes to build a purpose-driven, people-centred business strategy, and are able to work anywhere in the world?
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