I play five different roles in my work with CEOs and top management teams.
|CEO’s starting point||My role||Outcomes|
|Someone to design and facilitate a meeting, conference, workshop, strategic planning process, large group gathering etc||Facilitator||High energy, deeper engagement, aligned action for execution. Everyone on the same page and charged up|
|A neutral third party to give us a view on our leadership capability, role clarity, leadership communication, organizational engagement etc||Objective observer||360 reports and organizational surveys that yield insight, refine direction, and build confidence in leadership|
|A high performance team leading this organization||Team builder||Aligned roles and goals. Comprehensive governance architecture. Syndication of CEO’s leadership game plan. ‘Best team’ performance|
|Someone to bounce ideas off, who has ‘been there before’ and will challenge my thinking||Sounding board||Clearer thinking; better leadership; increased speed of decision making and confidence in leadership agenda / game plan|
|Someone to help us live up to our potential, help our B players become A players||Personal Coach||Clarity about strengths to leverage, insight into problems and blockages, and a roadmap to success|