Leadership facilitation is the gateway to enhanced talent management and high-performance. essence leadership helps professionals cultivate and express their full potential, and progressive organizations optimize their talent by supporting their leadership.
Specifically, essence leadership has helped senior management and their teams by:
- Facilitating 360 leadership and team assessments;
- Coaching executives and senior managers to be well-rounded in their leadership, focusing on both their relationship and strategic competencies;
- Building confidence in emerging leaders by cultivating their self-awareness, personal brand and well-rounded leadership competencies;
- Facilitating strategic alignment within teams;
- Integrating business and HR strategies;
- Designing and presenting customized leadership and team development programs;
- Designing and presenting coaching training to managers and above;
- Mapping out career path with managers and above.
With leadership development, engagement, and retention being top talent issues, the benefits in essence leadership’s services are many. Ultimately, relationships and results are enhanced.
CLIENT: Senior management team in construction industry
THE NEED: Leadership development and facilitated team meetings
THE RESULT: Identified obstacles and challenges in leading team to high-performance. Mapped out action steps required to align team in formulating shared vision, and short-term and long-term strategic plans. The facilitated team meetings allowed different perspectives to be aired and understood, created an opportunity to appreciate and leverage each team member’s strengths, and emphasized the need to carve out time for longer-term planning. Senior management team’s reactivity declined as they responded to the identified obstacles and challenges throughout the leadership development program. Six months after the assignment ended, the leadership team confidently moved their business strategy forward and accepted an acquisition offer to merge with their sister company. This merger is expected to put the whole and new organization at a competitive advantage in their sector and region.
CLIENT: AVP and Executive MBA in insurance organization.
THE NEED: Career planning and mapping for AVP within large insurance organization, and preparing for internal transition.
RESULT: Using career and personality assessment tools, reviewing executive’s passions, interests, and strengths, and clarifying who she is and her vision, executive was able to map out her next career move and apply for her next exciting role within her organization. She confidently presented herself in the internal interviews and smoothly transitioned from the legal department to the mergers and acquisitions team with the support of her organization.
CLIENT: VP Sales in consumer packaged goods organization.
THE NEED: Performance management for potential for promoted VP of Sales experiencing heightened leadership responsibilities and sales targets in an increasingly competitive global market. Overwhelm, overload and alignment were some of the areas addressed during the coaching sessions using 360 leadership and team assessment tools.
RESULT: Enabled employee to focus on top priorities for high-performance, communicate clearly and confidently, and formulate empowering strategic action plan with CEO of organization.
CLIENT: Senior Manager in credit union’s risk management area
THE NEED: Leadership development to build confidence and set up senior manager for success
THE RESULT: Helped senior manager be her authentic self at work and communicate from this place. Her fear of rejection was replaced with her passion and enthusiasm for her expertise. This was demonstrated in an educational presentation she shared with her peers within her organization. She has since led additional educational seminars within her organization.
CLIENT: Provincial Government Agency in Canada
THE NEED: Team development program
THE RESULT: Using a 360 team assessment, a full-day team development program was customized to go over the feedback, celebrate team’s strengths, and further develop high-performance team competencies through interactive exercises. Team leader was able to follow-through on action items identified during retreat. This enhanced trust and morale on the team.