Help leadership groups clarify important issues and strategies and develop consensus
Skilled at listening, learning and identifying root causes of misalignment
Helping leaders understand their differences and bridge common ground
It is not uncommon for company leadership and boards of directors to have different visions and directions for success. Both groups believe they have the “answer” from their years of experience and are comfortable leading. But there’s a fine line between governance and management, between setting policy and micro-managing. Too many hands on the steering wheel can cause an organization to veer off-course.
How can leadership group consulting help?
An outside consultant can help leadership groups clarify important issues and strategies and develop consensus. Setting a common course for company leadership and clear steps and responsibilities to achieve them is the first step toward success. Holding each group accountable without creating unproductive tension is the key to delivering on the plan.
Why is it important?
Executing on similar visions and priorities at the highest level of an organization can have serious financial, customer and employee wins. Stock prices soar, morale improves and, ultimately, everybody wins.
Why The Oliver Group?
Our consultants are skilled at listening, learning and identifying root causes of misalignment in situations that pose a significant threat of failure if not resolved. We have the tools, data, processes and experience to help leaders and board members find common ground and build trusting relationships.
We can help your organization:
- Understand the board’s roles and responsibilities
- Establish standards of behavior for the board and leadership team
- Address differences head-on when they occur and resolve them in positive ways
- Improve interpersonal communication and trust
- Outline broad strategies with executable plans
In the end, we help leaders understand their differences and bridge common ground, and we support them through adaptive behaviors, skill development, recasting of roles or responsibilities, or career transition. Addressing difficulties and taking advantage of opportunities can help an organization reach its potential faster.
Preserving and developing relationships in the C-suite and at the board level will allow leaders to focus on the important job of running the company and providing direction.