Specialized in leadership training since 1987, Suzy Ethier and I teach people how to be strategic thinkers. Our teaching methods shorten the learning curve by learning adventures designed to provide situational experience. Our programs show people how to be flexible, adaptable and strategic thinkers so they can actualize a common vision. We help managers enhance both their personal and professional skills by teaching them how to optimize their creative capital.

THE NEED FOR STRATEGIC THINKING: In a recent survey, more than 1500 leaders reported that the world is a lot more uncertain today than ever before. The IBM Leadership Study said that: “…managing complexity…” is the most important challenge facing leaders and managers today. The study underlined that gradual change no longer works in a global business climate which has altered its fundamental ways of functioning. It concludes by asserting that new strategies are required. But it warned: "...even if leaders recognize they have to innovate in order to satisfy the changing world, they have a lot of trouble finding the creative thinking they need in their environment."

Even so, the shift to a global vision with local complexities requires 3 things from organization to succeed: Leadership must 1.
Embody strategic thinking skills so as to inspire and transform the organizations's human capital into creative capital; 2 Acquire the management talent that will provide greater operational and situational dexterity so as to add value to the structural capital; and 3. Reinvent customer relations by enhancing the client capital.

Our offer: We design in-house training programs that transfer the knowledge that decision-makers need to manage complex situations and solve real-time problems.

In our learning adventures, key collaborators and employees
learn tools, techniques, syntheses and templates that facilitate both decision-making and problem-solving. Over a fixed time-period, we will show them how to think creatively in response to a larger vision of sustainable prosperity.

Advantages and benefits for participants (and the their organizations) include:
  1. They will know how to optimize their own creative capital (and thus the organization's );
  2. They will know how to add value to the organization’s structural capital and its client capital;
  3. They will know how to how to apply proven rules of success as they will understand management strategies;
  4. They will have acquired important tools and techniques for strategic thinking;
  5. They will know how to manage complexity;
  6. They will have acquired syntheses and templates that enhance creative thinking;
  7. They will have used skills that deal with instability and unpredictable and uncertain events;
  8. They will learn to increase their ability to work with empowered teams and to generate winning ideas;
  9. They will sharpen their capacity to analyze projects, challenges and opportunities;
  10. They will know how to maximize their intellectual flexibility and performance;
  11. They will know how to mobilize teams and workers around common interests;
  12. They will know how to inspire collaborators to be more creative.

We have a full range of learning methods:
  • Multimedia conferences and seminars to explore, inspire and stimulate the organization’s «creative capital»
  • Seminars and activities that transfer information on creative self-empowerment and strategy
  • One-on-One Executive Coaching
  • Team Coaching
  • LEAN™ Management Coaching
  • Entrepreneurial Mentoring
  • Communication and persuasion strategies
  • Visionary and strategic planning
  • Corporate retreats based on empowering leaders.

P
rofessional fees: Depending on the mandate, our services are billed by the hour, per day or on retainer. In Quebec, depending on a company’s salary base, our interventions will also benefit from 1% income tax credit. Aspects of manpower development may qualify a client for a 50% government subsidy.

In conclusion: Innovation is the driving force of the economy and of society. In a world undergoing deep transformations, the future depends on the capacity to adapt to changing times. As such, organizations must transform their human capital into creative capital.

Did you know that every 1$ invested in empowerment training generates 3$ in new economic activity? Invest in your « creative capital » because it is clearly the shortest path to prosperity! Rather than merely survive, learn how to thrive in a world that’s changing at the speed of thought.

Contact-us for a FREE consultation. Telephone 514-481-2835 in Montreal, Canada!