If you want a big binder with lots of slides, these aren’t the consultants for you. They are productive and down-to-earth and smart. Mary, Carol, Kevin and Julia were quick to understand our complex, rapidly-evolving organization when they started the work to transform our culture. They helped us take a perceived “soft” issue and develop the “hard” insights we needed to justify taking action. They used Agile to help us rapidly develop practical and powerful steps to shift our culture. Transforming culture is a marathon, but our leadership is committed and we are seeing the change in how we work.
Mary and Kevin helped me to identify and frame my initial concerns and then to provide solutions tailored
The team partnered with us to develop a compelling and material case for investing in a globally coordinated sales approach. They quickly built an understanding of our business and drew from industry best practices and their own research and experience, allowing our team to focus on their day-to-day priorities while accelerating the pursuit of this important new growth initiative. They provided us with pragmatic processes and tools so that we can move quickly into execution.
With operations from three distinct entities being merged and operated by a team based in Canada for the first time, we needed to quickly determine priorities from a long list of needs, while continuing to run the day-to-day business. Mary and the team helped us to group and prioritize key initiatives and then supplied the project management discipline to keep us on track. They have also been instrumental in helping us to implement a number of critical business processes and in building a more cohesive leadership team. The team’s broad understanding of business issues has provided me with access to knowledgeable resources that complement my team’s needs during this very fast-paced and demanding growth period.
As a public company growing rapidly in an exciting global market we needed a clear and actionable vision and strategy to motivate our staff, ensure alignment with our board of directors and to share with investors. Mary and her team brought energy and clarity to the process. The executive team and the board are now fully aligned and well equipped to deliver even greater value to our shareholders.
As a diversified public company with multiple divisions in the mature Energy and Chemicals industries, it was important for us to understand how we stood relative to the market in terms of the diversity of our workforce and what we needed to do to be better positioned to win the war for talent in the future. Kevin, Mary and the team provided us with insight on best practices within reference companies and analyzed internal data to identify risks. They then put forth recommendations that have enabled us to better plan for our future needs. Their structured approach helped us to quickly understand our situation and establish the business benefits of implementing a more formal Diversity and Inclusion policy.
Their senior team has been helping us with an ambitious corporate transformation. They have supported the change process in many ways, from leading strategy development processes, to aligning our executive and management teams, coaching, and skillfully managing internal and external communications.
The team helped us across a broad range of issues to clarify our direction and to get on with things. They understand us and our business, and their energy is unflagging.
Mary invested time to understand our business and our culture. She helped us define exciting business goals, communicate our strategies and plans with clarity to our people and to the global team, and kept us focused on our values.