Leadership Transformation & Alignment
Common Issues & Concerns
Clients who engage with us in Leadership Transformation & Alignment have a common set of issues and concerns:
- Our current leadership development isn’t connected to business results.
- We’re missing an integrated, strategic plan for growing leaders.
- We don’t have the depth of successors we need.
- We struggle to articulate why leadership development matters in a way that resonates with our leaders.
- We have different versions of what we want leaders to do in different regions or businesses.
Good leadership is the cornerstone of a high performing business.
At RBL we believe that leadership brand enables competitive differentiation. Instead of defining leadership as a generic list of attributes created by an internal research project or committee, we go outside-in to connect leadership behavior with the firm’s identity in the mind of customers and investors.
But we do more than help companies create differentiated individual leaders. We help them create a system to build leadership capability that will stand out against competitors and increase value for all stakeholders. Our leadership development work can facilitate both broad business transformation challenges as well as specific leadership capability improvement initiatives.
Leadership capability engagements ensure that leadership development efforts are worth the investment in time, money, and energy. This is done by integrating and optimizing the six elements of the RBL Leadership Brand Architecture.
Client Insights & Impact
A travel services client discovered that locations led by their best leaders generate more than twice the revenues compared to locations led by their base leaders, while a food services client discovered that over 40% of its senior leaders were contributing primarily as individual contributors, over 30% had only one direct report, and none of their performance metrics were connected to marketing or financial results.
A large manufacturer facing a significant executive bench strength gap created systems and processes to identify and develop a pool of 200 corporate high potential leaders consistent with their firm brand.
Effective collaboration does in fact drive results. When colleagues work together effectively, the process is highly engaging and exhilarating. At The RBL Group, we have been fortunate to work with a number of cross-functional teams who had a focused goal and left the...read more