One of the most important decisions a Board or company makes is selecting and preparing the right person for the most critical leadership positions in the company. Failed senior executives result in lost revenue potential, decreased customer or investor confidence, diminished employee engagement, and ultimately a drop in shareholder value. We objectively assess, develop, and prepare CEOs and their teams to perform at peak levels.
of recommended executives were performing successfully one year after the assessment.
We work closely with key stakeholders to identify key deliverables, leadership success attributes, and strategic context to build the scorecard from which to evaluate candidates. We assess talent using our proprietary methodology incorporating personality, critical thinking, judgment, and past performance data to provide our expert recommendation and transition considerations.
of CEOs have limited visibility of future leadership needs while 54% have succession in place for their management team.
We partner with boards, CEOs and CHROs on creating fact-based insights and improve succession planning, transition success and focused development actions. Our team are trusted experts in predicting a leader’s ability to scale and reach peak potential. We provide critical insights and recommendations to aid executive development priorities, succession readiness, and required management team changes.
of Summit coaching clients have reported improved performance as a result of coaching.
Our consulting team is comprised of trained coaches who serve as trusted partners, leadership advisors, and catalysts of change for CEOs and their teams. Our coaching is results-driven, courageous, designed to address issues in real-time, and focused on improving executive impact and performance with boards, direct reports, and other key stakeholders.
of new chief executives fail within the first 18 months.
Onboarding and Transition
The success or failure of newly appointed senior leaders is often established in the first six months of assuming their new role in an organization. Considering board expectations, dynamic business needs, and company readiness, we partner closely with leaders on accelerating their success and assimilating into their new role to significantly increase their probability for success.