COACHING & CONSULTING

 Working with leaders at the board and senior executive levels at both business and nonprofit organizations, Steve Friedman offers individual coaching, peer advisory groups / group coaching, and workshops for leaders to find paths to greater effectiveness in dealing with challenges like:

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SENIOR EXECUTIVES

  • Increasing awareness of how they are perceived 

  • Becoming more effective at planning and executing difficult conversations

  • Building executive presence

  • Deepening and broadening understanding of new responsibilities and goals at the same or new organizations

  • Increasing the engagement and aligning the culture, goals and performance of the teams

  • Establishing and achieving more ambitious goals

CEOs & COOs

 

  • Deepening partnerships with board and committee Chairs

 

  • ​​Leading culture change

 

  • Modifying behaviors for more effective leadership

 

  • For non-profits, finding the right balance between business-like practices and the special nature of a philanthropic mission

 

  • Reducing silo behavior

  • Assessing and adjusting strategies

  • Building more effective senior teams

BOARD & COMMITTEE CHAIRS

  • Developing better board and committee processes to eliminate friction

 

  • Improving the flow of data and information to enhance decision-making

  • Establishing the proper allocation of function and responsibility between the board and the senior executives they oversee

  • For non-profits, creating a financially supportive board 

SINGLE ORGANIZATION WORKSHOPS,
GROUP COACHING & PEER ADVISORY GROUPS

  • Leadership academy 

 

  • Team-building

  • Deepening relationships with customers and clients

  • Succession planning

  • Retirement planning