Who We Help - How We Help

We help leaders reach their full potential, so they can transform themselves and those whom they lead. 

How would you like to effectively lead by just being yourself, recognizing how your own passions, strengths and unique leadership style can transform the world around you? How would you like 'every day' to be your 'best day' as you project an authentic, leader presence? If you want to elevate your leadership performance and help take your team and organization to the next level, we can help. By listening and understanding your goals, defining the reality of your current state, helping you realize the opportunities you have and then developing a plan to move forward, we'll help you take the actions needed to achieve those goals. If you believe that we are all born with inherent leadership qualities that can be strengthened and improved upon with coaching, development and enhanced emotional intelligence, we can help you! 

What We Do

Executive and Leadership Coaching

We carry on the legacy of J. Allen Phillippi, combining over 25 years of senior military and executive leadership experience with the power of a science-backed suite of self-assessment tools and other proven leadership development approaches to coach leaders and teams to new levels of performance. Our commitment is to bridge the gap between who leaders are with who they need to be, as well as deliver meaningful results by improving teams and organizations.

Enhancing Emotional Intelligence

We rely on the Birkman Method in our coaching and development approach. The Birkman is  a reliable, time-tested leadership assessment tool that yields powerful insights into individuals’ motivational interests, occupational behaviors and deep-rooted perspectives, empowering them to thrive as leaders and team members.

Training and Development

We're here to help teams as well as individuals, providing leadership training and development to newly-formed and high-performing teams alike. We'll listen carefully to understand the leadership training and developmental needs of your specific organization, and tailor our approach to deliver powerful and engaging content that will deliver lasting results.

Thought Leadership

Mark Cappone's thoughts, originally published at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business as part of the Fisher Leadership Initiative's Lead Read Today
July 21, 2020 Author: Mark. Cappone Categories: Leadership Tips: Summary, Latest News, Latest News, Latest News, Latest News

Leader Member Exchange: Rethinking the Emergent Leader's Role in a New Environment

As of July 2020, It has been about four months since many teams shifted to work-from-home scenarios because of COVID-19. Tumultuous as this has been, it also presents an opportunity to re-frame traditional leadership theories in this new environment. The leader-member exchange (LMX) theory is one of those.
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June 23, 2020 Author: Mark. Cappone Categories: Latest News

The Janus Effect

Looking to the Past While Envisioning the Future

Envisioning the future and imagining its exciting possibilities is a key leader role. In The Leadership Challenge, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner discuss several envisioning imperatives for leaders who are looking forward and contemplating what might be. One of those, “reflecting on the past,” might seem counterintuitive and can easily be overlooked. However, research shows that leaders who look backward while imagining future opportunities often find more meaningful outcomes.[i] This can benefit both organizations and individuals alike.
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April 14, 2020 Author: Mark. Cappone Categories: Leadership Tips: Summary, Latest News

How Asking Powerful Questions Can Lead to Strategic Outcomes

Teachers are likely familiar with Bloom’s Taxonomy and its structured approach to asking questions in order to help students learn by remembering, understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating.[1] However, rarely does one find a college syllabus or corporate training outline focused on teaching leaders how to ask questions to improve results. Thankfully, this does not mean that sufficient literature is lacking, and a review of several informative pieces indicates that leaders can study, practice and learn to ask questions in meaningful ways to achieve better individual, organizational and strategic results.
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