Mark has an uncanny talent for connecting with leaders and guiding them in unleashing their unused potential. With extensive training and decades of on-the-ground experience, Mark has helped hundreds of organizations build high-performing cultures, nurture world-class leaders and push the envelope of profitability.
Solutions That Get
Our solutions will evolve your leadership, shift your culture and ultimately give your company the competitive edge in today’s market. Take advantage of our organizational assessments, leadership labs, strategy sessions or leadership
retreats to improve your bottom line, build high-performing teams and nurture leaders. Based on years of experience working with company leadership, RISE has the tools your business needs to evolve its potential.
Scaling Up: The Business Planning System
Use the Scaling Up methodology if you want to get serious about improving profitability and cash flow in your business. RISE will work closely with you and your leadership team through an annual coaching agreement that’s anchored by a two-day strategic planning session and three one-day quarterly planning sessions.
Common benefits from implementing the Scaling Up methodology include profitability at three times the industry average, cash flow at twice the industry average, not to mention a significant increase in the enterprise value of your organization and your enjoyment during the climb.
This system will clarify four key decisions for you – and how best to get them right for your business:
People Decisions: Ensure you have the right people focused on the right tasks with clear accountability, metrics and communication cadence.
Strategy Decisions: We help you make key decisions about the critical components of your strategy. You’ll see your team align and execute efficiently when every team member can clearly articulate the company strategy, including long term goals, core customer profiles and the brand promise.
Execution Decisions: High-caliber execution is possible when you’ve implemented the discipline of planning, prioritization, measurement and meeting cadence. These disciplines make transformation possible.
Cash Decisions: Cash is fuel for your growth engine. With cash you have options. Without cash your organization is left somewhere between stagnancy and bankruptcy. We work with you and your leadership team to implement strategies and tactics that increase the internally generated cash needed for scaling your business.
Get your mangers to maximize their potential and drive positive change. RISE will guide your management team in mastering the indispensable skills of creating clarity, aligning their team and executing the plan. Participants will also develop a structure of measurement and meeting cadence that will increase accountability, decision making ability and problem solving skills. Our four-stage approach will ensure your managers embody these behavioral and cultural changes:
- Tie this development program closely to a larger corporate goal or change management initiative.
- Reinforce the desire to change through the use of stories, inspiration and sense of purpose (during workshops).
- Teach managers new principles, how to apply new tools, and how to develop new systems.
- Real world application, recognition and repetition during the on-going Application Immersion program are key to embracing the principles of this program.
Customized Leadership Programs
Your organization has a unique set of leadership issues and/or barriers that are holding you back from real growth. We hear your pain. That’s why we offer customized leadership solutions and coaching that will specifically address your greatest needs.
Not only do we customize all of our standard offerings, we can also offer you these invaluable diagnostic tools:
- CheckPoint 360 multi-rater leadership assessment
- Organizational Health Assessment
- The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Assessment
- DiSC-based individual and team diagnostics
Our customized solutions can also incorporate any of the following:
- Leader Labs (on-site workshops)
- Facilitated Strategic Planning Sessions
- Keynote speakers
- Breakout sessions
“Mark is the Pro that makes pros! His depth of character, knowledge and ability is exceptional. Combine these awesome attributes with a high degree of compassion and heart for service to others and he is the BEST partner I have ever worked with in helping create high performance leaders. It is hard to find such a talented professional whom is also simply a remarkable person.”
Vice President Synergy MedSynergies
(now Optum 360)
At RISE, we guide executive leaders in focusing on profitable vision and strategy, while simultaneously working with the organization to support that vision. When mid-level leaders step up, problem solve and make decisions, executive leaders gain the time to focus on the bigger picture. Through executive retreats, leadership labs and proven tools, RISE will drive transformation and growth in your organization.