Rise Performance Group

Rise Performance Group offers a suite of solutions designed to solve your leadership challenges.  As authorized partners with several leading talent development systems and leadership thought leaders, we can customize relevant solutions for your organization.

Solutions That Get
Results

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

Whether you need help with company growth, strategic planning, raising capital or navigating a difficult economic landscape, we can help you leverage the most effective tools and proven best practices to help you achieve the business results you desire.

Using the Scaling Up methodology, Mark Fenner works with you to identify areas of business improvement and create solutions to help increase profitability, drive margin expansion and gain accountability to meet your specific business objectives.

Through specialized and exclusive tools such as the One-Page Strategic Plan outline and the Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Mark will help you assess your goals, identify the barriers to your business growth and develop a personalized plan for your company.

Mark will guide you and your management team using established Scaling Up strategies. With our expert advice you will learn how to:

  • Successfully plan and execute a solid business strategy
  • Build and maintain a corporate culture that consistently achieves results
  • Stay accountable to your company’s stated mission and goals
  • Develop new strategic relationships and partnerships

The Scaling Up methodology has helped numerous executives and leadership teams achieve their most ambitious business goals. Let Mark guide you through the process of successful scaling up your company. 

Scaling Up People: Talent and Leadership Development Solutions

For the past eight years, companies have worked with Rise Performance Group (RPG) to bring business results by focusing on their people, the enablers of success. From creating a vision, hiring the right people and aligning them to the vision, developing self-awareness, forming a leadership identity, and creating a culture of engagement, RPG has partnered with companies to facilitate productive relationships and a growth mindset.

Rise Performance Group is also well-positioned to be the platform to support the ‘Scaling Up People’ aspect of the Scaling Up model as presented by Verne Harnish in his book SCALING UP: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0.  We offer proven talent and leadership development solutions to propel our clients towards their scaling up goals.

We incorporate and/or are authorized partners with several leading talent development systems and assessments allowing us to customize relevant solutions for each organization. Some of these systems are listed below for reference.

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 be incorporated into any of the following:

  • Leader Labs (on-site workshops)
  • Facilitated Strategic Planning Sessions
  • Keynote speakers
  • Breakout sessions

Topgrading

WHAT IS IT?
Topgrading® is a corporate hiring and interviewing methodology intended to identify preferred candidates for a particular position.

WHAT’S THE BENEFIT TO THE ORGANIZATION?
Organizations who have embraced Topgrading® have doubled or even tripled their company’s hiring success rate. Reducing bad hires and increasing “A” players make companies more profitable and managers more successful.

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
We coach organizations on the Topgrading® Interview Model as well as provide assessments and templates to implement the methodology.

PXT Select

WHAT IS IT?
PXT Select helps you select the right people for the job, so your organization and people thrive. It’s an assessment system that helps align people to roles based on the traits most important to be successful.

WHAT’S THE BENEFIT TO THE ORGANIZATION?
Without the right process or without the right tools, finding the right people for the job is tough. But, keeping them engaged is even tougher. With PXT Select, organizations can plan their talent needs earlier, interview better, hire smarter, and retain longer.

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
We help organizations implement PXT Select in four simple steps to optimize their talent strategy:

1. PLAN the performance model
2. ASSESS to gain data driven candidate insight
3. CHOOSE using a unique ‘Job Fit’ feature to compare candidates against the performance model
4. ENGAGE using a full suite of reports which provide a path to onboard, coach, and develop talent

Everything DiSC - The Culture Catalyst

WHAT IS IT?
Everything DiSC® is a personal development learning experience that measures an individual’s preferences and tendencies based on the DiSC® model.

WHAT’S THE BENEFIT TO THE ORGANIZATION?
Participants receive personalized insights that deepen their understanding of self and others, making workplace interactions more enjoyable and effective. The result is a more engaged and collaborative workforce that can spark meaningful culture improvement in your organization.

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
We deliver the following three solutions that are proven to increase the effectiveness of employees and managers and enhance leadership development to catalyze a productive organizational culture.

• Everything DiSC Workplace® – For all employees
• Everything DiSC Management® – For all managers
• Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® – For leadership development

The Five Behaviors

WHAT IS IT?
The Five Behaviors® offers adaptive, research-validated testing that gives participants personalized results that deepen their understanding of self and others. Combined with Patrick Lencioni’s model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results, both teams and individuals can transform culture and rise together.

WHAT’S THE BENEFIT TO THE ORGANIZATION?
This program improves team effectiveness and productivity through the understanding and application of The Five Behaviors®: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results. This unique learning experience helps individuals and teams build effective work culture through communication and collaboration.

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
We facilitate and coach on the following models:
• Personal Development: Creates and scales a culture of teamwork and collaboration
• Team Development: Builds cohesiveness within intact teams

CliftonStrengths

WHAT IS IT?
The CliftonStrengths assessment, formerly Clifton StrengthsFinder, uncovers an individual’s unique rank order of 34 CliftonStrengths themes which represents their talent DNA. They explain the ways they most naturally think, feel and behave.

WHAT’S THE BENEFIT TO THE ORGANIZATION?
Gallup created the science of strengths, and for decades, the CliftonStrengths assessment has helped people excel. Gallup’s research shows that people who know and use their CliftonStrengths are:
• more engaged at work
• more productive in their roles
• happier and healthier
Whether it’s about improving yourself or a leader wanting to empower their team to perform better, CliftonStrengths based development empowers people to maximize their infinite potential.

HOW IS IT DELIVERED?
Participants complete an online CliftonStrengths assessment which measures their talent and categorizes them into 34 CliftonStrengths themes. Participants receive personalized reports and guides to help them chart their course to accomplish their purpose. Participants can also receive coaching to help unlock their potential using their strengths as identified in the reports.

“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.”

Dave Gregorio
Vice President Synergy MedSynergies
(now Optum 360)

Choose RISE.
Choose Growth.

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.