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Leadership & strategy training

We offer three types of services under our leadership & strategy training rubric:
✓ Life and executive coaching
✓ Business strategy training
✓ Career-skills assessment, development, and leadership training

Life and executive coaching

Coaching has come of age. Just as athletes employ personal trainers and coaches, so should you. The analogy to athletes and our physical bodies carries quite far. When we are physically ill, we go and see a medical doctor; when we feel mentally distressed, we go and see a psychologist or counselor; when we want to reach our potential, we consult with a coach. Lack of know-how or simply fear of the unknown often hinder us to explore, to advance, and to reach our potential. Not fulfilling your potential is a waste, and that's where physical coaching for athletes come in. Likewise, that's where life and executive coaching comes in. A coach helps you formulate, rise up to, and achieve your personal and professional aspirations.

Call us to arrange for a tightly stripted 15-minute-long free consultation to start the process. If you feel inspired, we offer what we call a "1-4" package. The "1" stands for a one-hour-long start-off session. The "4" stands for four hour-long follow-through sessions, each with a specific focus. The sessions are integrated into a complete loop and do not overlap each other in content. Customers have told us that the first session alone already has changed their lives, and you can stop there if you wish. But it is literally just the beginning of the five session loop to "turn on" your life to "full."

Business strategy training

We provide advanced corporate and university-based business strategy training, both in the United States and abroad, using sophisticated simulation software and cutting-edge business cases. Our course, Creating Value through Effective Strategic Management, delivers three key participant outcomes:

1. Learn to view business from the chief executive's point of view: Forward-looking, long-range, and integrative across functional areas. Conceptual learning, analytical skills building, and hands-on exercises lead participants to understand and leverage the power of clear strategy and strategy implementation.

2. Learn how business creates and increases value for shareholders, employees, suppliers, distributors, end-customers, and the communities in which they live. To build value, participants analyze and assess a firm's internal and external environment through concept development, case study analysis, and an applied competitive strategy simulation.

3. Learn to develop a broad set of business skills and perspectives: Participants develop analytical, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills in the sessions. They meet and work with leaders from other companies and industries to broaden their perspectives when solving problems and exploiting opportunities.

The facilitators include Dr. J. Brauer (Ph.D., Economics, University of Notre Dame) and Dr. A. Robinson (Ph.D., Strategic Management, University of Alabama). Both are experienced business school professors and consulting professionals. Dr. Robinson brings value-creating expertise in the areas of strategic management, marketing, and entrepreneurship. His over fifteen years in operations management and consulting complement his considerable board service experiences. Additionally, he has taken several organizations through strategic planning board retreats. His travels to locations such as Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Japan, Norway, Holland, England, Italy, Poland, and Belgium provide for a thoroughly global perspective when approaching strategic issues. Dr. Brauer brings economic and financial expertise to business strategy. He has extensive academic, public sector, and NGO board and consulting experience as well as business experience in the leisure and publishing industries. A native of Berlin, Germany, he has traveled in over 50 countries, often for extended periods of time, and has held visiting professorships in Australia, Colombia, South Africa, Spain, and Thailand.

Career-skills assessment, development, and leadership training

Firm psychological evidence shows that career interests are formed relatively early in life and then rarely change. In contrast, career motivations do change over one’s lifetime (e.g., at different life stages we may want more workplace autonomy rather than more workplace variety or more financial security). Thus, the identification of career interests is paramount. Career skills are learned and need constant updating over the duration of one's work-life. Importantly, skills can be learned to match the requirements of one's interests! For example, if you are interested in a career requiring the confident projection of authority, you can learn this skill, just as you can learn technical, computing, or academic skills.

✓ Career interests (e.g., quantitative analysis; managing people and teams; setting business strategy; handling overall enterprise control; technology application; influencing others);
✓ Career motivations (e.g., workplace autonomy; intellectual challenges at work; work variety; financial gain and/or prestige of the work position and company); and
✓ Nonacademic career skills (e.g., interpersonal skills such as empathy, respect for others, and self-control; power and influence skills such as oral communication, leadership confidence, and motivational ability; analysis and decision-making skills such as critical thinking, comfort with risk, and decisiveness; and workplace skills such as persistence, time management, and work delegation skills).

We assesses your current skill strengths and deficiencies to help you leverage your strengths and to improve upon your deficiencies. For more details, email us at info[at]QuintServ[dot]com.

For details on any of the above, email us at info[at]QuintServ[dot]com.

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