I can't begin to tell you the difference your training has made in my management style.  While I still need to work on paraphrasing and Asking and Listening, the skills are coming along and I find the conversations I have far more meaningful, actionable and, in short, more effective!

— Sr. VP, Operations

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1. Align business strategy and values:

If we don’t pull together, we could pull apart


  • How can we align business strategy and values throughout the organization so all employees understand, connect to, and commit to the goals?
  • How can we create a sense of urgency about the importance of achieving business goals and objectives?
  • What skills do leaders need to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment?
  • What can we do if some of our systems and processes are in conflict with the business strategy?
  • What are a few simple metrics that help organizations determine the degree to which alignment exists?


  1. Pinpoint alignment gaps with AHA targeted Organizational Assessment.
  2. Get the senior team on the same page through Strategic Alignment Planning sessions
  3. Get business units pulling in the same direction through AHA Organizational Design Consulting.
  4. Align processes and policies through Strategic Alignment Consulting.
  5. Align the culture of merged organizations through Strategic Alignment Consulting.
  6. Make sure everyone understands strategy, values, and goals through Strategy Communication channels and forums.
  7. Give leaders tools and skills to communicate strategy and align employees through customized, skills-based Strategic Alignment Training.
  8. Measure leaders’ effectiveness in communicating strategy through InnerView 360 Surveys or Manager Communication Surveys.
  9. Align teams through facilitated Team Alignment Sessions.
  10. Coach leaders in alignment skills through targeted Executive Coaching.
  11. Sustain and embed strategic alignment through Training Key People to lead the effort (without aid from consultants).