Courses and support for professional progress​

In response to the overwhelming need for on-demand learning due to COVID-19, I have co-founded Clear Crossing Academy, which will deliver robust, structured online courses and social learning support in three critical and interrelated areas: leadership, culture and storytelling.

Our beta launch is scheduled for Autumn 2020.

Courses and support for professional progress

In response to the overwhelming need for on-demand learning due to COVID-19, I have co-founded Clear Crossing Academy, which will deliver robust, structured online courses and social learning support in three critical and interrelated areas: leadership, culture and storytelling.

Our beta launch is scheduled for Autumn 2020.

The Founders Course

In response to the rise and growth of startups I’ve created The Founders Course; a ten week deep dive into further developing your leadership and foundational culture amid rapid growth followed by a two week review and revision period.

This course includes:

  • Twelve 75min 1:1 coaching sessions or 15 hours of consulting scheduled over the course of a 10-12 week period
  • A tailored PDF plan inclusive of relevant supplemental tools and resources 
  • Direct access to connect with me via phone or email in between our sessions should you require additional support or guidance
  • Unlimited access to original content created throughout the duration of our time together 
  • Early access to special offers in the future

#1

Get Real

“Getting out of your own way”

Actions

  • Identify your pain points 
  • Confront nervousness,  anxiety and excitement among other things
  • Acknowledge what has gotten you to this point
  • Establish or refine  your professional goals (hopes and dreams)

So that you can: Show up authentically and powerfully everyday!

#2

The Leaders

“Getting out of your own way”

Actions

  • Build trust
  • Get comfortable with conflict
  • Achieve commitment
  • Embrace accountability
  • Focus on results

So that you can: Truly lead with confidence

#3

Words to live by…

“Mission & vision are your driving factors”

Actions

  • Determine to what extent your mission and vision are driving your business 
  • Identify visible markers of congruent behavior and your mission
  • Ensure your vision clearly identifies your wildest aspirations

So that you can: “Walk the talk”

#4

The Audit

“You’re growing what else is going on?”

Actions

Take stock of:

    • Your services or products 
    • Progress towards your goals or KPIs
    • Overall team morale 
    • Availability of resources

So that you can: Face growth realistically while ensuring the continued success of your organization.

#5

Be crystal clear

“Creating clarity has everything to do with achieving alignment.”

Actions

  • Get real about the importance of clarity
  • Examine the fundamentals

So that you can: Banish confusion and be aligned.

#6

The Plan

“Your playbook, roadmap, strategic or action plan”

Actions

  • Clearly outline what your organization wants to achieve 
  • Define the purpose
  • Identify tools needed

So that you can: Hit your targets!

#7

The Team

Actions

  • Identify expansion roles 
  • Devise a clear purpose and key responsibilities for each role
  • Assemble or expand high functioning teams

So that you can: Grow sustainably beyond the surge point you’re currently experiencing.

#8

Communication

Actions

  • Consider your communication strategy, how might various stakeholders expect to be communicated with? 
  • Solidify a dependable approach
  • Close the gap on expectations and reality

So that you can: Communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

#9

Growing People

Actions

Identify or refine: 

  • Onboarding
  • Mentoring, coaching
  • Nurturing future leaders 
  • Benefits  
  • Off-boarding

So that you can: Establish a series of core documents or policies which will demystify your approach while systematically informing your people  growth at your organization.

#10

Planning for the Crisis

Actions

  • Get familiar with the various crises you’ll be confronted with
  • Establish or refine your approach
  • Determine or refine what resources you might need to help you successfully navigate the crisis

So that you can: Lead with strength and resilience when faced with a crisis.

#11 & #12

Recap

Actions

  • Circle back on any aspect of our work together

So that you can: Ensure that your progress is sustainable and replicable in the future.

Bonus

Follow up

Actions

  • Strategic follow up at a point in time of your choosing following our initial 12 sessions together. 

So that you can: Reflect on progress and possibly readjust approach for optimal success. 

The founders course is not:

  • A one-size-fits-all approach to effective leadership and cultivating positive workplace culture 
  • A step-by-step foolproof plan
  • A professional development course designed to help you ‘tick a box’

The founders course is:

A rigorous ‘hands on’ program aimed at empowering and arming founders with the knowledge and tools to lead effectively amidst navigating the challenges of nurturing a growing organization while mindfully cultivating a uniquely positive workplace culture where stakeholders belong and thrive.