What we do

 
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exceed business objectives through aligned leadership

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co-create compelling ways to communicate and relate to others

 

executive coaching  

What

You have a vision of the leader you want to be. In the same way that Iceland’s powerful system of underground waterways and above ground waterfalls forge forward, VISKA Coaches will facilitate your movement toward that vision.

we ignite and sustain transformation to propel you forward for meaningful results

who

You’re a senior leader and have been for a while, you’ve probably read a bunch about leadership and taken several courses, but closing the gap between what you know and what you do is where we live.

why

We save you 9 months of trial and error when transitioning to the next level.  Shifting you from scientist to leader in science, or your equivalent.


leadership advising 

WhaT

The more senior you become, the more lonely it can be.  VISKA Strategists partner with you to co-navigate organizational change, keeping you aligned with all that you say is important to you, keeping north on your compass, and sanity at the breakfast table.

forging new ways forward for leaders

Who

Senior leaders navigating change within their group and organization.

Why

Because it’s lonely at the top, and exceeding business objectives through aligned leadership is critical to organizational success.


leadership team alignment

collective wisdom for meaningful results

What

  • leadership off-sites and retreats
  • bridging functions, genders, generations
  • creating a coaching culture from the top down

Who

Leadership teams who are craving alignment so that they can focus on business objectives rather than the potential tension of the human dynamic of working together.

we guarantee a new, sustainable team experience of doing good business together, shifting your team from endurable to admirable

Why

Alignment matters.  It’s a significant investment in genuine leadership engagement and organizational success.

  • leadership alignment eliminates 5-10% productivity drag
  • 32% of turnover can be avoided through optimal leadership alignment
  • misalignment costs as much as 7% of total yearly revenue

Sample Engagements

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executive coaching

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SVP in global medical devices to transition from being a member of the team to his executive role as leader of the team, transitioning long-term relationships, and simultaneously responding to business initiatives in emerging markets.

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Female CIO in Biotech to build trust, credibility, and an appropriately assertive presence in all-male situations while streamlining operations.

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Senor Director, Business Strategy & New Product Planning to demonstrate readiness for a higher visibility role, to manage nervousness in some work settings, and insert himself more effectively in leadership team meetings so as to become known for his valuable expertise.

 
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leadership adviser

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CFO of international organization to navigate the negotiations of a merger & acquisition, co-navigating the resulting team restructuring and establishing greater accountability in accounting and finance.

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CEO in Technology to identify the leadership and organizational requirements needed to realign for sustained success, and avoid turnaround.

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SVP of Biotech Business Development to evaluate what prevented sales leaders from advancing to the next level of revenue growth, and what about his own style contributed to that dynamic.

 
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leadership team alignment

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Women’s Leadership Initiative to enhance women’s presence so that they could confidently rebrand and prepare for more senior roles within a mostly male Pharmaceutical environment.

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Executive team retreat for top 80 multi-cultural leaders in technology, meeting for the first time after 5 mergers & acquisitions, and establishing a baseline for how to work together.

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Bridge the creative technology innovation team and business development team to translate the ‘foreign language’ of each to increase understanding and exceed business objectives as the organization moved in to accelerated growth.

 
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