Helping Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Grow, Scale, Evolve and Perform Better

Strategic HR, Talent Management, Startup HR

As global consultants, we are passionate about helping organizations of all sizes and stages to attract, develop, and engage/retain talent.

In today’s marketplace, competition for talent has never been greater. We can help you find new and different ways to help organizations to develop and implement practical end to end talent management strategy and initiatives focused around finding the right talent, at the right place, time, cost & return, and as productive as possible.

As a Leadership Capital Partner and Executive Coach to startup and private firm leaders, teams and organizations, we are uniquely qualified to assess and put a plan in place to ensure the firm has the right leadership, talent and culture to support the organizations stage and growth projections, in a very practical and pragmatic way. HR at startups and small firms is different, and we have the demonstrated experience coaching and advising CEOs, founders, leaders, and startup teams to function at the highest possible level.

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The HR Value Chain

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.” Jim Collins, Good to Great

Sample of Services, Programs, Initiatives

  • Startup HR, Interim Head of HR, Chief People Officer
  • Startup HR Consulting and Advising
  • Startup and Private Firm Leadership Coaching
  • Employer Branding and Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Executive Recruiting and Onboarding
  • Executive, Leadership & Management Development Programs
  • Talent Strategy, Philosophy and Programs, Succession Planning
  • Culture & Values Facilitation and Design
  • Employee Engagement Consulting and Facilitation
  • Position and Compensation Architecture, Career Development
  • HR Business Partner Advising and Mentoring
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs
  • Performance Management (Enablement)
  • Merger and Acquisition Integration

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We help you focus on what’s most important and the results that matter most.

A Practical, Research-Based Approach

Certified in methods and assessments that provide you actionable insights for leadership and team building

Evidence Based Coaching

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The Birkman Method

Lominger/Korn Ferry Leadership Architect

Global Leader of the Future 360

Social + Emotional Intelligence Profile (SEIP)

CustomInsight 360 & Engagement Survey

Prosci Change Management Certified

Stakeholder Centered Coaching

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Workplace Big Five Profile

Lominger/Korn Ferry Voices® 360

CCL 360 Benchmarks (full suite all levels)

Enneagram for Individuals

Change Acceleration Process Certified

What Our Clients Say

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Co-Founder & CEO, WePay

Kathy led our People function at a critical time during rapid growth - ultimately helping to guide WePay and our team towards a successful exit. She was a great partner on learning and development, organization design, compensation and many other areas.

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General Manager, Amazon

As my executive coach, Kathy was an critical part of my success as I integrated into the company. She developed a customized integration plan which was effective at helping me to focus on the right things; to integrate into the culture; and to uncover some early data on me through 360-interviews with key stakeholders.

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Marketing Executive, Salesforce.com

Working with Kathy as my coach has helped me move my career to the next level. She's given me new tools to help me be a better listener, more strategic planner, and more powerful leader.

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Head of User Growth and Analytics, Google

When I was hired into a management position at Google, Kathy was amazingly helpful at helping me get oriented into the company. But, even more importantly, she proactively worked with me to define what things I needed to do to be successful in the new role. I relied on her to help me with everything from thinking about the org structure to figuring out which relationships I needed to build in the company, to providing coaching. She has a structured way of thinking about complicated org and HR issues, and I'm grateful for her support.

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Senior Executive, Sony Playstation

Kathy led our business partner managers, organizational/talent planning efforts. Kathy initiated new processes, integrated structure and adapted technology to assist our management teams to proactively manage our talent and map for the future without excessive time requirements. Kathy brings a wealth of experience, wisdom and take charge approach to create immediate positive change. Kathy will help any organization get more out of HR as a resources to drive business goals.