Talent Initiative is our most comprehensive offering. This intensive and holistic consulting, coaching and training program engages key leaders from across an organization in a six month, four-phase process of aligning, assessing, planning for, and implementing a customized leadership development and talent management strategy. 

The process includes actual implementation work to support the three-year roadmap, or Strategic Talent Plan, that is generated during Talent Initiative. As the organization begins to build a culture that prioritizes talent management, the learning comes alive and transformative impact can occur in the chosen processes. The consultants transition from project leaders to supportive coaches, thereby developing the organization’s internal capabilities to manage these and new processes going forward.

Talent Initiative doesn’t necessarily stop with the engagement’s end. Following “commencement,” AchieveMission clients become part of an interactive alumni community, with access to best practices, resources, and data shared among a growing peer group of similarly focused organizations.

Talent Initative Client Interviews

In this series of interviews, we sit down with the leaders of organizations engaging in Talent Initiative to learn more about their experience. Through the conversations, you’ll hear about why leaders choose to prioritize talent management, the challenges they face in doing the work, and how it impacts their organization’s ability to adapt and succeed.

Success, Sucession, and Salsa
Lori Kaplan, CEO, Latin American Youth

Aligning Culture to Deliver Mission
Joseph Kimbrell, Executive Director, Louisiana Public Health Institute

Starting Up with an HCM Foundation
Karen Stout, President and CEO, Achieving the Dream

Moving Up From Excellent
Jane Golden, Founder and Executive Director, Mural Arts Program

When The Timing Isn’t Perfect
Molly Baldwin, Founder and CEO, Roca, Inc.

Building an HCM Foundation on Best Practice
Cliff Majersick, Executive Director, Institute for Market Transformation

A Selection of Our OFFERINGS

Strategic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Planning with Race at Center

Address your organization’s most pressing DEI-related challenges through an inclusive process that leads to concrete changes in management practices, systems and culture.

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Leadership Team Effectiveness in a Virtual Environment

Discover new ways to sustain relationships, foster intentional communication and make tough decisions as your team collaborates in a largely-virtual working environment.

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Whole Organization assessment

It starts with knowing where you are in your talent and leadership practices, and the effect these have on your organization’s internal culture and external impact.

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Talent Initiative

This intensive and holistic consulting, coaching and training program engages key leaders in aligning, assessing, planning for, and implementing a customized leadership development and talent management strategy. 

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Ready to Go - Executive level transitions for Boards and new CEOs

Perfect for a new c-suite or chief executive, will help the new executive transition into a facilitated process designed to generate early alignment and reduce the risk of a bumpy start.

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Leadership is A Verb

Realize your vision of building and sustaining a leadership culture that lives in every facet of your work and team.

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Leading From Center

Learn and practice key concepts and skills in adaptive leadership to exercise leadership in a range of contexts.

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Strengthening Organizational Culture and Design to Get Through and Thrive

Culture has to support purpose. Design has to support culture. The decisions and choices you make now will define your culture and the way things work well into the future.

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Equitable Leadership and Succession

Learn to work in new ways to create environments in which all talented staff are positioned to advance.

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Vice President of Talent On-Demand

This service provides tailored, efficient, flexible coaching coupled with access to AchieveMission’s library of talent management tools, templates and training materials.

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Executive Coaching for Transformation

Exercise leadership on what matters most, adapting and learning in real time.

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