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

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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Org Design 201

Designing your organization to meet the needs of your future

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Succession Management with Race and Gender at the Center - Single Org or Cohort

Learn the tools and practices to facilitate a robust succession management process in your own organization.

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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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Leadership Coaching

Coaching is designed in partnership with each executive around identified individual leadership challenges and in light of the demands of the priorities.

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