About Us

Effective leadership for the long term, not just for today

The GuruMaker Executive Development team are world-renowned experts at transforming top talent into resourceful, adaptive and inspiring leaders. Our approach is informed by a global perspective. Since our inception in 1999 we’ve worked on every continent, shaping our ability to be empathic with all types of personalities and communication styles to bring out the best in them.

Our core team brings a rich blend of experience in business, organizational dynamics, communications, the neuroscience behind leadership, the dramatic arts and psychology. Using the latest research and insights from these varied disciplines, we deliver tailored coaching programs which significantly improve the performance of the leaders who are critical to your organization’s success.

Here are some of the core solutions we offer:

For more information about our range of workshops, seminars and executive coaching programs call us today at 866-740-4176 or send us an email.

Who have we worked with?

A wide range of organizations have entrusted us with the development of their leaders. They include GE, Hewlett Packard, Deutsche Bank, Standard & Poor’s, General Motors, MetLife, Baker-Hughes, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte Consulting, Northrop Grumman, PepsiCo and Barclays Capital, as well as non-profits such as The Nature Conservancy and U.S. Green Building Council.

Whether your organization is a large multinational or an entrepreneurial start-up, we understand the real-world challenges your leaders face and we’ll deliver lasting, measurable results. See a partial list of our clients.

A method that guarantees sustained behavioral change

It’s a clear methodology with your organizational goals at its heart. We’ll talk business and leadership strategy, taking the time to find out all we can about your unique culture. We’ll offer your leaders fresh insights into ingrained behavioral patterns that impact their effectiveness.

In a safe and confidential environment we’ll build on strengths and support your leaders in developing new skills and behaviors. Every step along the way we’ll guide them towards finding positive solutions that benefit your business long after we’ve left the building.

  • We’ll get to know your organization’s unique culture and politics, the system and your leader’s place in it.
  • What is your leader’s current reality? What should the new reality look like?
  • We’ll conduct assessments, gather feedback, help your leaders with goal-setting and action-planning.
  • We’ll spark new ideas, offer options and alternatives – and we’ll ask all the right questions, helping your leaders coach themselves towards improved performance.
  • Once they’re on the right track we’ll keep them there, providing honest feedback and ongoing support that helps learning stick and improved behaviors become habits.
  • We’ll also help your leaders create a support network of internal stakeholders to maintain motivation and awareness for the long-term.

Programs are designed to fit your personal or organizational needs

1-day, 2-day or 3-day workshops as well as one-on-one executive coaching sessions.

Email us now or call 866-740-4176 to discuss your development goals.