Alula: A CLG Company

Leadership

Advancing leadership at all levels begins with developing leadership behaviors.

A high-performing organization starts with effective leadership. Ineffective leadership can weaken company performance and business results due to the mismanagement of resources, strategic misalignment, and a host of other organizational problems. The best leaders understand these issues and what is required to create and foster an environment that delivers high performance.

But even with well-established leadership development programs, most organizations struggle to effectively cultivate and advance high-performing leaders, accelerate the development of mid-level leaders, or fill the talent pipeline with a steady stream of capable leadership candidates.

ALULA’s approach is different. Our deep understanding of how the actions and words of leaders influence business results allows us to help organizations unlock essential leadership behaviors, increasing the pace of development and directly impacting results.

We have 25+ years of experience in helping clients solve this rapidly intensifying business challenge, with specific expertise in the following:

Executive Coaching

The beliefs and actions of leaders provide critical influence into an organization’s overall culture and ability to execute business strategy. Unlike most traditional coaching models, ALULA’s executive coaching approach is grounded in the science of behavior.

We help leaders identify the most critical actions they need to demonstrate to be most effective, align those actions with results, then track and measure both to ensure they directly impact organizational performance.

Generational Leadership

The importance of understanding the demands of a multi-generational workforce is increasingly apparent for leaders at all levels. And developing generational leadership is an essential key to building an inclusive culture, which is the ultimate foundation for improved team and organizational success.

Our unique approach to generational leadership is based on research and a science that informs us as to why people do the things they do. We help prepare multi-generational leaders to lead in a way that acknowledges and leverages the strengths and preferences of each generation.

Leader Transition

Organizations that plan and execute successful leadership transitions are well positioned to realize new levels of growth and success.

ALULA’s leader transition approach provides customized, systematic, and practical support for leaders moving into a new organization or role. Our evidence-based process is different because we help leaders quickly focus on objective behaviors that allow for clear understanding and precise direction to act upon.

This unique method enables leaders to:

  • Accelerate the timeframe for being effective in the role
  • Establish the transition strategy to their specific situation
  • Build productive relationships and credibility from the start
  • Develop long-term leadership capabilities

This approach helps leaders to establish credibility and generate performance momentum more efficiently than traditional approaches.

Leadership Development

Our research indicates that leadership development and, more specifically, leadership behavior is directly linked to successful strategy execution.

With a deep understanding of the science of behavior, ALULA works with clients to determine what business-critical behaviors are needed to propel their business strategies. Pairing this knowledge with leaders’ development needs, we then are able to build a science-based program that provides a customized experience to develop the specific leadership skills and behaviors necessary to improve individual and organizational performance.

Leadership Team Effectiveness

An organization’s success is a direct result of its leadership team’s drive and ability to achieve strategic goals. Having a clear understanding of your team’s effectiveness is critical to ensuring sustainable high performance.

Our unique approach to leadership team effectiveness is as individual as the teams we serve. Grounded in the science of behavior, we work with leadership to achieve alignment, build individual leadership competencies, and increase individual and team effectiveness to enable the execution of strategic priorities and business results.

Performance Coaching

ALULA’s performance coaching for leaders provides a proven structure to help leaders accelerate their own professional development and deliver high performance from their teams. Our approach employs science-based tools and processes that focus on identifying the business-critical behaviors needed to drive reliable business results.

Partnering with leaders, we help them identify and develop the leadership actions they must do every day. We then help them to identify, deploy, and reinforce the critical actions required by team members to ensure targeted results are achieved.

Case Studies: leadership

Leadership Development

ALULA helped a mature international cosmetics and personal care corporation rejuvenate leadership through a global academy to accelerate leadership transformation

Challenge

  • This nearly 150-year-old client needed to rejuvenate its traditional culture, to assure future revenue and market share growth

Solution

  • High-potential leaders attended custom programs on leading self, teams, and the organization, with coaching for all

Results

  • Company's global leaders now use a common leadership language and are aligned with action plans to achieve the 2020 vision and beyond

Case Studies: leadership

Leadership Development

ALULA helped provider of health benefits software accelerate leadership development

Challenge

  • As this internal-benefits software provider transformed into a for-profit commercial software-service unit, many lower-level leaders quickly advanced to higher positions—but lacked important leadership competencies

Solution

  • ALULA created a fit-for-purpose Accelerated Leadership Development Center to advance lower/mid-managers to the director level

Results

  • Successful changes to many roles, advancements, and revenue growth.

Case Studies: leadership

Performance Coaching

ALULA Performance Coaching helped major mining enterprise improve production, cost, and safety

Challenge

  • Expand mining volume and still meet production targets safely

Solution

  • Pinpointed Business-Critical Behaviors and coached leaders in Five Core Leadership Behaviors

Results

  • Dramatically increased production volume. Exceeded 157% of original production target, with reduced cost-per-ton.
  • Recordable Injury Frequency Rate improved 36% in 5 months.
  • Production reliability improved by 25% and 33% for each of two mines