Case Studies

We specialize in assisting high potential and top talent leaders to step into their A-game by expanding their capacity and ability to perform their personal best, inspire their teams to deliver outstanding results, and be a driving force in organizational change. We believe that investing in the potential of your best people is the secret to business success.

Common Client Challenges

With more than 29 years of experience working with managers, directors, senior leaders, executives and CEOs in a variety of industries, many of our clients experience similar challenges. Our leadership development for top and emerging talent programs address a variety of common obstacles:

Strategic and Organizational Changes

  • Rapid business growth
  • Organizational restructuring
  • Mergers or the acquisition of another organization
  • Developing new lines of business / business expansion
  • Navigate organizational changes

Developing Leadership and Managerial Skills

  • Executive presence, positioning and personal brand
  • Counterproductive or inappropriate behavior
  • Communication challenges and strong interpersonal skills
  • Team talent development, productivity, turnover or alignment issues
  • Develop strong organizational advocates and key stakeholders
  • Setting clear organizing priorities with managerial discipline to execute

Partnering and Working Effectively With Others

  • Personal effectiveness to encourage open expression of ideas and opinions
  • Trust and advocacy that impacts, inspires, and builds strong relationships
  • Understand and appreciate other perspectives with a diversified range of backgrounds, experiences, and styles
  • Development of high performing teams that leverage diversity, provide opportunities for, and encourage others to participate leading to an inclusive work environment
  • Partners across boundaries to build alignment, buy-in, and achieve outcomes that benefit all parties

Personal Growth and Effectiveness

  • Determining what’s most important and aligning one’s day-to-day life and work with one’s core values
  • Identifying one’s gifts and talents and finding the best way to use them
  • Managing up, influencing key stakeholders and navigating politics
  • Feeling stuck, stale or frozen
  • Getting out of one’s own way and taking action
  • Developing confidence in oneself and inspiring the confidence of others

Talent Development and Succession Planning

  • Staffing the right leadership team to achieve specific business results
  • Developing top and emerging talent and succession planning
  • Management effectiveness
  • Retention and talent development to develop high potential individuals into future leaders

Team Assessment and Development

  • Clear leadership competencies that support achieving strategic goals
  • Collaborative working relationships; have each others’ back
  • Connect leadership competencies and business results
  • Deliver outstanding results with alignment of teamwork, excellence, leadership, performance, growth, and outcomes
  • Clarity of roles, responsibilities, goals and outcomes

Women’s Leadership

  • Robust women’s leadership forum that produces measurable results
  • Consistently developing women to step into their leadership potential
  • Executive presence and ability to present ideas powerfully with confidence
  • Proactively building a personal leadership brand

Women’s Leadership Retreats

  • Renewed sense of self, power, confidence, and capabilities to create the next phase of leadership
  • Attract more opportunities with ease
  • Expand and stretch vision, voice, capabilities, and impact
  • Nurturing supportive community of professional women


For more information on how Vision Quest Consulting can help, contact us.

Corporate Education

Leadership Skills Development

Are executives in your organization missing critical skills in communication, conflict resolution, influencing, negotiating or decision-making?

Our leadership training courses build on a foundation of key leadership competencies, and we ensure that participants gain proficiency and excel in developing new skills, approaches and behaviors.

  • We customize our management training programs to reflect your cultural, organizational and business challenges, ensuring that all content is relevant, and new skills can be implemented immediately
  • We align our programs with your immediate and long-term strategies and goals
  • We deliver programs at your site, saving time and money
  • We offer pre and post-workshop assignments to ensure new skills and behaviors are put into practice, reinforced and sustained over time
  • We draw from the leadership expertise of our own team as well as that of a variety of outside thought leaders, including Jim Collins, Peter Senge, Stephen Covey, Larry Bossidy, David Houle, Ram Charan, Julio Olalla, and the Harvard Negotiation Project, among others

Leadership Training Courses


Mastering the Art of High Stakes Conversations
Executive Presentations
Interviewing Skills and Techniques

Talent Management

Providing Constructive Feedback
Managing Talent and Performance

Execution and Results

Strategic Decision Making: Influence, Power and Presence
Negotiation Essentials
Dimensions of Success: Navigating Impact vs. Risk

Management Development

Introduction to Leadership
Resolving Conflict
Managers and Leaders as Coaches
Motivational Management

Women Leaders

Women’s Leadership Development


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