Boost Your Initiative's Success

Need To Get
Back On Track?

Get new options to
redirect for success

Need To Get
Bigger Results?

Leverage some new
strategies and tools

Need Your Team
To Work Better?

Implement new ways
to operate better

An Initiative Success Advisor can help boost performance.


Want a great kick-off?

Need to accelerate progress?
Need to get back on track fast?
Need to boost performance?


"Neil advised me on the risks to focus on leading a major initiative and
the right structure.  He accelerated planning and needed change management."
Senior Manager - NetApp, Inc.
"Neil advised me on leading my new product team that resulted in
its product revenue being 12 times higher than the previous product."
Michael Beiter, Director - Black & Decker Corporation

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24/7 Support?

On-demand coaching and access to
online assessments, tools and videos.

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Why Use An Outside Resource?

  • You get to talk confidentially and openly about your challenges
  • It is really difficult to see the blind spots in how things are operating
  • You more quickly get your effort focused, sequenced and orchestrated
  • You quickly get deep insights and more options to pick the right solution
  • You do not have the time or expertise to figure out what to do and how to do it

"Neil helped me design and implement a much better new product process.
I highly recommend him for working with technical executives."
Bruce Pittman, Director - New Focus, Inc
"Neil helped me clarify issues and develop the strategic
vision, goals and initiative needed for a successful future."
Steve Wolf, General Manager - Vander-Bend

What Are Your Goals?

  • Plan Better Launch
  • Accelerate Progress
  • Increase Performance
  • Boost Team Impact
  • Increase Team Cohesion
  • Get Executive Support
  • Start Better
  • Overcome Resistance
  • Align Stakeholders
  • Manage Risks Better
  • Improve Collaboration
  • Get Better ROI

How I Can Help

These are some of the things I can do to help you achieve your goals.

  • Business Case
  • Executive Buy-in
  • Kick Offs
  • Stakeholder Alignment
  • Health Checks
  • Team Productivity
  • Risk Checks
  • Change Management
  • Lessons Learned Captures
  • Implemenation Monitoring

 

How We Work Together

I will help you identify what to do and help you focus, sequence and orchestrate your improvement or change effort.  We can work on a single issue or I can provide on-going support as you move through your improvement effort or change initiative. My service is not an expensive traditional consulting service. I provide convenient and affordable support working virtually at convenient times for you.

High Tech Experience

In my Director roles throughout my high tech career, I led initiatives focused on product development improvement, IT system deployment, technical organization redesigns and technical leader development. Earlier in my career, I was an electronics system design engineer and customer engineer.  So I am uniquely effective when advising executives and managers in technical groups like engineering, IT and product management. 

Let's talk about your goals and challenges
so I can give you some suggestions.

Schedule A No Charge Consultation

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Neil's Bio

As a Career, Leader & Organization Success Advisor, Neil has helped over 350 executives and managers make themselves and their groups more successful.  Starting as a design engineer and customer engineer,  his career evolved to VP Leadership Development positions at GE and USF&G and Director Business Transformation positions at VMware, Amazon Lab126, and Cisco Systems. Neil has MBA and BS Electrical Engineering degrees and is a Certified Leadership Advisor.

Better Transitions | San Jose CA

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Leader Advisor and Career Advisor serving San Jose California, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Northern California and the surrounding areas.