In her program for Executive Coaching, Leslie Barker moves beyond the traditional corporate framework. Instead of supervision, the emphasis is guidance and mentorship. Through incremental changes, next-generation leaders gradually learn how to process information and guide team members.
As a lean business consultant, Leslie works with organizations around Toronto and across North America, her approach to executive coaching and professional development touches on three vital components:
The most critical aspect is aligning teams around a shared goal, a why that guides every important decision. While the emphasis is always customer value, the most important takeaways will be learning how to increase speed, reduce waste, and leverage the impact of talented team members.
Through lean business consulting methods, Leslie shares how to leverage human capital for sustainable, competitive growth. With a portfolio of tools designed to enhance and expand client experience, it’s possible to transform organizations from the inside-out. Learn how to create a new generation leaders who understand the value of respect, learning, and continuous improvement.
I've had the pleasure of working with Leslie on a project to double our company's revenue over a 5 year period. Leslie worked with the senior team, not only to develop the strategy to achieve our goals but to build the teams capabilities in order to execute using Lean methodology...With Leslie's expertise and guidance in problem solving and PDCA we achieved our goals...
Leslie and her team bring a high level professionalism and in-depth knowledge on developing high efficiency workplaces. I have worked with Lean Expansion on many occasions, across various industries, in all cases, Leslie’s ability to coach and mentor across all levels of an organization stands out. The results have been remarkable, most importantly, coming from the teams and individuals she has coached. We can all improve, Lean Expansion is able to help us define our goals and exceed them.
Leslie challenges organizations to consider the systems that will support thinking patterns and routines for success. The teaching and coaching I received from Leslie changed me forever, helping me see with new eyes.
Reach out to get in touch. I'm open to learning about challenges, opportunities, and discussing how lean thinking can increase profits or prepare your company for growth.