Creating superior value as trusted partners
Supporting the restructuring of a global corporate foundation for sustainable growth and maximal social impact
East-West Seed KT
EWS-KT’s showcases profitable and sustainable farming practices to smallholder vegetable farmers who face challenges with low yields in underdeveloped markets (Asia & Africa), thereby leveraging the long-term commercial incentives of East-West Seed.
Since its establishment, EWS-KT has experienced rapid growth, necessitating the streamlining of the organization to enhance clarity, productivity, and the overall quality of its work.
We worked closely with the Director and a select team of senior leaders. Phase one included an organization-wide questionnaire to identify bottlenecks. Phase two focused on formulating a delivery roadmap with interventions, timelines, and project teams.
– Actionable roadmap to maximize impact and foster innovation among smallholders
– Alignment and ownership among the leaders of EWS-KT
– Enhanced decision-making through identifying the priorities
Creating a feedback culture to support the growth trajectory of African internet provider
Poa! internet connects the underserved communities of Africa, improving lives through unlimited access to knowledge and opportunities. Its vision is to bring internet to every home in Africa. For over 5 years poa! internet has been steadily building it’s ambition to be the leading internet provider in Africa.
To sustain the growth trajectory of Poa! Internet, the executive team recognized the importance of enhancing feedback practices among senior leaders within the organization. This included both the giving and receiving of feedback.
In the project’s initial stage, 360° leadership feedback questionnaires were distributed among all senior leaders. Subsequently, a workshop was conducted to review and discuss the questionnaire results. During this workshop the senior leadership team also discussed and agreed on the best internal feedback practices to be implemented.
– Increased trust among senior leaders
– Stronger communication & feedback practices company-wide
Enhancing leadership capacity in a large international corporate foundation
East-West Seed KT
EWS-KT’s showcases profitable and sustainable farming practices to smallholder vegetable farmers who face challenges with low yields in underdeveloped markets (Africa & Asia), thereby leveraging the long-term commercial incentives of East-West Seed.
EWS-KT is experiencing rapid growth, necessitating the growth of internal leadership capacity. The organisation promotes a leadership style centered around coaching, aimed at unlocking the full potential of every individual.
Through an ongoing partnership, coaching is optional for all staff members in leadership positions. Coaching engagements include 360° questionnaires, in-depth discussions with the supervisor and a number of 1:1 coaching sessions.
– Enhanced leadership capacity
– Inspiring, motivated and engaged leaders
– Improved leadership transitions
Creating a culture of empowerment in a global startup
Advance Insight is a fast-growing technology company, supporting the digital transformation of ambitious and high-impact SME’s in Africa. The organisations help SMEs streamline their company processes, improve efficiency and thereby reduce costs through the adoption of professional IT systems.
Advance Insight has experienced significant growth since its establishment. To foster the sustainability of its growth trajectory, management wishes to reduce the reliance on its principal leaders.
The project consisted of three phases: organizational assessment, roadmap development, and strategic change initiative design. Ongoing collaboration involves various interventions, including management team coaching, 1:1 executive coaching sessions, and strategy facilitation.
– The management team has more time to spend on strategy and empowering team members
– An organisational culture which is increasingly characterized by proactivity, autonomy and empowerment
Supporting the situational leadership capacity of African entrepreneurs
TechBridge Invest Africa is an accelerator and technology hub in Kenya and Uganda with comprehensive entrepreneurship programs and investment tracks for start-ups. Its principal aim is to create sustainable businesses and jobs.
Most startup founders part of TechBridge Invest’s incubator program have little experience in leading big teams – a skill that becomes increasingly important as the business grows. TechBridge Invest recognizes the significance of leadership development and offers specialized training and mentoring programs.
Startup founders took part in a comprehensive and interactive training session focused on developing their situational leadership skills. Subsequently, they participated in a group coaching session aimed at integrating the acquired knowledge into their day-to-day operations.
– Improved leadership knowledge and skills
– Enhanced situational leadership capacity with a focus on understanding and addressing the unique needs of each team member
Executive coaching of a newly appointed Regional Director
Advance Consulting is a specialized international consulting firm that works across the globe advising companies, public organisations and NGOs on private sector development
Advance Consulting appointed a new Regional Director to lead the operations in East and Southern Africa. In order to facilitate a seamless transition into this pivotal role, the Regional Director looked for an executive coach.
A typical executive coaching trajectory includes a 360-degree feedback questionnaire, goal setting, 1:1 coaching sessions, in-depth discussions with an in-company sponsor and an evaluation report.
– Clarity on priorities and goals for the job
– Increased awareness of behavioral patterns
– Improved leadership capacity