The Visionary with big ideas and little interest in execution. The Processor who insists on putting every detail through a system, slowing things down. The Operator who just wants to end the meeting and get back to the “real work.” These three characters sit at every business meeting, each battling for their competing agendas and together blocking the way to real progress. What does it take to end this gridlock?
In this Soundview Live webinar, Lead Your Team to Predictable Success, Les McKeown argues that every successful team includes a critical fourth player—the Synergist—who can take all three: the visionary, the processor and the operator; and knit them together into a dynamic, well-rounded team. Learn more at http://www.summary.com/
Les McKeown is a serial founder/owner, sought-after advisor, bestselling author, and in-demand speaker.
Les is a native of Ireland. He first distinguished himself as that country’s youngest-ever accounting partner. After time at Price Waterhouse, Les became a serial entrepreneur – launching over 40 businesses from a Pizza Hut master license to a graphic design agency, from a tool and die manufacturing company to one of Ireland’s leading contemporary art galleries. He simultaneously co-founded a business incubation consultancy that grew to 13 offices worldwide.
Now based in Marblehead MA, Les works with senior leaders every day to help them restore equilibrium to their companies, re-ignite confidence in their own management skills, and lead their teams forward into the next stage of growth. He also spends tie writing, teaching, and speaking about organizational success. His clients span industries and include Harvard University, Pella, Chiron Corporation, T-Mobile, United Technologies, American Express, Canadian Defense Department, and Verisign.
Attendees will learn about:
• How to recognize the signs of ineffective teamwork.
• How to make the right interventions at pivotal moments.
• What your team needs to succeed.
• How anyone can learn to be an effective Synergist.
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